Yeongdeok County

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Yeongdeok
영덕군
County
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Yeongdeok-gun
 • McCune-Reischauer Yŏngdŏk-gun
Official logo of Yeongdeok
Emblem of Yeongdeok
Location in South Korea
Location in South Korea
Country  South Korea
Region Yeongnam
Administrative divisions 1 eup, 8 myeon
Area
 • Total 741.05 km2 (286.12 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 52,697
 • Density 71.1/km2 (184/sq mi)
 • Dialect Gyeongsang

Yeongdeok County (Yeongdeok-gun) is a county in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. It is well known for crabs.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Yeongdeok (1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 5.7
(42.3)
7.7
(45.9)
11.8
(53.2)
18.2
(64.8)
22.5
(72.5)
25.1
(77.2)
28.1
(82.6)
28.8
(83.8)
24.8
(76.6)
20.7
(69.3)
14.6
(58.3)
8.5
(47.3)
18.0
(64.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) 0.7
(33.3)
2.4
(36.3)
6.4
(43.5)
12.3
(54.1)
16.7
(62.1)
20.1
(68.2)
23.7
(74.7)
24.4
(75.9)
20.0
(68)
14.8
(58.6)
8.8
(47.8)
3.2
(37.8)
12.8
(55)
Average low °C (°F) −3.6
(25.5)
−2.2
(28)
1.3
(34.3)
6.3
(43.3)
11.1
(52)
15.5
(59.9)
20.2
(68.4)
20.8
(69.4)
15.7
(60.3)
9.6
(49.3)
3.6
(38.5)
−1.4
(29.5)
8.1
(46.6)
Precipitation mm (inches) 37.4
(1.472)
37.4
(1.472)
53.0
(2.087)
64.0
(2.52)
75.6
(2.976)
119.8
(4.717)
189.7
(7.469)
216.9
(8.539)
155.9
(6.138)
53.2
(2.094)
45.6
(1.795)
24.2
(0.953)
1,072.7
(42.232)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 4.8 5.4 7.1 6.6 7.4 8.7 11.6 11.3 9.1 5.7 5.3 3.5 86.5
 % humidity 52.9 56.0 61.3 60.7 65.2 73.8 79.1 80.0 77.7 68.7 60.2 53.4 65.7
Mean monthly sunshine hours 208.0 195.3 217.5 242.2 254.6 215.6 194.1 209.6 192.3 217.5 195.3 204.4 2,550.5
Source: Korea Meteorological Administration[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "평년값자료(1981–2010) 영덕(277)". Korea Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 2011-05-07. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°24′36″N 129°22′30″E / 36.41000001°N 129.37500001°E / 36.41000001; 129.37500001