January 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 January

January, the same as December, in Pyongyang, North Korea, is a freezing cold winter month, with temperature in the range of an average high of -0.8°C (30.6°F) and an average low of -10.7°C (12.7°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of -0.8°C (30.6°F) and an average low-temperature of -10.7°C (12.7°F), January is the coldest month.

Rainfall

In Pyongyang, in January, during 5.2 rainfall days, 12mm (0.47") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Pyongyang, during the entire year, the rain falls for 89.9 days and collects up to 940mm (37.01") of precipitation.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 9h and 47min.
On the first day of January, sunrise is at 07:55 and sunset at 17:24. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:44 and sunset at 17:56 KST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January is 6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in January transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Pyongyang?

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of -0.8°C (30.6°F) and an average low-temperature of -10.7°C (12.7°F).

What is the temperature in January in Pyongyang?

In January, in Pyongyang, the average high-temperature is -0.8°C (30.6°F), and the average low-temperature is -10.7°C (12.7°F).

How much does it rain in Pyongyang in January?

In Pyongyang, in January, during 5.2 rainfall days, 12mm (0.47") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

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

The average day length in January is 9h and 47min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Pyongyang?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:55 and sunset at 17:24. On the last day of the month, in Pyongyang, sunrise is at 07:44 and sunset at 17:56 KST.

How many hours of sunshine does Pyongyang have in January?

In Pyongyang, North Korea, the average sunshine duration in January is 6h.

What is the UV index reading in January in Pyongyang?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Pyongyang is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in January
Pyongyang, North Korea

Average temperature in January - Pyongyang, North Korea
  • Average high temperature in January: -0.8°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 January: -10.7°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 January
Pyongyang, North Korea

Average rainfall in January - Pyongyang, North Korea
  • Average rainfall in January: 12.2mm

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 January
Pyongyang, North Korea

Average rainfall days in January - Pyongyang, North Korea
  • Average rainfall days in January: 5.2 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 January /
Average sunshine in January
Pyongyang, North Korea

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Pyongyang, North Korea
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 47min

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 January: 6h

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 January
Pyongyang, North Korea

Average UV index in January - Pyongyang, North Korea
  • Average UV index in January: 2

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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