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Busan Climate & Temperature

  • Busan, South Korea is at 356'N, 1291'E, 71 m (232 ft). See map.
  • Busan has a humid subtropical hot summer climate that is mild with dry winters, hot humid summers and moderate seasonality (Kppen-Geiger classification: Cwa).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Busan is situated in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 14.1 degrees Celsius (57.4 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.7 °C (42.7°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Busan Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 8.3°C (47°F) on average falling to -0.3°C (31.4°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 16.7°C (62°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 8.7°C (47.6°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 26.7°C (80°F) and average low temperatures are 20.3°C (68.6°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 21.3°C (70.4°F) during the day and lows of 13°C (55.4°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1472.2 mm (58 inches) which is equivalent to 1472.2 Litres/m (36.11 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 2473 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Busan you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Sta. Vit. Palmar, Brazil where you would find a Humid subtropical climate (Warm temperate moist forest biome).

Busan Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 6 (43) 9 (48) 12 (54) 17 (63) 21 (70) 24 (75) 27 (81) 29 (84) 26 (79) 22 (72) 16 (61) 10 (50) 18 (65)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 2 (36) 4 (39) 8 (46) 13 (55) 17 (63) 20 (69) 24 (75) 26 (79) 22 (71) 17 (63) 11 (52) 5 (41) 14 (57)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (28) 0 (32) 4 (39) 9 (48) 13 (55) 17 (63) 21 (70) 23 (73) 19 (66) 13 (55) 7 (45) 1 (34) 10 (51)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 32 (1) 43 (2) 79 (3) 149 (6) 148 (6) 224 (9) 257 (10) 204 (8) 187 (7) 62 (2) 65 (3) 24 (1) 1472 (58)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 5 (16) 6 (21) 8 (26) 9 (30) 9 (29) 11 (37) 14 (45) 9 (29) 11 (37) 6 (19) 5 (17) 6 (19) 99 (27)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 6h 36' 6h 43' 6h 52' 7h 18' 7h 46' 6h 32' 5h 54' 7h 29' 6h 04' 7h 01' 6h 32' 6h 23' 6h 46'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 04' 10h 52' 11h 55' 13h 02' 13h 59' 14h 28' 14h 15' 13h 27' 12h 21' 11h 14' 10h 17' 9h 50' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 67 (33) 63 (37) 58 (42) 57 (43) 56 (44) 46 (54) 42 (58) 56 (44) 50 (50) 63 (37) 64 (36) 66 (34) 56 (44)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 34.9 44.2 55 66.7 75 78.3 75.3 67.1 55.6 44.1 34.9 31.5 55.2

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