May 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 May

May, the last month of the spring in Pyongyang, is a pleasant month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 22.6°C (72.7°F) and 10.9°C (51.6°F).

Temperature

In Pyongyang, the average high-temperature in May increases from an enjoyable 17.1°C (62.8°F) in April to a pleasant 22.6°C (72.7°F). In May, in Pyongyang, the average low-temperature is 10.9°C (51.6°F).

Rainfall

In Pyongyang, in May, it is raining for 8.1 days, with typically 72mm (2.83") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Pyongyang, there are 89.9 rainfall days, and 940mm (37.01") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Pyongyang, the average length of the day in May is 14h and 19min.
On the first day of May in Pyongyang, sunrise is at 05:39 and sunset at 19:29. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:13 and sunset at 19:55 KST.

Sunshine

April through June, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Pyongyang is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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 temperature in May in Pyongyang?

In Pyongyang, in May, the average high-temperature is 22.6°C (72.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 10.9°C (51.6°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Pyongyang?

In Pyongyang, North Korea, in May, during 8.1 rainfall days, 72mm (2.83") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Pyongyang have in May?

In Pyongyang, North Korea, the average day length in May is 14h and 19min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Pyongyang?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:39 and sunset at 19:29. On the last day of the month, in Pyongyang, sunrise is at 05:13 and sunset at 19:55 KST.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Pyongyang?

The months with the most sunshine in Pyongyang are April through June, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in May in Pyongyang?

The average sunshine duration in May in Pyongyang, North Korea, is 8h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Pyongyang?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Pyongyang, North Korea, is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in May
Pyongyang, North Korea

Average temperature in May - Pyongyang, North Korea
  • Average high temperature in May: 22.6°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 May: 10.9°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 May
Pyongyang, North Korea

Average rainfall in May - Pyongyang, North Korea
  • Average rainfall in May: 72.2mm

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 May
Pyongyang, North Korea

Average rainfall days in May - Pyongyang, North Korea
  • Average rainfall days in May: 8.1 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 May /
Average sunshine in May
Pyongyang, North Korea

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Pyongyang, North Korea
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 19min

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 May: 8h

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 May
Pyongyang, North Korea

Average UV index in May - Pyongyang, North Korea
  • Average UV index in May: 7

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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