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Annual Climate Emissions and Hazard Information

Daegu, formerly spelled Taegu and officially known as the Daegu Metropolitan City, is a city in South Korea, the fourth-largest after Seoul, Busan, and Incheon, and the third-largest metropolitan area in the nation with over 2.5 million residents. Daegu and surrounding North Gyeongsang Province are often referred to as Daegu-Gyeongbuk, with a total population over 5 million. Source: Wikipedia

Annual Weather Data

Month Average Average High Average Low Record High Record Low Average Precipitation Snowfall
January -0.9°C 4.0°C -5.8°C 16.1°C -18.3°C 19.1 mm 143.8 mm
February 1.8°C 6.8°C -3.1°C 17.8°C -12.8°C 42.9 mm 49.7 mm
March 6.5°C 12.0°C 1.0°C 25.6°C -12.8°C 39.5 mm 8.5 mm
April 12.9°C 18.9°C 6.9°C 30.6°C 0.6°C 54.7 mm
May 18.8°C 25.0°C 12.6°C 32.8°C 4.4°C 64.6 mm
June 22.6°C 28.3°C 16.9°C 37.8°C 11.7°C 86.2 mm
July 26.2°C 30.5°C 22.0°C 36.7°C 15.6°C 177.0 mm
August 27.5°C 32.5°C 22.6°C 37.8°C 16.7°C 133.0 mm
September 21.7°C 26.9°C 16.4°C 33.3°C 8.3°C 95.8 mm
October 14.8°C 21.3°C 8.3°C 30.0°C 1.1°C 51.0 mm
November 8.6°C 14.3°C 2.8°C 22.2°C -6.7°C 43.7 mm 1.3 mm
December 2.0°C 6.9°C -2.9°C 21.1°C -11.7°C 30.6 mm 35.2 mm
Sources: NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide Medium (6)
Cyclone High (10)
Flood High (10)
Earthquake Low (2)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.

Daegu CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Daegu 11,277,541 t 13.5 t 185,545 t/km²
South Korea 597,763,145 t 12.3 t 6,033 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Other Cities in South Korea

Name Area Population
Bucheon 10.1 km² 195,721
Busan 170.4 km² 2.1 million
Chinhae, South Korea 21.8 km² 86,722
Daejeon 23.7 km² 353,527
Incheon 27.8 km² 350,881
Jeju 3.136 km² 14,723
Seoul 13 km² 258,110
South Korea, South Korea, P'Ohang 3.147 km² 16,438
South Korea, South Korea, Uijongbu 6.6 km² 126,884
Suwon 6.8 km² 117,883
Taejong, South Korea 3.286 km² 2,860
Yeosu 2.769 km² 6,003
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