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

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Traveling to Sinchon, North Korea? If you're planning to go to Sinchon, this 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 Sinchon, North Korea

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

Important essentials for Sinchon, North Korea

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Sinchon, 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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • 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).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear out. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • 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 value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January in Sinchon is beyond freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). It snows about a third of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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February

If you are traveling to Sinchon in February, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Expect it to snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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March

If you go to Sinchon in March, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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April

April in this region is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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May

If you are traveling to Sinchon in May, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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June

June in Sinchon is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

July here is warm and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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August

August in Sinchon is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

September in Sinchon is warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C).

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October

If you vacation in Sinchon during October, you might find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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November

November in Sinchon can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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December

In December, Sinchon is frosty. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Sinchon, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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Activities for Sinchon, North Korea

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Sinchon.

If you go to the Sinchon Museum of American War Atrocities, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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