Kumgangsan, North Korea: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Kumgangsan, North Korea? If you're planning to go to Kumgangsan, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Kumgangsan, North Korea

Based on the climate and weather in Kumgangsan, the best time to go is June. See below for details.

Important essentials for Kumgangsan, North Korea

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kumgangsan, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear away. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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What to wear/what to pack for Kumgangsan, North Korea by month

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January

January in this region can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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February

February in Kumgangsan can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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March

If you go to Kumgangsan in March, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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April

April for Kumgangsan is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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May

May for Kumgangsan is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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June

Traveling to Kumgangsan in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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July

July in Kumgangsan is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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August

August here is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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September

Traveling to Kumgangsan in September, you will notice that it is mild. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

October in this region is chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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November

November for Kumgangsan is cold. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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December

If you go to Kumgangsan in December, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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