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Taebaek (Korean pronunciation: ) is a city in Gangwon province, South Korea. Its name is shared with that of the Taebaek Mountains. Situated at an altitude of 650 to 700 m (2,130 to 2,300 ft), Taebaek is the highest city in South Korea.

Taebaek
태백시
Korean transcription(s)
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationTaebaek-si
McCune-ReischauerT'aebaek-si
Flag
Location in South Korea
Coordinates:37°10′N128°59′E /37.167°N 128.983°E /37.167; 128.983Coordinates: 37°10′N128°59′E /37.167°N 128.983°E /37.167; 128.983
CountrySouth Korea
RegionGwandong
Administrative divisions8 dong
Area
• Total303.53 km2 (117.19 sq mi)
Population
(2015)
• Total46,715
• Density185/km2 (480/sq mi)
• Dialect
Gangwon
ClimateDwb

Contents

Manggyeongsa Temple in Hyeol-dong, at an altitude of 1,460 meters on the Taebaek Mountains, is a temple built to enshrine the statue of the Bodhisattva of wisdom. It was built by Jajang, a Silla Dynasty monk. The "Dragon Spring" at the entrance of the temple is known as the highest spring in Korea.

Climate data for Taebaek (1981–2010, extremes 1985–present)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 12.1
(53.8)
20.1
(68.2)
21.6
(70.9)
29.7
(85.5)
32.6
(90.7)
35.0
(95.0)
34.2
(93.6)
35.6
(96.1)
31.8
(89.2)
26.4
(79.5)
22.6
(72.7)
15.2
(59.4)
35.6
(96.1)
Average high °C (°F) 0.5
(32.9)
2.8
(37.0)
7.2
(45.0)
15.0
(59.0)
20.1
(68.2)
23.4
(74.1)
25.3
(77.5)
25.5
(77.9)
21.2
(70.2)
16.6
(61.9)
9.7
(49.5)
3.4
(38.1)
14.2
(57.6)
Daily mean °C (°F) −4.8
(23.4)
−2.8
(27.0)
1.9
(35.4)
8.9
(48.0)
14.0
(57.2)
17.8
(64.0)
20.9
(69.6)
21.0
(69.8)
16.0
(60.8)
10.3
(50.5)
3.9
(39.0)
−2.0
(28.4)
8.7
(47.7)
Average low °C (°F) −9.7
(14.5)
−8.0
(17.6)
−3.2
(26.2)
2.8
(37.0)
8.0
(46.4)
12.5
(54.5)
17.2
(63.0)
17.3
(63.1)
11.4
(52.5)
4.7
(40.5)
−1.2
(29.8)
−6.8
(19.8)
3.8
(38.8)
Record low °C (°F) −21.7
(−7.1)
−20.3
(−4.5)
−16.8
(1.8)
−8.2
(17.2)
−2.1
(28.2)
0.5
(32.9)
5.6
(42.1)
8.3
(46.9)
1.0
(33.8)
−7.1
(19.2)
−15.2
(4.6)
−18.5
(−1.3)
−21.7
(−7.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 32.6
(1.28)
35.8
(1.41)
60.7
(2.39)
77.4
(3.05)
90.4
(3.56)
142.2
(5.60)
287.3
(11.31)
279.6
(11.01)
203.9
(8.03)
51.8
(2.04)
43.4
(1.71)
19.2
(0.76)
1,324.3
(52.14)
Average precipitation days(≥ 0.1 mm) 8.3 7.7 10.5 8.6 9.4 11.2 16.5 15.6 11.5 6.8 7.6 6.4 120.1
Average snowy days 10.7 9.7 9.9 2.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 3.3 7.6 44.0
Average relative humidity (%) 61.3 60.6 61.8 55.3 61.3 71.8 78.6 79.8 78.8 70.3 64.1 60.5 67.0
Mean monthly sunshine hours 173.4 174.5 194.8 219.8 229.2 193.6 141.0 144.6 149.8 188.1 166.7 169.5 2,144.6
Percent possible sunshine 56.3 57.1 52.6 55.7 52.2 44.0 31.5 34.4 40.2 53.9 54.4 56.6 48.2
Source: Korea Meteorological Administration (percent sunshine and snowy days)
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  3. 기후자료 극값(최대값) 전체년도 일최고기온 (℃) 최고순위, 태백(216) (in Korean). Korea Meteorological Administration. Retrieved10 February 2017.
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Taebaek Article Talk Language Watch Edit Taebaek Korean pronunciation tʰɛ bɛ k is a city in Gangwon province South Korea Its name is shared with that of the Taebaek Mountains Situated at an altitude of 650 to 700 m 2 130 to 2 300 ft Taebaek is the highest city in South Korea Taebaek 태백시Municipal CityKorean transcription s Hangul태백시 Hanja太白市 Revised RomanizationTaebaek si McCune ReischauerT aebaek siFlagLocation in South KoreaCoordinates 37 10 N 128 59 E 37 167 N 128 983 E 37 167 128 983 Coordinates 37 10 N 128 59 E 37 167 N 128 983 E 37 167 128 983Country South KoreaRegionGwandongAdministrative divisions8 dongArea Total303 53 km2 117 19 sq mi Population 2015 Total46 715 Density185 km2 480 sq mi DialectGangwonClimateDwb Contents 1 Attractions 2 Climate 3 Sister cities 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksAttractions EditManggyeongsa Temple in Hyeol dong at an altitude of 1 460 meters on the Taebaek Mountains is a temple built to enshrine the statue of the Bodhisattva of wisdom It was built by Jajang a Silla Dynasty monk The Dragon Spring at the entrance of the temple is known as the highest spring in Korea 1 Climate EditClimate data for Taebaek 1981 2010 extremes 1985 present Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec YearRecord high C F 12 1 53 8 20 1 68 2 21 6 70 9 29 7 85 5 32 6 90 7 35 0 95 0 34 2 93 6 35 6 96 1 31 8 89 2 26 4 79 5 22 6 72 7 15 2 59 4 35 6 96 1 Average high C F 0 5 32 9 2 8 37 0 7 2 45 0 15 0 59 0 20 1 68 2 23 4 74 1 25 3 77 5 25 5 77 9 21 2 70 2 16 6 61 9 9 7 49 5 3 4 38 1 14 2 57 6 Daily mean C F 4 8 23 4 2 8 27 0 1 9 35 4 8 9 48 0 14 0 57 2 17 8 64 0 20 9 69 6 21 0 69 8 16 0 60 8 10 3 50 5 3 9 39 0 2 0 28 4 8 7 47 7 Average low C F 9 7 14 5 8 0 17 6 3 2 26 2 2 8 37 0 8 0 46 4 12 5 54 5 17 2 63 0 17 3 63 1 11 4 52 5 4 7 40 5 1 2 29 8 6 8 19 8 3 8 38 8 Record low C F 21 7 7 1 20 3 4 5 16 8 1 8 8 2 17 2 2 1 28 2 0 5 32 9 5 6 42 1 8 3 46 9 1 0 33 8 7 1 19 2 15 2 4 6 18 5 1 3 21 7 7 1 Average precipitation mm inches 32 6 1 28 35 8 1 41 60 7 2 39 77 4 3 05 90 4 3 56 142 2 5 60 287 3 11 31 279 6 11 01 203 9 8 03 51 8 2 04 43 4 1 71 19 2 0 76 1 324 3 52 14 Average precipitation days 0 1 mm 8 3 7 7 10 5 8 6 9 4 11 2 16 5 15 6 11 5 6 8 7 6 6 4 120 1Average snowy days 10 7 9 7 9 9 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 3 7 6 44 0Average relative humidity 61 3 60 6 61 8 55 3 61 3 71 8 78 6 79 8 78 8 70 3 64 1 60 5 67 0Mean monthly sunshine hours 173 4 174 5 194 8 219 8 229 2 193 6 141 0 144 6 149 8 188 1 166 7 169 5 2 144 6Percent possible sunshine 56 3 57 1 52 6 55 7 52 2 44 0 31 5 34 4 40 2 53 9 54 4 56 6 48 2Source Korea Meteorological Administration 2 3 4 percent sunshine and snowy days 5 Sister cities EditThis section does not cite any sources Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources Unsourced material may be challenged and removed July 2018 Learn how and when to remove this template message Helong Jilin China since August 29 1995 Baguio Philippines since April 25 2006 Suzhou Jiangsu China since March 8 2005 Gao an Jiangxi China since June 23 2004 Changchun Jilin China since January 18 2006See also EditList of cities in South Korea List of highest towns by countryReferences Edit Cin Woo Lee Simply stunning 33 incredible Korean temples Archived 2012 04 17 at the Wayback Machine CNN Go 10 February 2012 Retrieved 2012 04 12 평년값자료 1981 2010 태백 216 in Korean Korea Meteorological Administration Retrieved 2011 05 01 기후자료 극값 최대값 전체년도 일최고기온 최고순위 태백 216 in Korean Korea Meteorological Administration Retrieved 10 February 2017 기후자료 극값 최대값 전체년도 일최저기온 최고순위 태백 216 in Korean Korea Meteorological Administration Retrieved 10 February 2017 Climatological Normals of Korea PDF Korea Meteorological Administration 2011 p 499 and 649 Archived from the original PDF on 7 December 2016 Retrieved 10 February 2017 External links EditTaebaek city government home page Retrieved from https en wikipedia org w index php title Taebaek amp oldid 1042859184, wikipedia, wiki, book,

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