North Korea

Best time to go to, climate and weather North Korea

Best time to go to North Korea

Best time to go to North Korea

The best time to go to North Korea is from april until june and september and october, in which you have a soft till warm temperature and little rainfall. The highest average temperature in North Korea is 30° in august and the lowest is -2° in january.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in North Korea or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

Best time to visit and climate North Korea

Climate data from: Pyongyang
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Day
max °C
MM
rain
Snow
days
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
-2° 17° 24° 28° 29° 30° 26° 19°
MM
rain
11 mm 26 mm 30 mm 63 mm 90 mm 97 mm 362 mm 216 mm 77 mm 52 mm 58 mm 31 mm
Snow
days
5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5
Holiday North Korea

Holiday North Korea

Hotels and apartments in North Korea

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Climate North Korea

Climate North Korea

Climate North Korea per Month
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North Korea there are 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the monsoon-influenced hot-summer humid continental climate and monsoon-influenced warm-summer humid continental climate. The average annual temperature for North Korea is 16° degrees and there is 1111 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 194 days a year with an average humidity of 70% and an UV-index of 4.

 
Day
max °C
Night
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
-2° 17° 24° 28° 29° 30° 26° 19°
Night
min °C
-9° -5° 12° 17° 20° 20° 15° -6°
MM
rain
11 mm 26 mm 30 mm 63 mm 90 mm 97 mm 362 mm 216 mm 77 mm 52 mm 58 mm 31 mm
Rain
days
2 4 6 10 12 17 23 20 11 9 13 6
Snow
days
5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5
Dry
days
24 21 23 20 19 13 8 11 19 22 15 20
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Average
UV-index
2 2 3 4 6 6 6 6 5 4 1 2
 

Climate North Korea january

On average, it is maximum -2° in january in North Korea and at least around -9° degrees. In january there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 11 mm. The it will be dry 24 days this month in North Korea and on average, it snows 5 days in january.

Climate North Korea february

On average, it is maximum 2° in february in North Korea and at least around -5° degrees. In february there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 26 mm. The it will be dry 21 days this month in North Korea and on average, it snows 3 days in february.

Climate North Korea march

On average, it is maximum 9° in march in North Korea and at least around 0° degrees. In march there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 30 mm. The it will be dry 23 days this month in North Korea and on average, it snows 2 days in march.

Climate North Korea april

On average, it is maximum 17° in april in North Korea and at least around 6° degrees. In april there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 63 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in North Korea.

Climate North Korea may

On average, it is maximum 24° in may in North Korea and at least around 12° degrees. In may there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 90 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in North Korea.

Climate North Korea june

On average, it is maximum 28° in june in North Korea and at least around 17° degrees. In june there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 97 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in North Korea.

Climate North Korea july

On average, it is maximum 29° in july in North Korea and at least around 20° degrees. In july there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 362 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in North Korea.

Climate North Korea august

On average, it is maximum 30° in august in North Korea and at least around 20° degrees. In august there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 216 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in North Korea.

Climate North Korea september

On average, it is maximum 26° in september in North Korea and at least around 15° degrees. In september there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 77 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in North Korea.

Climate North Korea october

On average, it is maximum 19° in october in North Korea and at least around 9° degrees. In october there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 52 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in North Korea.

Climate North Korea november

On average, it is maximum 9° in november in North Korea and at least around 2° degrees. In november there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 58 mm. The it will be dry 15 days this month in North Korea and on average, it snows 2 days in november.

Climate North Korea december

On average, it is maximum 0° in december in North Korea and at least around -6° degrees. In december there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 31 mm. The it will be dry 20 days this month in North Korea and on average, it snows 5 days in december.

14 day weather forecast North Korea

14 day weather forecast North Korea

The weather for Pyongyang in North Korea will be 21° till 15° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

Weather forecast this week
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Fr
19 Apr
Sa
20 Apr
Su
21 Apr
Mo
22 Apr
Tu
23 Apr
We
24 Apr
Th
25 Apr
  Gespreide bewolking Broken wolken Gespreide bewolking Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Lichte Regen Broken wolken
Max (°C) 20° 21° 21° 25° 23° 16° 20°
Min (°C) 10° 10° 11° 11° 13° 11°
Rainfall (mm) 0
mm
0.3
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
29.7
mm
0
mm
Rainfall (%) 0% 15% 0% 0% 0% 85% 0%
UV-index
UV-index 6 6 9 9 9 3 3

Weather forecast next week
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Fr
26 Apr
Sa
27 Apr
Su
28 Apr
Mo
29 Apr
Tu
30 Apr
We
1 May
Th
2 May
  Enkele wolken Onweer met regen Onweer met regen Helder hemel Broken wolken Bewolkt Gespreide bewolking
Max (°C) 20° 22° 20° 15° 19° 13° 15°
Min (°C) 11° 11° 10° 14° 14°
Rainfall (mm) 0
mm
6.2
mm
36.5
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0.8
mm
0
mm
Rainfall (%) 0% 55% 90% 0% 0% 15% 0%
UV-index
UV-index 9 4 3 4 4 1 3
About North Korea

About North Korea

North Korea is in the continental part Azië and the capital is Pyongyang. It is 120.540 km² with 2.495 km of coastline and has a population of 25.491.000. In terms of area, the country is 2,5x as small as United Kingdom. If you want to call North Korea you have to use +850 or 00850 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +8505012457809 or 008505012457809.

North Korea is in a straight line at 8.662 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 12 hour.

Time difference North Korea

Time difference North Korea

In North Korea it is now 05:40 hour at night on saturday 20 april 2019. That is 7 hour later than in United Kingdom. The time zone of North Korea is Asia/Pyongyang and the Greenwich time is UTC+09.

Currency North Korea

Currency North Korea

In North Korea the Noord-Koreaanse won is used to pay.

Exchange rate Noord-Koreaanse won op 19 april 2019

1 Noord-Koreaanse won = € 0,00 euro
100 Noord-Koreaanse won = € 0,10 euro

1 euro = 1.029,46 Noord-Koreaanse won
100 euro = 102.946,14 Noord-Koreaanse won

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

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Vaccinations North Korea

Vaccinations North Korea

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in North Korea.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Buiktyfus
  • Hepatitis B
  • Japanse encefalitis
  • Rabiës
  • Tuberculose (TBC)