Best time to visit North Korea
The best time to visit in North Korea is from May until September, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in North Korea is 28°C in July and the lowest is -3°C in January.
North Korea has the continental climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in North Korea or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.
Average weather North Korea by month
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14 day weather forecast North Korea
The weather for in North Korea will be 22° till 16° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers.
The weather forecast for North Korea is based on the weather conditions in the city of Pyongyang.
Weather forecast this week
|Wednesday 22 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|2.9 mm||50%||4 m/s||5|
|Thursday 23 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||3 m/s||6|
|Friday 24 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||1 m/s||4|
|Saturday 25 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||2 m/s||2|
|Sunday 26 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.3 mm||10%||2 m/s||6|
|Monday 27 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.9 mm||25%||2 m/s||2|
|Tuesday 28 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.1 mm||20%||1 m/s||2|
Weather forecast next week
|Wednesday 29 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.1 mm||20%||2 m/s||2|
|Thursday 30 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||3 m/s||3|
|Friday 1 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||2 m/s||6|
|Saturday 2 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||4 m/s||1|
|Sunday 3 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||2 m/s||1|
|Monday 4 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|2.4 mm||70%||3 m/s||1|
|Tuesday 5 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.1 mm||20%||3 m/s||1|
Climate North Korea
North Korea has the continental climate prevailing. In the summer it is warm and wet, and in the winter it is cold and dry. The average annual temperature for North Korea is 15° degrees and there is about 420 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 237 days a year with an average humidity of 69% and an UV-index of 4.
Climate table of North Korea
|Day temp. (°C)||-3||1||9||16||22||26||28||28||24||17||8||-1|
|Night temp. (°C)||-10||-6||-1||5||11||16||20||20||14||8||2||-7|
|Days with rain||2||2||6||8||9||12||18||16||9||6||9||6|
|Days with snow||5||3||1||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||2||5|
|Sun hours per day||6||6||9||10||10||10||8||10||10||6||6||6|
|Wind force (Bft)||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||2|
North Korea weather by month
What is the average weather like in a given month for North Korea? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.
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Frequently asked questions
Where is North Korea?
North Korea lies in a straight line about 10,743 km from United States (New York → Pyongyang).
How long is the flight to North Korea?
The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to North Korea is approximately 13 hours.
What are the largest airports in North Korea?
These are the largest airports in North Korea:
How many inhabitants are there in North Korea?
North Korea has approximately 25,491,000 inhabitants.
How big is North Korea?
The area of North Korea is around 120,540 km². It is 2,5x smaller than United States.
What is the capital of North Korea?
The capital of North Korea is Pyongyang.
What is the currency of North Korea?
In North Korea the North Korean won (KPW) is used to pay.
Exchange rates on 22 September 2021
- 1 North Korean won = 900.06 US dollar
- 1 US dollar = 0.001 North Korean won
- 10 North Korean won = 9,000.58 US dollar
- 10 US dollar = 0.011 North Korean won
- 100 North Korean won = 90,005.81 US dollar
- 100 US dollar = 0.11 North Korean won
What is the area code of North Korea?
The area code to call North Korea is +850.