Climate in Pyeongchang (Gangwon-Do), South Korea

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

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Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

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Daily percent of sunshine

The mean percent of sunhours during the day over the year

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Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

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Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

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Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

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Weather Forecasts for Pyeongchang (Gangwon-Do)

FRI May 27
21°C | 8°C
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

SAT May 28
27°C | 6°C
Sunny

Sunny

SUN May 29
30°C | 9°C
Sunny

Sunny

The best time of year to visit Pyeongchang in South Korea

What will be the weather at our next Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang in 2018? Pyeongchang is located in an area with a temperate continental climate with rainfall throughout the year. Although the olympics will be held in February which is one of the driest months.

The average temperature during the Olympics will be around 0-2 degrees Celsius (32-35 degrees Fahrenheit) during the day and around -8°C (17°Fahrenheit) during the night. Of course it could be that the winter of 2018 will be more strict than other winters.

Some general info about Pyeongchang: The warmest month in Pyeongchang is July with an average temperature of 21 ° C (70°F), the coldest month is January. Most precipitation falls in July and the lowest rainfall in December.

During the month of June, July and August you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).

Other facts from our historical climate data:

  • When is rainy season in Pyeongchang ?
    The wet season / rainy season takes place in the following months: June, July, August and September. This is the time of year where the majority of Pyeongchang 's annual precipitation occurs.
  • When is winter in Pyeongchang ?
    The coldest season / winter is in the following months: January, February and December.
  • Which is the warmest month in Pyeongchang ?
    August has an average maximum temperature of 23.0°C (73.4°F) and is the warmest month of the year.
  • Which is the coldest month in Pyeongchang ?
    The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of -2.5°C (27.5°F).
  • Which is the wettest month in Pyeongchang ?
    August tops the wettest month list with 420mm (16.5in) of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Pyeongchang ?
    December is the driest month with 36mm (1.4in) of precipitation.
  • Which is the sunniest month in Pyeongchang ?
    May is the sunniest month with an average of 229 hours of sunshine.

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