Yeongdeok County

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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)
Average 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)
Average 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
Average relative 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]
Yeongdeok
영덕군
County
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanizationYeongdeok-gun
 • McCune-ReischauerYŏngdŏk-gun
Official logo of Yeongdeok
Emblem of Yeongdeok
Location in South Korea
Location in South Korea
Country South Korea
RegionYeongnam
Administrative divisions1 eup, 8 myeon
Area
 • Total741.05 km2 (286.12 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total52,697
 • Density71.1/km2 (184/sq mi)
 • DialectGyeongsang

Festival[edit]

Yeongdeok city hosts a ' Snow crab Festival ' every year. The festival offers various events, including children snow crab fishing, family team game, snow crab auction, madanggeuk (One of traditional Korean performance).The Youngdeok King Festival, which marks its 21st year in 2018, is held in the Gaejang Port and offers a variety of attractions and experiences to tourists through its colorful events. [2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "평년값자료(1981–2010) 영덕(277)". Korea Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 2011-05-07.
  2. ^ "영덕대게축제(YeongdeokCrabFestival)". 영덕대게축제. Retrieved 9 April 2018.
  3. ^ "영덕대게축제(Yeongdeok King's Lab Festival)". 대한민국 구석구석(The four corners of the Republic of Korea). Retrieved 9 April 2018.

External links[edit]

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