North Korea

Best time to visit, climate and weather North Korea

Best time to visit North Korea

Best time to visit North Korea

The best time to visit North Korea is from april until october, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in North Korea is 30° in august and the lowest is 1° in january.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in North Korea or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 10 years.

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
11° 19° 24° 27° 29° 30° 25° 19° 11°
MM
rain
4 mm 10 mm 12 mm 21 mm 29 mm 44 mm 135 mm 82 mm 27 mm 21 mm 24 mm 10 mm
Snow
days
5 3 1 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 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.

 
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
11° 19° 24° 27° 29° 30° 25° 19° 11°
Night
min °C
-10° -6° -1° 11° 16° 20° 20° 14° -7°
MM
rain
4 mm 10 mm 12 mm 21 mm 29 mm 44 mm 135 mm 82 mm 27 mm 21 mm 24 mm 10 mm
Rain
days
2 2 6 8 9 12 18 16 9 6 9 6
Snow
days
5 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5
Dry
days
24 23 24 22 22 18 13 15 21 25 19 20
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Average
UV-index
2 2 3 4 5 6 6 6 5 3 2 2
 

Climate North Korea january

On average, it is maximum 1° in january in North Korea and at least around -10° degrees. In january there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 4 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 4° in february in North Korea and at least around -6° degrees. In february there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 10 mm. The it will be dry 23 days this month in North Korea and on average, it snows 3 days in february.

Climate North Korea march

On average, it is maximum 11° in march in North Korea and at least around -1° degrees. In march there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 12 mm. The it will be dry 24 days this month in North Korea and on average, it snows 1 day in march.

Climate North Korea april

On average, it is maximum 19° in april in North Korea and at least around 5° degrees. In april there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 21 mm and the it will be dry 22 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 11° degrees. In may there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in North Korea.

Climate North Korea june

On average, it is maximum 27° in june in North Korea and at least around 16° degrees. In june there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 44 mm and the it will be dry 18 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 18 days of rainfall with a total of 135 mm and the it will be dry 13 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 16 days of rainfall with a total of 82 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in North Korea.

Climate North Korea september

On average, it is maximum 25° in september in North Korea and at least around 14° degrees. In september there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 27 mm and the it will be dry 21 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 8° degrees. In october there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 21 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in North Korea.

Climate North Korea november

On average, it is maximum 11° in november in North Korea and at least around 2° degrees. In november there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 24 mm. The it will be dry 19 days this month in North Korea and on average, it snows 2 days in november.

Climate North Korea december

On average, it is maximum 2° in december in North Korea and at least around -7° degrees. In december there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 10 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 32° till 28° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The weather forecast for North Korea is based on the weather in Pyongyang.

Weather forecast this week
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Th
23 May
Fr
24 May
Sa
25 May
Su
26 May
Mo
27 May
Tu
28 May
We
29 May
  Enkele wolken Gespreide bewolking Broken wolken Broken wolken Zware Regen Enkele wolken Enkele wolken
Max (°C) 30° 32° 32° 29° 20° 25° 28°
Min (°C) 19° 15° 17° 15° 13° 13° 13°
Rainfall (mm) 0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
37.3
mm
0
mm
0
mm
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 0% 0% 90% 0% 0%
UV-index
UV-index 10 10 5 5 5 10 7

Weather forecast next week
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Th
30 May
Fr
31 May
Sa
1 Jun
Su
2 Jun
Mo
3 Jun
Tu
4 Jun
We
5 Jun
  Bewolkt Broken wolken Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Broken wolken Broken wolken Bewolkt
Max (°C) 24° 25° 28° 29° 29° 28° 26°
Min (°C) 16° 16° 13° 17° 14° 17° 19°
Rainfall (mm) 0
mm
0.1
mm
0.1
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
1.5
mm
Rainfall (%) 0% 15% 15% 0% 0% 0% 25%
UV-index
UV-index 3 5 10 4 3 4 2
About North Korea

About North Korea

North Korea is in the continental part Azië and the capital is Pyongyang. The total surface is 120.540 km² with 2.495 km of coastline and the population consists of 25.491.000 inhabitants. 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 8.614 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 11 hour and 10 min.

Time difference North Korea

Time difference North Korea

In North Korea it is now 04:06 o’clock at night on friday 24 may 2019. That is 8 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 23 may 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)