The Kubernetes project maintains release branches for the most recent three minor releases (1.30, 1.29, 1.28). Kubernetes 1.19 and newer receive approximately 1 year of patch support. Kubernetes 1.18 and older received approximately 9 months of patch support.

Kubernetes versions are expressed as x.y.z, where x is the major version, y is the minor version, and z is the patch version, following Semantic Versioning terminology.

More information in the version skew policy document.

Release History


Latest Release:1.30.3 (released: )
End of Life:
Patch Releases: 1.30.0, 1.30.1, 1.30.2, 1.30.3

Complete 1.30 Schedule and Changelog


Latest Release:1.29.7 (released: )
End of Life:

Complete 1.29 Schedule and Changelog


Latest Release:1.28.12 (released: )
End of Life:

Complete 1.28 Schedule and Changelog

Upcoming Release

Check out the schedule for the upcoming 1.31 Kubernetes release!

Helpful Resources

Refer to the Kubernetes Release Team resources for key information on roles and the release process.

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