South Korea climate guide

Temperature in South Korea (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
1°C maximum daytime temperature in January in South Korea (Seoul)1
3°C maximum daytime temperature in February in South Korea (Seoul)3
10°C maximum daytime temperature in March in South Korea (Seoul)10
17°C maximum daytime temperature in April in South Korea (Seoul)17
23°C maximum daytime temperature in May in South Korea (Seoul)23
26°C maximum daytime temperature in June in South Korea (Seoul)26
28°C maximum daytime temperature in July in South Korea (Seoul)28
29°C maximum daytime temperature in August in South Korea (Seoul)29
25°C maximum daytime temperature in September in South Korea (Seoul)25
20°C maximum daytime temperature in October in South Korea (Seoul)20
11°C maximum daytime temperature in November in South Korea (Seoul)11
4°C maximum daytime temperature in December in South Korea (Seoul)4
Min temperature (night-time)
-8°C minimum night-time temperature in January in South Korea (Seoul)-8
-5°C minimum night-time temperature in February in South Korea (Seoul)-5
0°C minimum night-time temperature in March in South Korea (Seoul)0
6°C minimum night-time temperature in April in South Korea (Seoul)6
12°C minimum night-time temperature in May in South Korea (Seoul)12
17°C minimum night-time temperature in June in South Korea (Seoul)17
21°C minimum night-time temperature in July in South Korea (Seoul)21
22°C minimum night-time temperature in August in South Korea (Seoul)22
16°C minimum night-time temperature in September in South Korea (Seoul)16
9°C minimum night-time temperature in October in South Korea (Seoul)9
2°C minimum night-time temperature in November in South Korea (Seoul)2
-5°C minimum night-time temperature in December in South Korea (Seoul)-5

Sunshine & Daylight in South Korea

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
6 hours of sunshine per day (56% of daylight hours) in January in South Korea6
6 hours of sunshine per day (58% of daylight hours) in February in South Korea6
7 hours of sunshine per day (59% of daylight hours) in March in South Korea7
8 hours of sunshine per day (57% of daylight hours) in April in South Korea8
8 hours of sunshine per day (57% of daylight hours) in May in South Korea8
7 hours of sunshine per day (50% of daylight hours) in June in South Korea7
6 hours of sunshine per day (38% of daylight hours) in July in South Korea6
6 hours of sunshine per day (45% of daylight hours) in August in South Korea6
7 hours of sunshine per day (54% of daylight hours) in September in South Korea7
7 hours of sunshine per day (60% of daylight hours) in October in South Korea7
5 hours of sunshine per day (52% of daylight hours) in November in South Korea5
5 hours of sunshine per day (53% of daylight hours) in December in South Korea5
Daily hours of daylight
10 hours of daylight per day in January in South Korea (Seoul)10
11 hours of daylight per day in February in South Korea (Seoul)11
12 hours of daylight per day in March in South Korea (Seoul)12
13 hours of daylight per day in April in South Korea (Seoul)13
14 hours of daylight per day in May in South Korea (Seoul)14
15 hours of daylight per day in June in South Korea (Seoul)15
14 hours of daylight per day in July in South Korea (Seoul)14
14 hours of daylight per day in August in South Korea (Seoul)14
12 hours of daylight per day in September in South Korea (Seoul)12
11 hours of daylight per day in October in South Korea (Seoul)11
10 hours of daylight per day in November in South Korea (Seoul)10
10 hours of daylight per day in December in South Korea (Seoul)10

Rainfall in South Korea

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
7 days with some rainfall in January in South Korea (Seoul)7
6 days with some rainfall in February in South Korea (Seoul)6
7 days with some rainfall in March in South Korea (Seoul)7
8 days with some rainfall in April in South Korea (Seoul)8
8 days with some rainfall in May in South Korea (Seoul)8
10 days with some rainfall in June in South Korea (Seoul)10
16 days with some rainfall in July in South Korea (Seoul)16
13 days with some rainfall in August in South Korea (Seoul)13
9 days with some rainfall in September in South Korea (Seoul)9
6 days with some rainfall in October in South Korea (Seoul)6
10 days with some rainfall in November in South Korea (Seoul)10
7 days with some rainfall in December in South Korea (Seoul)7
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
22 mm monthly rainfall in January in South Korea (Seoul)22
26 mm monthly rainfall in February in South Korea (Seoul)26
45 mm monthly rainfall in March in South Korea (Seoul)45
102 mm monthly rainfall in April in South Korea (Seoul)102
90 mm monthly rainfall in May in South Korea (Seoul)90
133 mm monthly rainfall in June in South Korea (Seoul)133
358 mm monthly rainfall in July in South Korea (Seoul)358
288 mm monthly rainfall in August in South Korea (Seoul)288
161 mm monthly rainfall in September in South Korea (Seoul)161
49 mm monthly rainfall in October in South Korea (Seoul)49
48 mm monthly rainfall in November in South Korea (Seoul)48
21 mm monthly rainfall in December in South Korea (Seoul)21

More climate for South Korea

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in January in South Korea (Seoul)2
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in February in South Korea (Seoul)3
UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in March in South Korea (Seoul)5
UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in April in South Korea (Seoul)7
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in May in South Korea (Seoul)8
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in June in South Korea (Seoul)9
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in July in South Korea (Seoul)10
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in August in South Korea (Seoul)9
UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in September in South Korea (Seoul)7
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in October in South Korea (Seoul)4
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in November in South Korea (Seoul)3
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in December in South Korea (Seoul)2
Heat & Humidity
No heat & humidity in January in South Korea (Seoul)0
No heat & humidity in February in South Korea (Seoul)0
No heat & humidity in March in South Korea (Seoul)0
No heat & humidity in April in South Korea (Seoul)0
No heat & humidity in May in South Korea (Seoul)0
Low heat & humidity in June in South Korea (Seoul)L
High heat & humidity in July in South Korea (Seoul)H
High heat & humidity in August in South Korea (Seoul)H
Low heat & humidity in September in South Korea (Seoul)L
No heat & humidity in October in South Korea (Seoul)0
No heat & humidity in November in South Korea (Seoul)0
No heat & humidity in December in South Korea (Seoul)0

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for South Korea, represented by Seoul, shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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