Climate for Pyongyang
(North Korea)

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures


All climatic diagrams of this site are taken from the collected data from the official weather station in Pyongyang in a height of 38m above sea level. All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.


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Pyongyang is one of the warmest region in North Korea with an average daily high temperature of 17 degrees centigrade. The climate is much more unsettled than in central Europe and offers varied seasons with deep winters and warm summers.

Travel season

Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from May to September. Nearly unattractive for tourists are the cold months from November to March.

hours of sunshine per day
Sunshine hours per day in North Korea
rainy days per month
Rainy days per month in North Korea
Precipitation in mm/day
Precipitation in North Korea
Relative humidity in %
Relative humidity in North Korea
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)
Absolute humidity in North Korea

The most important cities in the region of Pyongyang

Pyongyang is a part of of North Korea and has an east-west extension of about 40 km. From north to south it is approximately 40 km. The biggest cities are Pyongyang and Sungho 1-tong. The local time is now Wednesday, 5:17 am.

CityPopulationGeo-Position 
Pyongyang2,581,07639°2'2"N125°45'16"E
Sungho 1-tong39,84138°59'29"N125°58'40"E
Sunan36,67139°11'54"N125°41'24"E
Kangdong-up28,92239°8'33"N126°5'46"E
Chunghwa19,34638°51'50"N125°47'60"E