Gyeongju's Bulguksa Temple in the Autumn

Best time to visit South Korea

 

South Korea’s climate is typically temperate with four distinct seasons. Late March or early April signals the start of Spring when mostly sunny days can be expected throughout March and May. Summer is warm and wet and by June the average temperature is 22°C, monsoonal rains can begin around the end of June lasting through to mid September. After a typically humid summer continental winds move in bringing dry and clear weather for autumn and making the month of October the most pleasant time to visit. December to February signals the onset of winter which is cold and dry with occasional snow.

 

 

South Korea Climate

 

South Korea - Seoul

 

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
min temp °C -9 -7 -2 5 11 16 21 22 15 7 0 -7
max temp °C 0 3 8 17 22 27 29 31 26 19 11 3
rainfall mm 31 20 38 76 81 130 376 267 119 41 46 25

 

The weather chart above shows the average daily min and max temperatures in Celsius and the average monthly precipitation, and should only be used as a guide.

 

 

South Korea - Jeju Island

 

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
min temp °C 3 4 6 10 14 19 23 24 20 15 10 5
max temp °C 8 9 13 18 22 25 29 30 26 21 16 11
rainfall mm 65 62 89 90 97 181 240 283 222 80 62 48

The weather chart above shows the average daily min and max temperatures in Celsius and the average monthly precipitation, and should only be used as a guide.

 

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