Climate in P'yongan-bukto
(North Korea)

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this page come from the collected data of the official weather station in P'yongan-bukto in a height of 7m above sea level. All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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P'yongan-bukto is one of the warmest regions in North Korea with an average daily high temperature of 16 degrees. The climate is varied and offers seasons with strong winters and warm summers. It rarely gets really warm up here. Due to the warmer temperatures, the best time for traveling is from May to September. Less attractive are the cold months from November to March.
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Sunshine hours per day
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 7 hours per day, May is the sunniest month in the region of P'yongan-bukto. In July, the sun shines the least.
Rain days per month
A rain day is a day on which at least 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 13 rain days, July offers the most rain days, while January has the fewest.
Precipitation amount in mm/day
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at two mm/day, two liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 0.2 mm, the least amount of rain falls in January. July, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Relative humidity in %
Warm air can absorb more moisture than cold air. The relative humidity indicates how much moisture can be physically contained in the air. At high humidity, a person feels uncomfortable and perceives this as oppressive. In general, a relative humidity of 40-60% feels pleasant. With humidity averaging 85%, July is the most uncomfortable. In February, on the other hand, it is easier to endure.
Absolute humidity in g/m³
In warm months, there is also a higher absolute humidity almost everywhere. At a temperature of 25°C, air can absorb up to 23 grams of water per cubic meter. At 20°C, it is only 17.3 grams. A relative humidity of 40% at 25°C thus corresponds to an absolute humidity of 9.2 grams of water. From a proportion of approx. 13.5 grams, humans perceive the air as muggy. This limit is reached for 4 months in P'yongan-bukto, although these are average values, and a month is rarely completely or not at all humid.
Map of P'yongan-bukto

Most important cities in the region »P'yongan-bukto«

Alone 2 cities with over 100,000 inhabitants are located here. The region has a west-east extension of about 140 km and over 80 km from north to south.

CityPopulationGeo position
Sinuiju334,03140° 6' 2"N124° 23' 53"E
Kusong155,18139° 58' 52"N125° 14' 41"E
Uiju50,08140° 11' 58"N124° 31' 54"E
Chongju29,06539° 41' 36"N125° 12' 37"E
Kujang-up19,52239° 52' 2"N126° 1' 49"E
Sakchu-up18,00140° 23' 22"N125° 2' 48"E
Pukchil-lodongjagu14,12940° 12' 7"N125° 44' 54"E
Panghyon-dong11,02639° 53' 14"N125° 14' 29"E
Kwaksan10,47839° 41' 15"N125° 4' 58"E
Yongbyon9,58439° 48' 48"N125° 48' 15"E
Yomju-up9,43739° 53' 36"N124° 35' 53"E

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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