December weather forecast
Pyongyang, North Korea

The organized cityscape of Pyongyang city in North Korea
The organized cityscape of Pyongyang city in North Korea

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cold month in Pyongyang, North Korea, with an average temperature fluctuating between 1.7°C (35.1°F) and -7.2°C (19°F).

Temperature

In Pyongyang, the average high-temperature in December drops from a chilly 9.4°C (48.9°F) in November to a cold 1.7°C (35.1°F). The average low-temperature, in Pyongyang, North Korea, is -7.2°C (19°F).

Rainfall

In December, in Pyongyang, the rain falls for 5.9 days. Throughout December, 17mm (0.67") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Pyongyang, North Korea, there are 89.9 rainfall days, and 940mm (37.01") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

With an average of 9h and 29min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:36 and sunset at 17:15. On the last day of December, sunrise is at 07:55 and sunset at 17:23 KST.

Sunshine

December has the least sunshine of the year in Pyongyang, with an average of 5h of sunshine.

UV index

December is the month with the lowest UV index in Pyongyang, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 in December interpret into the following advice:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in December in Pyongyang?

The average high-temperature, in December, in Pyongyang, is 1.7°C (35.1°F), while the average low-temperature is -7.2°C (19°F).

How many days does it rain in December in Pyongyang?

In December, the rain falls for 5.9 days. Throughout December, 17mm (0.67") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the month with the shortest days in Pyongyang?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9h and 29min of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Pyongyang?

The average day length in December in Pyongyang is 9h and 29min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Pyongyang?

On the first day of December, sunrise is at 07:36 and sunset at 17:15. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:55 and sunset at 17:23 KST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Pyongyang?

The month with the least sunshine in Pyongyang is December, with an average of 5h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Pyongyang have in December?

In Pyongyang, North Korea, the average sunshine duration in December is 5h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Pyongyang?

With an average maximum UV index of 1, December is the month with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in December in Pyongyang?

In Pyongyang, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
Average rainfall days
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Average sunshine
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Average temperature in December
Pyongyang, North Korea

Average temperature in December - Pyongyang, North Korea
  • Average high temperature in December: 1.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (28.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-0.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: -7.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (20.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-10.7°C).

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Average rainfall in December
Pyongyang, North Korea

Average rainfall in December - Pyongyang, North Korea
  • Average rainfall in December: 16.5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (275.2mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (11mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Pyongyang, North Korea

Average rainfall days in December - Pyongyang, North Korea
  • Average rainfall days in December: 5.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (14.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4.2 days).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Pyongyang, North Korea

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Pyongyang, North Korea
  • Average daylight in December: 9h and 29min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 52min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 29min).

  • Average sunshine in December: 5h

The months with the most sunshine are April, May and June (Average sunshine: 8h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h).

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Average UV index in December
Pyongyang, North Korea

Average UV index in December - Pyongyang, North Korea
  • Average UV index in December: 1

The months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 9).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).

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