Climate in Seoul: when to go

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Annual average climate in Seoul

To start, here is a summary of the weather averages over the whole year in Seoul:

  • Minimum annual temperature: 8°C
  • Average annual temperature: 13°C
  • Maximum annual temperature: 17°C
  • Precipitation: 697 mm/month (with 24 rainy days/month)

Monthly climate normals

Min / Max Precipitation
January -6 ° / 1 ° -
february -4 ° / 5 ° -
March 1 ° / 10 ° -
April 7 ° / 17 ° -
may 13 ° / 24 ° -
June 18 ° / 28 ° -
July 22 ° / 29 ° 794mm / 24 days
August 23 ° / 30 ° 599mm / 24 days
September 17 ° / 26 ° -
October 10 ° / 20 ° -
November 3 ° / 12 ° -
December -4 ° / 4 ° -

Weather statistics were calculated from information recorded at the SEOUL CITY weather station. This station is located in South Korea, 1 km from Seoul and is located at an altitude of 87 meters.





The best time to go, and the one to avoid

To complete the table above, here is some additional information that should allow you to choose which are the good months for your trip, or the less good months.


Which are the hottest months in Seoul?

In Seoul, the months of the year with the highest maximum temperatures are:
August (with 30°C), July (with 29°C), June (with 28°C), …

What are the coldest months?

The months of the year with the lowest average temperatures in Seoul are:
January (with -3°C), December (with 0°C), february (with 1°C), …

Which are the driest months in Seoul?

In Seoul, the months of the year with the fewest rainy days are:
August (with 24 rainy days/month), July (with 24 rainy days/month), …

What are the rainiest months?

The months with the most rainy days in Seoul are:
August (with 24 rainy days/month), July (with 24 rainy days/month), …


What is the weather around?

Nearby cities with a similar climate

These other cities near Seoul may experience quite the same climate:
Incheon (27 km from Seoul), Goyang-si (16 km), Seongnam-si (20 km), Bucheon-si (19 km), Anyang-si (20 km), Uijeongbu-si (at 20 km), Kwangmyŏng (14 km), Guri-si (15 km), Hanam (20 km), Wabu (21 km), …

Around Seoul

You might also be interested in these cities:
Incheon (27 km from Seoul), Chuncheon (75 km), Daejeon (140 km), Gangneung (168 km), …

In South Korea

Check the weather forecasts for other major cities in South Korea:
Pusan ​​(330 km from Seoul), Incheon (27 km), Daejeon (140 km), Pohang (273 km), Jeju (453 km), Yeosu (318 km), Mokpo (311 km) , Chuncheon (75 km), Gangneung (168 km), ...

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