Daegwallyeong-myeon

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Daegwallyeong-myeon
대관령면
Township
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Daegwallyeong-myeon
 • McCune-Reischauer Taegwallyŏng-myŏn
Daegwallyeong-myeon is located in South Korea
Daegwallyeong-myeon
Daegwallyeong-myeon
Location of Daegwallyeong-myeon in South Korea
Coordinates: 37°40′00″N 128°42′00″E / 37.66667°N 128.70000°E / 37.66667; 128.70000Coordinates: 37°40′00″N 128°42′00″E / 37.66667°N 128.70000°E / 37.66667; 128.70000
Country South Korea
Province Gangwon
County Pyeongchang
Administrative divisions 21 ri
Area
 • Total 221.6 km2 (85.6 sq mi)
Elevation 750 m (2,460 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 6,162
Time zone Korea Standard Time (UTC+9)

Daegwallyeong-myeon (Hangul대관령면; Hanja大關嶺面) is a myeon (township) in Pyeongchang County of Gangwon-do South Korea. It is located in the northeastern part of the county. The total area of Daegwallyeong-myeon is 221.63 square kilometers,[2] and, as of 2008, the population was 6,162 people.[1] The myeon was named Doam-myeon (Hangul도암면; Hanja道岩面) until 2007. Daegwallyeong-myeon is named after the important mountain pass of Daegwallyeong.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Daegwallyeong, Pyeongchang (1981–2010, extremes 1971–present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 8.7
(47.7)
16.5
(61.7)
19.7
(67.5)
30.1
(86.2)
31.0
(87.8)
32.3
(90.1)
32.0
(89.6)
32.7
(90.9)
29.0
(84.2)
24.7
(76.5)
21.5
(70.7)
13.5
(56.3)
32.7
(90.9)
Average high °C (°F) −2.5
(27.5)
−0.4
(31.3)
4.4
(39.9)
12.9
(55.2)
17.6
(63.7)
20.5
(68.9)
22.8
(73)
22.8
(73)
18.6
(65.5)
14.0
(57.2)
7.0
(44.6)
0.5
(32.9)
11.5
(52.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) −7.7
(18.1)
−5.5
(22.1)
−0.5
(31.1)
7.0
(44.6)
11.9
(53.4)
15.7
(60.3)
19.1
(66.4)
19.1
(66.4)
14.1
(57.4)
8.3
(46.9)
1.9
(35.4)
−4.4
(24.1)
6.6
(43.9)
Average low °C (°F) −12.6
(9.3)
−10.5
(13.1)
−5.2
(22.6)
1.2
(34.2)
6.3
(43.3)
11.2
(52.2)
16.0
(60.8)
16.1
(61)
10.0
(50)
3.1
(37.6)
−2.8
(27)
−9.1
(15.6)
2.0
(35.6)
Record low °C (°F) −28.9
(−20)
−27.6
(−17.7)
−23.0
(−9.4)
−14.6
(5.7)
−4.7
(23.5)
−1.7
(28.9)
4.4
(39.9)
3.3
(37.9)
−2.3
(27.9)
−9.9
(14.2)
−18.7
(−1.7)
−24.7
(−12.5)
−28.9
(−20)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 62.6
(2.465)
53.6
(2.11)
75.6
(2.976)
89.5
(3.524)
122.3
(4.815)
201.0
(7.913)
326.7
(12.862)
420.9
(16.571)
307.3
(12.098)
124.9
(4.917)
76.9
(3.028)
36.8
(1.449)
1,898
(74.724)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 10.5 10.5 11.3 9.5 11.1 13.2 17.6 17.8 13.0 8.7 10.1 9.4 142.7
Average snowy days 13.0 11.8 12.0 3.3 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 5.2 10.9 57.2
Average relative humidity (%) 67.3 67.0 67.5 61.0 68.4 79.2 85.7 87.0 84.6 75.2 69.9 67.3 73.3
Mean monthly sunshine hours 197.2 185.2 202.3 226.6 229.4 179.8 138.1 130.7 143.9 193.3 176.4 191.9 2,194.8
Percent possible sunshine 64.4 60.8 54.6 57.4 52.1 40.7 30.8 31.0 38.6 55.5 57.8 64.3 49.3
Source: Korea Meteorological Administration[3][4][5] (percent sunshine and snowy days)[6]

Attractions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Households and Population by Eup, Myeon and Dong (Resident Registration)
  2. ^ 평창군 [대관령면] 홈페이지 방문을 환영합니다.
  3. ^ "평년값자료(1981–2010), 대관령(100)" (in Korean). Korea Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 7 December 2016. 
  4. ^ "기후자료 극값(최대값) 전체년도 일최고기온 (℃) 최고순위, 대관령(100)" (in Korean). Korea Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 7 December 2016. 
  5. ^ "기후자료 극값(최대값) 전체년도 일최저기온 (℃) 최고순위, 대관령(100)" (in Korean). Korea Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 7 December 2016. 
  6. ^ "Climatological Normals of Korea" (PDF). Korea Meteorological Administration. 2011. p. 499 and 649. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 December 2016. Retrieved 7 December 2016. 
  7. ^ Yoon, Chul (27 December 2011). "7 best ski and snowboard resorts in Korea". CNN Go. Retrieved 3 June 2012. 

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