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Korea Experiences Abnormal Weather in November

Pyongyang, December 1 (KCNA) -- Korea had frequent rainfalls and comparatively high temperature in November.

Ri Chol Su, deputy director of the Central Meteorological Research Institute under the Hydro-Meteorological Service, told KCNA:

Usually, not much rain falls in Korea in autumn.

But, the country's average precipitation in November was 57.7 mm, much higher than that of the normal year, 33.7 mm.

Pyongyang and Phyongsong cities witnessed the highest precipitation, 116.6 mm and 160.6 mm respectively.

Over 100 mm rainfalls were measured in most areas of North Phyongan Province and some areas of South Phyongan and Hwanghae provinces.

On average, twelve days were rainy in November throughout the country, five days more that the average year, while 15 to 17 days were rainy in Pyongyang, Hamhung and Wonsan,

The average temperature was 5 degrees centigrade, 2.9 degrees centigrade higher than the normal.

It was 8.4 degrees centigrade in Pyongyang, 9.4 in Kaesong and 10.4 in Haeju.

The first snowy day is November 17 on an average in the country. But there has been no snow yet this year.

The temperature will remain little high till December 7 than the average year and it will be cold for a week from December 8 throughout the country.

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