May weather forecast and climate
Pyongyang, North Korea

The organized cityscape of the Pyongyang city in North Korea
The organized cityscape of the Pyongyang city in North Korea
The last month of the spring, May, is an agreeable month in Pyongyang, North Korea, with average temperature ranging between min 10.9°C (51.6°F) and max 22.6°C (72.7°F).

Temperature

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

Rainfall

In Pyongyang, during May, the rain falls for 8.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 72.2mm (2.84") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 89.9 rainfall days, and 939.8mm (37") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 14.3h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Pyongyang?

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

How much does it rain in Pyongyang in May?

In May, in Pyongyang, North Korea, the rain falls for 8.1 days. Throughout May, 72.2mm (2.84") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Pyongyang have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Pyongyang, North Korea, is 14.3h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Pyongyang?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Pyongyang have in May?

In Pyongyang, the average sunshine in May is 8h.

How high is the UV index in May in Pyongyang?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Pyongyang is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
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).

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).

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).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Pyongyang, North Korea
  • Average daylight in May: 14.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h

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

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

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).