Yangpyeong County

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Yangpyeong
양평군
County
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Yangpyeong-gun
 • McCune-Reischauer Yangp'yŏng kun
Official logo of Yangpyeong
Emblem of Yangpyeong
Location in South Korea
Location in South Korea
Country  South Korea
Region Sudogwon
Administrative divisions 1 eup, 11 myeon
Area
 • Total 877.76 km2 (338.91 sq mi)
Population (September 2016)
 • Total 112,577
 • Density 128.26/km2 (332.2/sq mi)
 • Dialect Seoul

Yangpyeong County (Yangpyeong-gun) is a county in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.

Yangpyeong
Climate chart (explanation)
J F M A M J J A S O N D
 
 
21
 
 
2
−9
 
 
28
 
 
6
−6
 
 
45
 
 
12
−1
 
 
72
 
 
19
5
 
 
102
 
 
24
11
 
 
156
 
 
28
17
 
 
429
 
 
29
21
 
 
350
 
 
30
21
 
 
181
 
 
26
16
 
 
41
 
 
20
8
 
 
38
 
 
12
0
 
 
17
 
 
5
−6
Average max. and min. temperatures in °C
Precipitation totals in mm
Source: Korea Meteorological Administration[1]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Yangpyeong (1981–2010, extremes 1971–present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 13.6
(56.5)
19.6
(67.3)
24.4
(75.9)
31.2
(88.2)
34.4
(93.9)
36.5
(97.7)
37.6
(99.7)
37.1
(98.8)
33.4
(92.1)
30.1
(86.2)
25.5
(77.9)
17.6
(63.7)
37.6
(99.7)
Average high °C (°F) 2.3
(36.1)
5.8
(42.4)
11.7
(53.1)
19.2
(66.6)
24.4
(75.9)
28.1
(82.6)
29.4
(84.9)
30.2
(86.4)
26.4
(79.5)
20.3
(68.5)
11.8
(53.2)
4.6
(40.3)
17.9
(64.2)
Daily mean °C (°F) −3.4
(25.9)
−0.4
(31.3)
5.2
(41.4)
12.1
(53.8)
17.6
(63.7)
22.1
(71.8)
24.7
(76.5)
25.0
(77)
20.3
(68.5)
13.1
(55.6)
5.6
(42.1)
−1.1
(30)
11.7
(53.1)
Average low °C (°F) −8.5
(16.7)
−6.0
(21.2)
−0.8
(30.6)
5.2
(41.4)
11.3
(52.3)
16.8
(62.2)
21.0
(69.8)
21.2
(70.2)
15.7
(60.3)
7.8
(46)
0.4
(32.7)
−5.9
(21.4)
6.5
(43.7)
Record low °C (°F) −32.6
(−26.7)
−23.5
(−10.3)
−14.0
(6.8)
−7.2
(19)
0.0
(32)
4.9
(40.8)
12.0
(53.6)
9.7
(49.5)
0.8
(33.4)
−5.8
(21.6)
−15.4
(4.3)
−24.8
(−12.6)
−32.6
(−26.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 20.6
(0.811)
27.5
(1.083)
45.1
(1.776)
71.8
(2.827)
101.9
(4.012)
155.7
(6.13)
429.4
(16.906)
350.0
(13.78)
180.8
(7.118)
41.4
(1.63)
37.8
(1.488)
16.6
(0.654)
1,478.6
(58.213)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 6.5 5.0 7.2 7.5 8.3 9.7 14.8 15.3 8.3 5.8 6.9 6.3 101.6
Average relative humidity (%) 66.5 61.8 59.3 57.3 65.1 70.5 78.9 78.9 77.0 74.9 70.4 68.4 69.1
Mean monthly sunshine hours 172.6 175.2 208.5 215.4 232.6 208.0 163.1 184.9 187.3 198.6 159.7 164.9 2,291
Percent possible sunshine 55.3 58.1 54.9 54.6 52.7 47.1 36.5 42.3 50.7 56.3 51.0 54.0 50.8
Source: Korea Meteorological Administration[2][3][4] (percent sunshine)[5]

Korean War[edit]

Yangpyeong includes the village of Jipyeong, which was a Korean War battle site.

Sister cities[edit]

Culture[edit]

Natural Monument[edit]

  • Yongmunsa Ginkgo (Natural Monument No. 30)

Movie[edit]

  • Introduction of Architecture (2012)

Region festival[edit]

  • Clear Water Love Festival (Every May-June)
  • World Outdoor Performance Festival (Every August)
  • Yangpyeong Ginkgo Festival (Every October)
  • Yangpyeong Lee Bong-ju Marathon (Every June)
  • Han River Riders Gran Fondo (Every Fall)

Attraction[edit]

  • Dumulmeori : dumulmeori that a pure Korean of yangsuri formed one by meeting South Han River and the North Han River is a favorite place for lovers
  • Semiwon
  • South Han River Bike Trail

Notable People[edit]

Lee Soo-geun — is a South Korean comedian

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "평년값자료(1981–2010)". Korea Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 2011-05-03. 
  2. ^ "평년값자료(1981–2010) 양평(202)". Korea Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 2011-11-19. 
  3. ^ "기후자료 극값(최대값) 전체년도 일최고기온 (℃) 최고순위, 양평(202)". Korea Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 2015-04-21. 
  4. ^ "기후자료 극값(최대값) 전체년도 일최저기온 (℃) 최고순위, 양평(202)". Korea Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 2015-04-21. 
  5. ^ "Climatological Normals of Korea" (PDF). Korea Meteorological Administration. 2011. p. 499 and 649. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 December 2016. Retrieved 9 February 2017. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°29′N 127°33′E / 37.483°N 127.550°E / 37.483; 127.550