Pyongyang, North Korea Climate

Weather: 12.38°C/54.28°F, Wind SW at 5.77 km/h, 71% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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Pyongyang Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 2 meters (6.56 feet) above sea level, Pyongyang has a Humid continental, severe dry winter, hot summer climate (Classification: Dwa). The city’s yearly temperature is 11.52ºC (52.74ºF) and it is 2.27% higher than North Korea’s averages. Pyongyang typically receives about 51.34 millimeters (2.02 inches) of precipitation and has 75.8 rainy days (20.77% of the time) annually.

CountryNorth Korea
Longitude125.7625241
Latitude39.0392193
Attitude/Elevation2m (6.56ft)
Local timeWednesday 08:23
Annual high temperature14.83ºC (58.69ºF)
Annual low temperature6.29ºC (43.32ºF)
Average annual precip.51.34mm (2.02in)
Warmest monthAugust (28.23ºC / 82.81ºF)
Coldest MonthJanuary (-9.47ºC / 14.95ºF)
Wettest MonthAugust (193.2mm / 7.61in)
Driest MonthJanuary (6.85mm / 0.27in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)75.8 days (20.77%)
Days with no rain289.2 days (79.23%)
Humidity67.68%

Climate Pyongyang: Monthly Averages

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)7.0(44.6)13.0(55.4)21.0(69.8)27.0(80.6)32.0(89.6)34.0(93.2)36.0(96.8)36.0(96.8)34.0(93.2)32.0(89.6)20.0(68.0)11.0(51.8)36.0(96.8)
Average high °C (°F)-2.9(26.78)1.09(33.96)8.83(47.89)16.0(60.8)22.23(72.01)26.8(80.24)28.1(82.58)28.23(82.81)24.03(75.25)17.55(63.59)8.75(47.75)-0.72(30.7)14.83(58.69)
Daily mean °C (°F)-5.87(21.43)-2.14(28.15)5.29(41.52)12.1(53.78)18.37(65.07)23.14(73.65)25.3(77.54)25.35(77.63)20.43(68.77)13.71(56.68)5.83(42.49)-3.26(26.13)11.52(52.74)
Average low °C (°F)-9.47(14.95)-5.98(21.24)-0.05(31.91)5.45(41.81)11.18(52.12)16.04(60.87)19.99(67.98)19.98(67.96)14.48(58.06)8.4(47.12)2.04(35.67)-6.54(20.23)6.29(43.32)
Record low °C (°F)-22.0(-7.6)-19.0(-2.2)-7.0(19.4)-3.0(26.6)2.0(35.6)6.0(42.8)12.0(53.6)12.0(53.6)5.0(41.0)-3.0(26.6)-10.0(14.0)-18.0(-0.4)-22.0(-7.6)
Average precipitation mm (inches)6.85(0.27)13.06(0.51)11.93(0.47)24.63(0.97)43.11(1.7)57.55(2.27)148.08(5.83)193.2(7.61)51.79(2.04)18.63(0.73)31.81(1.25)15.47(0.61)51.34(2.02)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)1.362.452.365.185.828.6415.1814.457.04.365.553.456.32
Average relative humidity (%)68.462.4355.7254.6163.2469.8881.7483.2676.8866.8463.8465.3667.68
Mean monthly sunshine hours7.69.5110.4911.6813.1413.4712.2912.1410.59.177.327.3210.39

Climate Graph

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

Pyongyang

Pyongyang Temperature by Month

August
25.35°C | 77.63°F
July
25.3°C | 77.54°F
June
23.14°C | 73.65°F
September
20.43°C | 68.77°F
May
18.37°C | 65.07°F
October
13.71°C | 56.68°F
April
12.1°C | 53.78°F
November
5.83°C | 42.49°F
March
5.29°C | 41.52°F
February
-2.14°C | 28.15°F
December
-3.26°C | 26.13°F
January
-5.87°C | 21.43°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature34.0°C (93.2°F)28.81°C (83.86°F)21.0°C (69.8°F)
Avg Temperature30.0°C (86.0°F)26.23°C (79.21°F)19.0°C (66.2°F)
Min Temperature25.0°C (77.0°F)21.29°C (70.32°F)15.0°C (59.0°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point25.0°C (77.0°F)21.74°C (71.13°F)15.0°C (59.0°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation57.3mm | 2.26in4.2mm | 0.17in0.0mm | 0in130.1mm | 5.12in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind17.0kmh | 10.56mph7.87kmh | 4.89mph3.0kmh | 1.86mph
Gust Wind28.0kmh | 17.4mph11.68kmh | 7.26mph5.0kmh | 3.11mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure57.3mb4.2mb0.0mb
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Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
July° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2018-07-0123 | 73.420 | 68.08511 | 6.8429.83 | 10107.0 | 0.28
2018-07-0222 | 71.620 | 68.09211 | 6.8429.74 | 100716.9 | 0.67
2018-07-0326 | 78.822 | 71.6856 | 3.7329.59 | 10020.0 | 0.0
2018-07-0427 | 80.622 | 71.6805 | 3.1129.47 | 9982.8 | 0.11
2018-07-0525 | 77.021 | 69.8829 | 5.5929.65 | 10046.0 | 0.24
2018-07-0622 | 71.617 | 62.67612 | 7.4629.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2018-07-0722 | 71.615 | 59.0719 | 5.5929.88 | 10120.0 | 0.0
2018-07-0821 | 69.815 | 59.0719 | 5.5929.91 | 10130.0 | 0.0
2018-07-0919 | 66.216 | 60.8829 | 5.5929.97 | 10153.5 | 0.14
2018-07-1020 | 68.018 | 64.49517 | 10.5629.91 | 101357.3 | 2.26
2018-07-1123 | 73.422 | 71.69612 | 7.4629.94 | 101427.1 | 1.07
2018-07-1227 | 80.623 | 73.48913 | 8.0829.91 | 10130.3 | 0.01
2018-07-1326 | 78.823 | 73.48912 | 7.4629.88 | 10120.3 | 0.01
2018-07-1427 | 80.623 | 73.48614 | 8.729.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2018-07-1527 | 80.623 | 73.48510 | 6.2129.88 | 10120.0 | 0.0
2018-07-1627 | 80.623 | 73.4817 | 4.3529.88 | 10120.0 | 0.0
2018-07-1727 | 80.622 | 71.6815 | 3.1129.88 | 10120.1 | 0.0
2018-07-1827 | 80.622 | 71.6806 | 3.7329.88 | 10120.0 | 0.0
2018-07-1927 | 80.622 | 71.6825 | 3.1129.88 | 10120.0 | 0.0
2018-07-2027 | 80.623 | 73.4794 | 2.4929.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2018-07-2128 | 82.424 | 75.2754 | 2.4929.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2018-07-2228 | 82.423 | 73.4704 | 2.4929.8 | 10090.0 | 0.0
2018-07-2329 | 84.222 | 71.6715 | 3.1129.8 | 10090.0 | 0.0
2018-07-2430 | 86.024 | 75.2756 | 3.7329.77 | 10080.2 | 0.01
2018-07-2528 | 82.424 | 75.2869 | 5.5929.74 | 10072.5 | 0.1
2018-07-2629 | 84.225 | 77.0846 | 3.7329.77 | 10081.1 | 0.04
2018-07-2729 | 84.225 | 77.0845 | 3.1129.77 | 10084.8 | 0.19
2018-07-2830 | 86.025 | 77.0803 | 1.8629.74 | 10070.2 | 0.01
2018-07-2930 | 86.024 | 75.2735 | 3.1129.71 | 10060.0 | 0.0
2018-07-3030 | 86.022 | 71.6696 | 3.7329.71 | 10060.0 | 0.0
2018-07-3130 | 86.024 | 75.2745 | 3.1129.71 | 10060.0 | 0.0

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