Kangwon, North Korea Climate

Weather: -9.25°C/15.35°F, Wind SW at 1.05 km/h, 71% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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Kangwon Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 789.32 meters (2589.63 feet) above sea level, Kangwon has a Humid continental, severe dry winter, warm summer climate (Classification: Dwb). The city’s yearly temperature is 10.47ºC (50.85ºF) and it is 1.22% higher than North Korea’s averages. Kangwon typically receives about 64.84 millimeters (2.55 inches) of precipitation and has 75.1 rainy days (20.58% of the time) annually.

CountryNorth Korea
Longitude127.5597067
Latitude38.8432393
Attitude/Elevation789.32m (2589.63ft)
Local timeSunday 08:16
Annual high temperature13.36ºC (56.05ºF)
Annual low temperature5.8ºC (42.44ºF)
Average annual precip.64.84mm (2.55in)
Warmest monthAugust (25.89ºC / 78.6ºF)
Coldest MonthJanuary (-7.98ºC / 17.64ºF)
Wettest MonthAugust (188.71mm / 7.43in)
Driest MonthDecember (14.49mm / 0.57in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)75.1 days (20.58%)
Days with no rain289.9 days (79.42%)
Humidity71.72%

Climate Kangwon: Monthly Averages

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)7.0(44.6)12.0(53.6)20.0(68.0)26.0(78.8)31.0(87.8)30.0(86.0)34.0(93.2)33.0(91.4)29.0(84.2)24.0(75.2)18.0(64.4)9.0(48.2)34.0(93.2)
Average high °C (°F)-1.63(29.07)0.88(33.58)7.38(45.28)13.72(56.7)19.71(67.48)23.2(73.76)25.35(77.63)25.89(78.6)21.59(70.86)15.98(60.76)8.18(46.72)0.03(32.05)13.36(56.05)
Daily mean °C (°F)-4.62(23.68)-2.06(28.29)4.27(39.69)10.42(50.76)16.4(61.52)20.33(68.59)23.12(73.62)23.55(74.39)18.72(65.7)12.72(54.9)5.52(41.94)-2.7(27.14)10.47(50.85)
Average low °C (°F)-7.98(17.64)-5.75(21.65)-0.31(31.44)4.47(40.05)9.78(49.6)14.01(57.22)18.54(65.37)19.08(66.34)13.68(56.62)8.2(46.76)1.92(35.46)-6.06(21.09)5.8(42.44)
Record low °C (°F)-22.0(-7.6)-21.0(-5.8)-11.0(12.2)-4.0(24.8)2.0(35.6)5.0(41.0)10.0(50.0)11.0(51.8)5.0(41.0)-2.0(28.4)-11.0(12.2)-19.0(-2.2)-22.0(-7.6)
Average precipitation mm (inches)16.46(0.65)22.46(0.88)20.55(0.81)38.78(1.53)60.02(2.36)75.1(2.96)149.94(5.9)188.71(7.43)117.81(4.64)27.47(1.08)46.33(1.82)14.49(0.57)64.84(2.55)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)2.02.824.184.915.558.7313.4513.826.734.455.642.826.26
Average relative humidity (%)66.1366.8462.1160.9269.7878.9485.3585.7481.0572.0167.2364.5871.72
Mean monthly sunshine hours7.919.2610.2812.0813.213.2612.3912.1110.48.557.57.8610.4

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of Kangwon in recent years.

Kangwon

Kangwon Temperature by Month

August
23.55°C | 74.39°F
July
23.12°C | 73.62°F
June
20.33°C | 68.59°F
September
18.72°C | 65.7°F
May
16.4°C | 61.52°F
October
12.72°C | 54.9°F
April
10.42°C | 50.76°F
November
5.52°C | 41.94°F
March
4.27°C | 39.69°F
February
-2.06°C | 28.29°F
December
-2.7°C | 27.14°F
January
-4.62°C | 23.68°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature33.0°C (91.4°F)26.71°C (80.08°F)23.0°C (73.4°F)
Avg Temperature29.0°C (84.2°F)24.65°C (76.37°F)22.0°C (71.6°F)
Min Temperature25.0°C (77.0°F)20.9°C (69.62°F)16.0°C (60.8°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point24.0°C (75.2°F)20.84°C (69.51°F)17.0°C (62.6°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation68.1mm | 2.68in8.9mm | 0.35in0.0mm | 0in275.9mm | 10.86in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind19.0kmh | 11.81mph9.74kmh | 6.05mph4.0kmh | 2.49mph
Gust Wind24.0kmh | 14.91mph13.84kmh | 8.6mph5.0kmh | 3.11mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure68.1mb8.9mb0.0mb
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Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
August° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2019-08-0129 | 84.223 | 73.47813 | 8.0829.83 | 10100.4 | 0.02
2019-08-0228 | 82.423 | 73.48210 | 6.2129.88 | 101210.7 | 0.42
2019-08-0326 | 78.822 | 71.6824 | 2.4929.88 | 10122.1 | 0.08
2019-08-0429 | 84.223 | 73.4794 | 2.4929.85 | 10110.1 | 0.0
2019-08-0528 | 82.423 | 73.4806 | 3.7329.85 | 10111.6 | 0.06
2019-08-0626 | 78.823 | 73.4876 | 3.7329.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2019-08-0723 | 73.423 | 73.49314 | 8.729.68 | 100539.0 | 1.54
2019-08-0828 | 82.423 | 73.47912 | 7.4629.74 | 10070.0 | 0.0
2019-08-0929 | 84.223 | 73.4789 | 5.5929.74 | 10070.6 | 0.02
2019-08-1024 | 75.223 | 73.49410 | 6.2129.77 | 10082.3 | 0.09
2019-08-1125 | 77.023 | 73.49317 | 10.5629.71 | 10067.6 | 0.3
2019-08-1223 | 73.423 | 73.49614 | 8.729.59 | 100268.1 | 2.68
2019-08-1324 | 75.222 | 71.6957 | 4.3529.65 | 10045.4 | 0.21
2019-08-1426 | 78.824 | 75.2959 | 5.5929.62 | 100311.2 | 0.44
2019-08-1523 | 73.423 | 73.49519 | 11.8129.47 | 99838.7 | 1.52
2019-08-1625 | 77.022 | 71.6899 | 5.5929.32 | 99350.6 | 1.99
2019-08-1725 | 77.019 | 66.27614 | 8.729.47 | 9980.0 | 0.0
2019-08-1825 | 77.019 | 66.27711 | 6.8429.68 | 10050.2 | 0.01
2019-08-1923 | 73.419 | 66.2836 | 3.7329.83 | 10101.1 | 0.04
2019-08-2023 | 73.420 | 68.0897 | 4.3529.85 | 10110.8 | 0.03
2019-08-2123 | 73.421 | 69.8875 | 3.1129.8 | 10095.7 | 0.22
2019-08-2225 | 77.019 | 66.27412 | 7.4629.71 | 10060.0 | 0.0
2019-08-2324 | 75.217 | 62.66914 | 8.729.71 | 10060.0 | 0.0
2019-08-2422 | 71.618 | 64.4839 | 5.5929.77 | 10083.6 | 0.14
2019-08-2522 | 71.618 | 64.4847 | 4.3529.88 | 10121.2 | 0.05
2019-08-2622 | 71.619 | 66.2835 | 3.1129.88 | 10120.5 | 0.02
2019-08-2722 | 71.619 | 66.2874 | 2.4929.88 | 10125.6 | 0.22
2019-08-2822 | 71.619 | 66.28810 | 6.2129.85 | 10112.8 | 0.11
2019-08-2923 | 73.418 | 64.47912 | 7.4629.77 | 100813.0 | 0.51
2019-08-3024 | 75.218 | 64.47814 | 8.729.74 | 10073.0 | 0.12
2019-08-3123 | 73.417 | 62.6749 | 5.5929.85 | 10110.0 | 0.0

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