Best time to visit Pyongyang

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When is the best time to visit Pyongyang?

The best time to visit Pyongyang is May and June based on the following average weather conditions.

Maximum daytime temperature = 22 - 30°C [remove]
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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • -3°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Pyongyang-3
  • 0°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Pyongyang0
  • 7°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Pyongyang7
  • 16°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Pyongyang16
  • 22°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Pyongyang22
  • 27°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Pyongyang27
  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Pyongyang29
  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Pyongyang29
  • 25°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Pyongyang25
  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Pyongyang18
  • 9°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Pyongyang9
  • 0°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Pyongyang0

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The weather guide for North Korea (Pyongyang) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in Pyongyang?

The hottest time of year in Pyongyang is normally August. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 29°C with high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Pyongyang?

In terms of rainfall, July is usually the wettest month in Pyongyang with 284mm on average. There are normally 17 days in July with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Pyongyang?

The sunniest time of year in Pyongyang is normally March with bright sunshine on average for 62% of daylight hours; that's 7 hours of sunshine per day.

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