North Korea climate guide

Temperature in North Korea (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
-3°C maximum daytime temperature in January in North Korea (Pyongyang)-3
0°C maximum daytime temperature in February in North Korea (Pyongyang)0
7°C maximum daytime temperature in March in North Korea (Pyongyang)7
16°C maximum daytime temperature in April in North Korea (Pyongyang)16
22°C maximum daytime temperature in May in North Korea (Pyongyang)22
27°C maximum daytime temperature in June in North Korea (Pyongyang)27
29°C maximum daytime temperature in July in North Korea (Pyongyang)29
29°C maximum daytime temperature in August in North Korea (Pyongyang)29
25°C maximum daytime temperature in September in North Korea (Pyongyang)25
18°C maximum daytime temperature in October in North Korea (Pyongyang)18
9°C maximum daytime temperature in November in North Korea (Pyongyang)9
0°C maximum daytime temperature in December in North Korea (Pyongyang)0
Min temperature (night-time)
-13°C minimum night-time temperature in January in North Korea (Pyongyang)-13
-10°C minimum night-time temperature in February in North Korea (Pyongyang)-10
-3°C minimum night-time temperature in March in North Korea (Pyongyang)-3
4°C minimum night-time temperature in April in North Korea (Pyongyang)4
10°C minimum night-time temperature in May in North Korea (Pyongyang)10
16°C minimum night-time temperature in June in North Korea (Pyongyang)16
20°C minimum night-time temperature in July in North Korea (Pyongyang)20
21°C minimum night-time temperature in August in North Korea (Pyongyang)21
14°C minimum night-time temperature in September in North Korea (Pyongyang)14
6°C minimum night-time temperature in October in North Korea (Pyongyang)6
-1°C minimum night-time temperature in November in North Korea (Pyongyang)-1
-9°C minimum night-time temperature in December in North Korea (Pyongyang)-9

Sunshine & Daylight in North Korea

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
6 hours of sunshine per day (59% of daylight hours) in January in North Korea6
7 hours of sunshine per day (62% of daylight hours) in February in North Korea7
7 hours of sunshine per day (62% of daylight hours) in March in North Korea7
8 hours of sunshine per day (59% of daylight hours) in April in North Korea8
8 hours of sunshine per day (59% of daylight hours) in May in North Korea8
8 hours of sunshine per day (52% of daylight hours) in June in North Korea8
6 hours of sunshine per day (41% of daylight hours) in July in North Korea6
7 hours of sunshine per day (48% of daylight hours) in August in North Korea7
7 hours of sunshine per day (58% of daylight hours) in September in North Korea7
7 hours of sunshine per day (61% of daylight hours) in October in North Korea7
6 hours of sunshine per day (55% of daylight hours) in November in North Korea6
5 hours of sunshine per day (56% of daylight hours) in December in North Korea5
Daily hours of daylight
10 hours of daylight per day in January in North Korea (Pyongyang)10
11 hours of daylight per day in February in North Korea (Pyongyang)11
12 hours of daylight per day in March in North Korea (Pyongyang)12
13 hours of daylight per day in April in North Korea (Pyongyang)13
14 hours of daylight per day in May in North Korea (Pyongyang)14
15 hours of daylight per day in June in North Korea (Pyongyang)15
15 hours of daylight per day in July in North Korea (Pyongyang)15
14 hours of daylight per day in August in North Korea (Pyongyang)14
12 hours of daylight per day in September in North Korea (Pyongyang)12
11 hours of daylight per day in October in North Korea (Pyongyang)11
10 hours of daylight per day in November in North Korea (Pyongyang)10
9 hours of daylight per day in December in North Korea (Pyongyang)9

Rainfall in North Korea

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
5 days with some rainfall in January in North Korea (Pyongyang)5
5 days with some rainfall in February in North Korea (Pyongyang)5
6 days with some rainfall in March in North Korea (Pyongyang)6
8 days with some rainfall in April in North Korea (Pyongyang)8
9 days with some rainfall in May in North Korea (Pyongyang)9
12 days with some rainfall in June in North Korea (Pyongyang)12
17 days with some rainfall in July in North Korea (Pyongyang)17
14 days with some rainfall in August in North Korea (Pyongyang)14
9 days with some rainfall in September in North Korea (Pyongyang)9
7 days with some rainfall in October in North Korea (Pyongyang)7
8 days with some rainfall in November in North Korea (Pyongyang)8
6 days with some rainfall in December in North Korea (Pyongyang)6
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
14 mm monthly rainfall in January in North Korea (Pyongyang)14
13 mm monthly rainfall in February in North Korea (Pyongyang)13
28 mm monthly rainfall in March in North Korea (Pyongyang)28
53 mm monthly rainfall in April in North Korea (Pyongyang)53
63 mm monthly rainfall in May in North Korea (Pyongyang)63
93 mm monthly rainfall in June in North Korea (Pyongyang)93
284 mm monthly rainfall in July in North Korea (Pyongyang)284
251 mm monthly rainfall in August in North Korea (Pyongyang)251
110 mm monthly rainfall in September in North Korea (Pyongyang)110
43 mm monthly rainfall in October in North Korea (Pyongyang)43
37 mm monthly rainfall in November in North Korea (Pyongyang)37
21 mm monthly rainfall in December in North Korea (Pyongyang)21

More climate for North Korea

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in January in North Korea (Pyongyang)2
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in February in North Korea (Pyongyang)3
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in March in North Korea (Pyongyang)4
UV (maximum) index 6 (High) in April in North Korea (Pyongyang)6
UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in May in North Korea (Pyongyang)7
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in June in North Korea (Pyongyang)8
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in July in North Korea (Pyongyang)9
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in August in North Korea (Pyongyang)9
UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in September in North Korea (Pyongyang)7
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in October in North Korea (Pyongyang)4
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in November in North Korea (Pyongyang)2
UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in December in North Korea (Pyongyang)1
Heat & Humidity
No heat & humidity in January in North Korea (Pyongyang)0
No heat & humidity in February in North Korea (Pyongyang)0
No heat & humidity in March in North Korea (Pyongyang)0
No heat & humidity in April in North Korea (Pyongyang)0
No heat & humidity in May in North Korea (Pyongyang)0
Low heat & humidity in June in North Korea (Pyongyang)L
Moderate heat & humidity in July in North Korea (Pyongyang)M
High heat & humidity in August in North Korea (Pyongyang)H
Low heat & humidity in September in North Korea (Pyongyang)L
No heat & humidity in October in North Korea (Pyongyang)0
No heat & humidity in November in North Korea (Pyongyang)0
No heat & humidity in December in North Korea (Pyongyang)0

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for North Korea, represented by Pyongyang, shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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