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DPR Korea has a climate with distinct seasonal changes, spring, summer, autumn and winter. Spring is from March to May, summer from June to August, autumn is September to November, winter from December to February and each season has its own unique beauty.


Spring is so beautiful .around DPR Korea. DPR Korea transitions from winter to spring during March and the average temperature during this season is between 13°C ~ 17°C. The beautiful balmy spring weather welcomes visitors from around the world to experience the gorgeous flower bloom during this season.


Summer includes June, July, and August. The average temperature goes between 25°C ~ 32°C. One of best summer destination in the DPRK is the sacred mountain of Korean revolution – Mount Paektu. The weather is most beautiful at this time of year for visitors to explore Mount Paektu. Come and see the festive and warm sites of DPR Korea as you learn more about the fascinating place in the summer months.


Autumn is from September to November and the average temperature goes between 10°C ~15°C. Come and take a beautiful look into DPR Korea in autumn. During the peak of the autumn season in DPR Korea, autumn leaves start to turn red and yellow in concert presenting you with beautiful scenery at every turn. There are many places to enjoy the autumn leaves, for example, you can take a tour to Kaesong , the ancient capital of Koryo and enjoy the autumn colours while visiting Koryo Museum or Mt. Kumgang presents spectacular autumn sight with its all natural beauties, including those of mountain, valleys, plateau, lakes and sea. Chonson Peak, Kuryong Falls, Sea Kumgang and other beauty spots are great attractions for the tourists to enjoy the autumn.


Winter covers the months from December to February and its average temperature is between -15°C ~-25°C. The temperature usually does not go beyond -30°C and it is windy in winter. The Masik Pass ski resort near Wonson district is close to complete and is one of latest tourism projects for DPR Korea to boost tourism in winter.

Average Temperature and Precipitation

Month Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Average annual
Temperature(ºC) -7.8 -4.4 1.9 9.8 16.0 20.6 24.2 24.4 18.7 11.6 9.8 -4.3 9.5
Precipitation(mm) 14.1 12.5 28.3 53.2 62.5 90.9 281.7 247.9 109.1 42.2 36.7 21.3 1,000.4