Climate in South Korea: when to travel according to the weather?

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Annual average climate in South Korea

  • Minimum annual temperature: 9°C
  • Average annual temperature: 14°C
  • Maximum annual temperature: 18°C
  • Precipitation: 422 mm/month (with 23 rainy days/month)

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Min / Max Precipitation
January -4 ° / 5 ° 146mm / 23 days
february -2 ° / 7 ° 127mm / 20 days
March 2 ° / 12 ° 161mm / 22 days
April 7 ° / 18 ° -
may 13 ° / 22 ° -
June 18 ° / 26 ° -
July 22 ° / 28 ° 618mm / 24 days
August 23 ° / 29 ° 482mm / 24 days
September 18 ° / 26 ° -
October 12 ° / 21 ° -
November 5 ° / 14 ° 219mm / 23 days
December -1 ° / 7 ° 160mm / 23 days

These weather forecasts were calculated using data from weather stations across South Korea.





Details by cities

Check the climate forecast for the largest cities in South Korea:

  • Seoul (13°C on average | 697 mm of rain/month over 24 days)
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  • Busan (15°C on average | 728 mm of rain/month over 25 days)
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  • Incheon (13°C on average | 735 mm of rain/month over 25 days)
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  • Daejeon (13°C on average | 539 mm of rain/month over 25 days)
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  • Pohang (15°C on average | 387 mm of rain/month over 23 days)
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  • Jeju (16°C on average | 208 mm of rain/month over 21 days)
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  • Yeosu (15°C on average | 572 mm of rain/month over 24 days)
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  • Mokpo (14°C on average | 517 mm of rain/month over 23 days)
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  • chuncheon (11°C on average | 636 mm of rain/month over 23 days)
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  • Gangneung (14°C on average | 455 mm of rain/month over 26 days)
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F.A.Q.

Which are the hottest cities in South Korea?

The following cities record the highest average maximum temperatures over the year:
Pohang (with 19°C), Busan (with 19°C), Jeju (with 19°C), Yeosu (with 18°C), Daejeon (with 18°C), …


Which are the coldest cities in South Korea?

These cities are among those with the lowest average temperatures over the year:
chuncheon (with 11°C), Incheon (with 13°C), Gangneung (with 13°C), Daejeon (with 13°C), Seoul (with 13°C), …


Which cities have the most rain in South Korea?

These cities are among the rainiest in the country:
Incheon (with 735 mm/month), Busan (with 728 mm/month), Seoul (with 697 mm/month), chuncheon (with 636 mm/month), Yeosu (with 572 mm/month), …

Which are the hottest months in South Korea?

The months of the year with the highest maximum temperatures are:
August (with 29°C), July (with 28°C), September (with 26°C), …

Which are the coldest months in South Korea?

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

Which are the driest months in South Korea?

The months of the year with the least rainfall are:
february (with 127 mm/month), January (with 146 mm/month), December (with 160 mm/month), …

Which are the rainiest months in South Korea?

The months of the year with the most rain are:
July (with 618 mm/month), August (with 482 mm/month), November (with 219 mm/month), …

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