Gangneung
South Korea
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Gangneung, South Korea

Sea temperature

In Gangneung, South Korea, in December, the average water temperature is 11.5°C (52.7°F).
Note: At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

With an average of 9.6h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

How cold is the water in December in Gangneung?

In Gangneung, in December, the average water temperature is 11.5°C (52.7°F). Swimming in 11.5°C (52.7°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Gangneung?

The month with the shortest days in Gangneung is December, with an average of 9.6h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in December in Gangneung?

In December, the average length of the day is 9.6h.
Average sea temperature in December - Gangneung, South Korea
  • Average sea temperature in December: 11.5°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (24°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (8.4°C).

Average daylight in December - Gangneung, South Korea
  • Average daylight in December: 9.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).