Gangwon-Do, South Korea Climate

Weather: 22.43°C/72.37°F, Wind SW at 1.63 km/h, 40% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

South Korea
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Gangwon-do Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 383.01 meters (1256.59 feet) above sea level, Gangwon-do has a Humid continental, severe dry winter, warm summer climate (Classification: Dwb). The city’s yearly temperature is 9.04ºC (48.27ºF) and it is -4.56% lower than South Korea’s averages. Gangwon-do typically receives about 130.86 millimeters (5.15 inches) of precipitation and has 129.26 rainy days (35.41% of the time) annually.

CountrySouth Korea
Longitude128.1555
Latitude37.8228
Attitude/Elevation383.01m (1256.59ft)
Local timeFriday 11:24
Annual high temperature13.0ºC (55.4ºF)
Annual low temperature3.05ºC (37.49ºF)
Average annual precip.130.86mm (5.15in)
Warmest monthAugust (26.65ºC / 79.97ºF)
Coldest MonthJanuary (-11.09ºC / 12.04ºF)
Wettest MonthJuly (321.04mm / 12.64in)
Driest MonthJanuary (40.63mm / 1.6in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)129.26 days (35.41%)
Days with no rain235.74 days (64.59%)
Humidity74.41%

Climate Gangwon-do: Monthly Averages

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)7.0(44.6)12.0(53.6)20.0(68.0)27.0(80.6)31.0(87.8)33.0(91.4)37.0(98.6)35.0(95.0)30.0(86.0)25.0(77.0)19.0(66.2)11.0(51.8)37.0(98.6)
Average high °C (°F)-3.52(25.66)-0.28(31.5)6.9(44.42)13.9(57.02)20.56(69.01)24.32(75.78)26.22(79.2)26.65(79.97)21.57(70.83)14.57(58.23)6.72(44.1)-1.66(29.01)13.0(55.4)
Daily mean °C (°F)-6.6(20.12)-3.51(25.68)2.85(37.13)9.03(48.25)15.39(59.7)19.54(67.17)21.98(71.56)22.37(72.27)17.21(62.98)10.89(51.6)3.83(38.89)-4.47(23.95)9.04(48.27)
Average low °C (°F)-11.09(12.04)-8.23(17.19)-3.14(26.35)1.64(34.95)7.02(44.64)11.36(52.45)16.05(60.89)16.14(61.05)10.79(51.42)5.14(41.25)-0.65(30.83)-8.48(16.74)3.05(37.49)
Record low °C (°F)-24.0(-11.2)-22.0(-7.6)-13.0(8.6)-7.0(19.4)-1.0(30.2)3.0(37.4)7.0(44.6)8.0(46.4)2.0(35.6)-6.0(21.2)-12.0(10.4)-22.0(-7.6)-24.0(-11.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches)40.63(1.6)51.11(2.01)71.91(2.83)100.58(3.96)106.08(4.18)165.15(6.5)321.04(12.64)299.79(11.8)192.29(7.57)90.74(3.57)87.31(3.44)43.66(1.72)130.86(5.15)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)4.456.09.369.099.1815.2721.9121.4512.737.07.555.2710.77
Average relative humidity (%)69.0768.1465.165.9171.9479.887.1886.683.0376.4170.8568.8474.41
Mean monthly sunshine hours7.679.0710.2311.8113.0813.1212.0712.1910.38.487.527.7310.27

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of Gangwon-do in recent years.

Gangwon-do

Gangwon-do Temperature by Month

August
22.37°C | 72.27°F
July
21.98°C | 71.56°F
June
19.54°C | 67.17°F
September
17.21°C | 62.98°F
May
15.39°C | 59.7°F
October
10.89°C | 51.6°F
April
9.03°C | 48.25°F
November
3.83°C | 38.89°F
March
2.85°C | 37.13°F
February
-3.51°C | 25.68°F
December
-4.47°C | 23.95°F
January
-6.6°C | 20.12°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature8.0°C (46.4°F)-0.5°C (31.1°F)-11.0°C (12.2°F)
Avg Temperature4.0°C (39.2°F)-3.68°C (25.38°F)-14.0°C (6.8°F)
Min Temperature1.0°C (33.8°F)-7.93°C (17.73°F)-18.0°C (-0.4°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point2.0°C (35.6°F)-14.57°C (5.77°F)-25.0°C (-13.0°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation26.8mm | 1.06in1.03mm | 0.04in0.0mm | 0in28.9mm | 1.14in
Snowdepth0.3mm | 0.01in0.02mm | 0.0in0.0mm | 0in0.6000000000000001mm | 0.02in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind22.0kmh | 13.67mph9.21kmh | 5.72mph3.0kmh | 1.86mph
Gust Wind28.0kmh | 17.4mph12.75kmh | 7.92mph4.0kmh | 2.49mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure26.8mb1.03mb0.0mb
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Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
February° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2018-02-01-5 | 23.0-17 | 1.4433 | 1.8630.36 | 10280.0 | 0.0
2018-02-02-5 | 23.0-16 | 3.2444 | 2.4930.36 | 10280.0 | 0.0
2018-02-03-8 | 17.6-17 | 1.45110 | 6.2130.24 | 10240.1 | 0.0
2018-02-04-11 | 12.2-20 | -4.05010 | 6.2130.27 | 10250.0 | 0.0
2018-02-05-13 | 8.6-21 | -5.84911 | 6.8430.24 | 10240.0 | 0.0
2018-02-06-14 | 6.8-24 | -11.2469 | 5.5930.21 | 10230.0 | 0.0
2018-02-07-11 | 12.2-25 | -13.0367 | 4.3530.27 | 10250.0 | 0.0
2018-02-08-7 | 19.4-23 | -9.4287 | 4.3530.24 | 10240.0 | 0.0
2018-02-09-1 | 30.2-12 | 10.4497 | 4.3530.21 | 10230.0 | 0.0
2018-02-10-3 | 26.6-12 | 10.45812 | 7.4630.09 | 10190.1 | 0.0
2018-02-11-10 | 14.0-24 | -11.23222 | 13.6730.15 | 10210.0 | 0.0
2018-02-12-10 | 14.0-23 | -9.43422 | 13.6730.12 | 10200.0 | 0.0
2018-02-13-7 | 19.4-17 | 1.44913 | 8.0830.12 | 10200.0 | 0.0
2018-02-142 | 35.6-5 | 23.06718 | 11.1829.97 | 10150.1 | 0.0
2018-02-15-0 | 32.0-14 | 6.8416 | 3.7330.15 | 10210.0 | 0.0
2018-02-16-3 | 26.6-19 | -2.2319 | 5.5930.06 | 10180.0 | 0.0
2018-02-17-7 | 19.4-23 | -9.42910 | 6.2130.15 | 10210.0 | 0.0
2018-02-18-2 | 28.4-19 | -2.2296 | 3.7330.27 | 10250.0 | 0.0
2018-02-191 | 33.8-11 | 12.2456 | 3.7330.24 | 10240.0 | 0.0
2018-02-200 | 32.0-13 | 8.63910 | 6.2130.18 | 10220.0 | 0.0
2018-02-21-2 | 28.4-17 | 1.4326 | 3.7330.21 | 10230.0 | 0.0
2018-02-22-2 | 28.4-13 | 8.64711 | 6.8430.18 | 10220.2 | 0.01
2018-02-231 | 33.8-6 | 21.26612 | 7.4630.12 | 10201.2 | 0.05
2018-02-241 | 33.8-4 | 24.8736 | 3.7330.33 | 10270.4 | 0.02
2018-02-253 | 37.4-5 | 23.0644 | 2.4930.3 | 10260.0 | 0.0
2018-02-263 | 37.4-6 | 21.2593 | 1.8630.27 | 10250.0 | 0.0
2018-02-274 | 39.2-4 | 24.8626 | 3.7330.21 | 10230.0 | 0.0
2018-02-283 | 37.42 | 35.6928 | 4.9730.0 | 101626.8 | 1.06

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