Sokcho, Gangwon-Do, South Korea Climate

Weather: 1.34°C/34.41°F, Wind SW at 5.14 km/h, 27% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

South Korea
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Sokcho Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 7.61 meters (24.97 feet) above sea level, Sokcho has a Humid continental, severe dry winter, warm summer climate (Classification: Dwb). The district’s yearly temperature is 8.77ºC (47.79ºF) and it is -4.83% lower than South Korea’s averages. Sokcho typically receives about 127.0 millimeters (5.0 inches) of precipitation and has 125.45 rainy days (34.37% of the time) annually.

CountrySouth Korea
CityGangwon-do
Longitude128.5918489
Latitude38.2070148
Attitude/Elevation7.61m (24.97ft)
Local timeFriday 13:28
Annual high temperature12.62ºC (54.72ºF)
Annual low temperature2.96ºC (37.33ºF)
Average annual precip.127.0mm (5.0in)
Warmest monthAugust (25.86ºC / 78.55ºF)
Coldest MonthJanuary (-10.76ºC / 12.63ºF)
Wettest MonthJuly (311.57mm / 12.27in)
Driest MonthJanuary (39.43mm / 1.55in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)125.45 days (34.37%)
Days with no rain239.55 days (65.63%)
Humidity72.21%

Climate Sokcho: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)6.79(44.22)11.65(52.97)19.41(66.94)26.2(79.16)30.09(86.16)32.03(89.65)35.91(96.64)33.97(93.15)29.11(84.4)24.26(75.67)18.44(65.19)10.68(51.22)35.91(96.64)
Average high °C (°F)-3.42(25.84)-0.27(31.51)6.7(44.06)13.49(56.28)19.95(67.91)23.6(74.48)25.45(77.81)25.86(78.55)20.93(69.67)14.14(57.45)6.52(43.74)-1.61(29.1)12.62(54.72)
Daily mean °C (°F)-6.41(20.46)-3.41(25.86)2.77(36.99)8.76(47.77)14.94(58.89)18.96(66.13)21.33(70.39)21.71(71.08)16.7(62.06)10.57(51.03)3.72(38.7)-4.34(24.19)8.77(47.79)
Average low °C (°F)-10.76(12.63)-7.99(17.62)-3.05(26.51)1.59(34.86)6.81(44.26)11.02(51.84)15.58(60.04)15.66(60.19)10.47(50.85)4.99(40.98)-0.63(30.87)-8.23(17.19)2.96(37.33)
Record low °C (°F)-23.29(-9.92)-21.35(-6.43)-12.62(9.28)-6.79(19.78)-0.97(30.25)2.91(37.24)6.79(44.22)7.76(45.97)1.94(35.49)-5.82(21.52)-11.65(11.03)-21.35(-6.43)-23.29(-9.92)
Average precipitation mm (inches)39.43(1.55)49.6(1.95)69.79(2.75)97.61(3.84)102.95(4.05)160.28(6.31)311.57(12.27)290.95(11.45)186.62(7.35)88.06(3.47)84.73(3.34)42.37(1.67)127.0(5.0)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)4.325.829.088.828.9114.8221.2620.8212.356.797.335.1110.45
Average relative humidity (%)67.0366.1363.1863.9769.8277.4584.6184.0580.5874.1668.7666.8172.21
Mean monthly sunshine hours7.448.89.9311.4612.6912.7311.7111.8310.08.237.37.59.97

Climate Graph

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

Sokcho

Sokcho Temperature by Month

August
21.71°C | 71.08°F
July
21.33°C | 70.39°F
June
18.96°C | 66.13°F
September
16.7°C | 62.06°F
May
14.94°C | 58.89°F
October
10.57°C | 51.03°F
April
8.76°C | 47.77°F
November
3.72°C | 38.7°F
March
2.77°C | 36.99°F
February
-3.41°C | 25.86°F
December
-4.34°C | 24.19°F
January
-6.41°C | 20.46°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature10.68°C (51.22°F)0.22°C (32.4°F)-9.71°C (14.52°F)
Avg Temperature6.79°C (44.22°F)-2.54°C (27.43°F)-12.62°C (9.28°F)
Min Temperature3.88°C (38.98°F)-6.04°C (21.13°F)-17.47°C (0.55°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point4.85°C (40.73°F)-13.68°C (7.38°F)-30.09°C (-22.16°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation13.98mm | 0.55in1.03mm | 0.04in0.0mm | 0in32.04mm | 1.26in
Snowdepth6.11mm | 0.24in0.29mm | 0.01in0.0mm | 0in8.930000000000001mm | 0.35in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind13.59kmh | 8.44mph6.98kmh | 4.34mph1.94kmh | 1.21mph
Gust Wind17.47kmh | 10.86mph10.24kmh | 6.36mph3.88kmh | 2.41mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure13.98mb1.03mb0.0mb
Sokcho

Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
December° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2018-12-012.91 | 37.24-7.76 | 18.03513.88 | 2.4129.43 | 996.70.0 | 0
2018-12-024.85 | 40.73-3.88 | 25.02603.88 | 2.4129.38 | 994.760.0 | 0
2018-12-036.79 | 44.222.91 | 37.24804.85 | 3.0129.17 | 987.976.99 | 0.28
2018-12-045.82 | 42.484.85 | 40.73934.85 | 3.0129.15 | 987.013.98 | 0.55
2018-12-052.91 | 37.24-2.91 | 26.76693.88 | 2.4129.4 | 995.730.19 | 0.01
2018-12-060.97 | 33.75-2.91 | 26.76775.82 | 3.6229.29 | 991.857.47 | 0.29
2018-12-07-10.68 | 12.78-21.35 | -6.434113.59 | 8.4429.46 | 997.670.0 | 0
2018-12-08-12.62 | 9.28-25.23 | -13.413412.62 | 7.8429.55 | 1000.590.0 | 0
2018-12-09-8.73 | 16.29-25.23 | -13.41247.76 | 4.8229.63 | 1003.50.0 | 0
2018-12-10-2.91 | 26.76-20.38 | -4.68261.94 | 1.2129.66 | 1004.470.0 | 0
2018-12-11-0.97 | 30.25-7.76 | 18.03652.91 | 1.8129.52 | 999.622.72 | 0.11
2018-12-12-1.94 | 28.51-12.62 | 9.28485.82 | 3.6229.43 | 996.70.0 | 0
2018-12-13-3.88 | 25.02-12.62 | 9.285410.68 | 6.6429.43 | 996.70.49 | 0.02
2018-12-14-5.82 | 21.52-16.5 | 2.3434.85 | 3.0129.6 | 1002.530.0 | 0
2018-12-15-1.94 | 28.51-16.5 | 2.3324.85 | 3.0129.58 | 1001.560.0 | 0
2018-12-160.0 | 0-8.73 | 16.29557.76 | 4.8229.26 | 990.880.1 | 0.0
2018-12-17-0.97 | 30.25-7.76 | 18.036310.68 | 6.6429.12 | 986.030.1 | 0.0
2018-12-18-1.94 | 28.51-9.71 | 14.525410.68 | 6.6429.2 | 988.940.0 | 0
2018-12-19-0.97 | 30.25-8.73 | 16.295710.68 | 6.6429.2 | 988.940.0 | 0
2018-12-200.0 | 0-12.62 | 9.28393.88 | 2.4129.32 | 992.820.0 | 0
2018-12-211.94 | 35.49-14.56 | 5.79353.88 | 2.4129.32 | 992.820.0 | 0
2018-12-220.97 | 33.75-3.88 | 25.02732.91 | 1.8129.32 | 992.820.0 | 0
2018-12-230.0 | 0-6.79 | 19.78638.73 | 5.4229.29 | 991.850.0 | 0
2018-12-24-4.85 | 23.27-18.44 | -1.19347.76 | 4.8229.4 | 995.730.0 | 0
2018-12-25-1.94 | 28.51-12.62 | 9.28477.76 | 4.8229.35 | 993.790.0 | 0
2018-12-26-1.94 | 28.51-12.62 | 9.28517.76 | 4.8229.32 | 992.820.0 | 0
2018-12-27-10.68 | 12.78-29.11 | -20.41811.65 | 7.2429.4 | 995.730.0 | 0
2018-12-28-12.62 | 9.28-30.09 | -22.16229.71 | 6.0329.46 | 997.670.0 | 0
2018-12-29-9.71 | 14.52-26.2 | -15.162510.68 | 6.6429.55 | 1000.590.0 | 0
2018-12-30-6.79 | 19.78-24.26 | -11.67254.85 | 3.0129.66 | 1004.470.0 | 0
2018-12-31-3.88 | 25.02-30.09 | -22.16124.85 | 3.0129.69 | 1005.440.0 | 0

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