According to allcitycodes, Ukraine has a mostly temperate climate with warm summers and cold winters. The south of Ukraine typically experiences warmer temperatures than the north, with average temperatures ranging from -4°C (25°F) in January to 21°C (70°F) in July. In the northern regions, temperatures range from -7°C (19°F) in January to 17°C (63°F) in July. Rainfall is generally highest during the summer months, with an average of 60mm (2.4 inches) per month. During the winter months, rainfall drops significantly to an average of 20mm (0.8 inches) per month. Snowfall is common throughout Ukraine during the winter months, especially in the northern regions where snow can stay on the ground for up to five months a year. Winds are generally light throughout Ukraine but can become strong enough to cause damage during storms and thunderstorms which occur regularly during both summer and winter months. Hailstorms are also quite common during spring and summer months, particularly in western Ukraine near the Carpathian Mountains. Additionally, tornadoes can form over bodies of water such as Lake Syvash on occasion but rarely cause any significant damage when they reach land due to their small size. Check philosophynearby for Ukraine in 2019.