Weather in South Korea in May 2016

Check the weather in South Korea in May before you book your next holiday. Long-term weather averages give the best indication of the weather in May 2016 and include figures for temperature, sunshine and rainfall for South Korea.

The May weather guide for South Korea shown below is for Seoul.

Weather in South Korea in May

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  • 23°C maximum daytime temperature in May in South Korea (Seoul)23
    23°C max day temperature
  • 8 hours of sunshine per day (57% of daylight hours) in May in South Korea8
    8 hours of sunshine per day
  • 8 days with some rainfall in May in South Korea (Seoul)8
    8 days with some rainfall
  • 12°C minimum night-time temperature in May in South Korea (Seoul)12
    12°C min night temperature
  • 14 hours of daylight per day in May in South Korea (Seoul)14
    14 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in South Korea (Seoul)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 90 mm monthly rainfall in May in South Korea (Seoul)90
    90 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in May in South Korea (Seoul)8
    8 (Very High) UV index

The average maximum daytime temperature in South Korea in May is a warm 23°C (73°F). There are usually 8 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 57% of the 14 hours of daylight.

Expect 90mm (3.5 inches) of rainfall across the whole of May with 8 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be very high (8 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear. The average night-time temperature is usually a cool 12°C (54°F). The weather in South Korea in May is represented by Seoul.

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South Korea sunrise & sunset times for May 2016

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for South Korea in May 2016. Select a month to view South Korea sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The South Korea sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Seoul.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Sunday, 1st May 2016 05:37 19:22
Monday, 2nd May 2016 05:36 19:23
Tuesday, 3rd May 2016 05:35 19:24
Wednesday, 4th May 2016 05:33 19:25
Thursday, 5th May 2016 05:32 19:26
Friday, 6th May 2016 05:31 19:27
Saturday, 7th May 2016 05:30 19:28
Sunday, 8th May 2016 05:29 19:28
Monday, 9th May 2016 05:28 19:29
Tuesday, 10th May 2016 05:27 19:30
Wednesday, 11th May 2016 05:26 19:31
Thursday, 12th May 2016 05:25 19:32
Friday, 13th May 2016 05:25 19:33
Saturday, 14th May 2016 05:24 19:34
Sunday, 15th May 2016 05:23 19:35
Monday, 16th May 2016 05:22 19:35
Tuesday, 17th May 2016 05:21 19:36
Wednesday, 18th May 2016 05:20 19:37
Thursday, 19th May 2016 05:20 19:38
Friday, 20th May 2016 05:19 19:39
Saturday, 21st May 2016 05:18 19:40
Sunday, 22nd May 2016 05:18 19:40
Monday, 23rd May 2016 05:17 19:41
Tuesday, 24th May 2016 05:16 19:42
Wednesday, 25th May 2016 05:16 19:43
Thursday, 26th May 2016 05:15 19:44
Friday, 27th May 2016 05:15 19:44
Saturday, 28th May 2016 05:14 19:45
Sunday, 29th May 2016 05:14 19:46
Monday, 30th May 2016 05:13 19:46
Tuesday, 31st May 2016 05:13 19:47
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