Climate in Pyeongchang (Gangwon-Do), South Korea

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Weather data from: Pyeongchang , South Korea.

Average day and night temperature

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

Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Daily percent of sunshine

The mean percent of sunhours during the day over the year

Monthly precipitation

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

Monthly rainy days

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

Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

Weather Forecasts for Pyeongchang (Gangwon-Do)

MON Nov 29
8°C | -2°C

Partly cloudy

TUE Nov 30
7°C | -5°C

Light drizzle

WED Dec 01
1°C | -9°C

Moderate snow

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.

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • 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).
  • A lot of rain (rainy season) falls in the month of: June, July, August and September.
  • The coldest season / winter is in the months of January and February.
  • The warmest month is August with an average maximum temperature of 23°C (73°F).
  • The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of -2°C (27°F).
  • August is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • December is the driest month.
  • May is the most sunny month.
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