Weather forecast for the weekend of January 28-29: damp, overcast and light night frosts
According to Sinoptik.ua, the weather at the weekend will be familiar for this unusually warm January: in almost all regions of the country, the temperature will be around 0 ° C during the day, light snow will fall in some places, with a ghostly hope of staying on the ground. And in some places it will even rain. The sun will also mostly hide behind the clouds.
The weather on Saturday January 28
In most of the territory of Ukraine, thermometers will show about 0 ° C during the day. The exception will be Transcarpathia, where the air will warm up to +3°+5 °C, Crimea (+7°+9°C), as well as the Donetsk region, where frosts are expected to -4°-5°C. Precipitation in the form of light sleet and rain is possible in the south and southeast of the country. In the rest of the territory — partly cloudy without significant precipitation.
It will be frosty all over Ukraine at night. In the Poltava region, in the Zaporozhye and Dnipropetrovsk regions, the thermometers will drop to -3 ° -5 ° С, in the eastern regions and in the Sumy region — up to -5*-7°C. In other regions, around -2°-4°C is expected.
Weather on Sunday January 29
At the end of the week, sleet with rain will pass in Zaporozhye, Kherson, Donetsk, Lugansk and Kharkiv regions. In other regions, partly cloudy weather is expected, precipitation will be insignificant. In almost all areas, the average daytime temperature will be about 0 °С, in Transcarpathia — +3…+5 °С, in Kirovohrad region and Donetsk region — -2°-4 °С.
At night in Ivano-Frankivsk, Sumy, Chernihiv, Kyiv, Cherkasy and Chernivtsi regions -4°-6 °С is expected, in the rest of Ukraine — -2°-4°C
Monday January 30 weather
In Volhynia, Rivne, Lvov, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ternopil, Transcarpathian, Khmelnitsky and Chernivtsi regions, the weather will be cloudy at the beginning of the week, light sleet will fall. At the same time, the average air temperature during the day will be about 0 °C (only in the Crimea, thermometers will show +2 °C + 4 °C). At night, the air temperature will drop to -2°-4°C in almost all regions. Only in the Sumy and Kharkiv regions are frosts down to -5 ° C possible, in the Chernivtsi and Kherson regions — up to -6°-8 °C.
Folk signs and beliefs
It was considered that on Pavlov's Day, January 28, winter was finally beginning to subside. A bright month in the night sky promised clear weather in the coming days, covered with clouds — fast snowfalls. Also a sign of imminent warming were cawing crows — the more they sat on the trees, the faster spring should have come.
On Petra, on January 29, they expected frosts and a clear night sky — the summer must then have been hot and fertile. And if there was a blizzard all day long, they were preparing for a cold spring.