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Pyeongchang weather in August (Gangwon-Do, South Korea)

What can you expect from the weather in Pyeongchang during August? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In August, Pyeongchang generally has high temperatures and heavy rainfall. August falls within the summer season. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 28°C, while night temperatures can drop to 19°C. Typically, it's the hottest month of the year. Make sure to come prepared with breezy outfits. Whether you're out exploring or just lounging, being prepared can make your experience in this warm month much more enjoyable.

Precipitation

Pyeongchang in August usually receives heavy rainfall, averaging around 223 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 14 days of the month will see rainfall.

Average sunshine

The city usually sees around 137 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

Should you favor a climate that's both dry and comfortably warm May, June, September and October typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, January, February, March, July and December tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Pyeongchang climate page with graphs.

 

Pyeongchang , monthly averages in August

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 19°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 28°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 48%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 223 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 14 days  
HumidityHumidity 87%  
SunshineSunshine 137 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 31%  

Where to go in South Korea in August

Find out more about the weather in South Korea and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

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