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

This month is known as a warm month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Pyeongchang in August lies at 26.6°C (79.88°F). Usually it is the warmest month of the year. The average minimum temperature goes down to around 18.9°C (66.02°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

August is part of the rainy season with an average precipitation of 275mm (10.8 inches). This makes it the wettest month of the year. There are generally around 14 rainy days. The sun will show itself now and again, with 137 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


Pyeongchang , monthly averages in August

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Min Temperature 66 °F  
Max Temperature 79 °F  
Chance of Rain 49%  
Precipitation 11 in  
Rainy days 15 days  
Humidity 87% *  
Sunshine 137 hrs *  
Percentage Sunshine 31% *  

Where to stay in Pyeongchang

Where to go in South Korea in August

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

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in August? Visitors traveling to Pyeongchang should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. However, also bring your summer cloths because it can be very warm or even hot.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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