South Korea weather averages for holidays in 2017/2018

Check South Korea weather averages before you book your next holiday in 2017/2018. Today's maximum temperature in South Korea is expected to be 31°C, while the average maximum temperature in August is 29°C. The holiday weather guide shown below is for Seoul.

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South Korea weather averages

Check South Korea weather averages before you book your next holiday. The warmest month in South Korea is August with an average maximum temperature of 29°C. The sunniest months are April and May with on average 8 hours of bright sunshine per day. The months with the least number of days with some rain are February and October with 6 days. The South Korea weather averages shown below are for Seoul.

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South Korea weather today

Here is the weather in South Korea today, Tuesday 22nd August 2017. Expect broken clouds in South Korea with a maximum temperature of 31°C, moderate levels of heat & humidity and 4 hours of bright sunshine. There are 0 mm of rainfall expected and a light breeze of 12 kph from the south-west. The weather forecast shown below is for Seoul.

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    °C maximum temperature
  • 24
    °C minimum temperature
  • broken clouds
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    hours of sunshine
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    mm of rainfall expected
  • M
    moderate heat & humidity
  • 12
    kph wind from SW

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South Korea weather overview

South Korea occupies the southern end of a mountainous peninsular and experiences very cold winters for its latitude. The harshest winter conditions prevail from December to February. Spring and autumn months are mild and fairly dry while summers are hot and very rainy, particularly in July and August. Rain can fall at any time of year.

What to pack for South Korea weather

In the summer, take light clothing and a raincoat, put in warmer clothes for spring and autumn trips and pack very heavy clothes for the winter months when icy winds can send temperatures plunging well below freezing point.

Tropical cyclone risk: South Korea typhoon season

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The South Korea tropical cyclone risk chart above shows the typhoon season for Seoul, South Korea.

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South Korea holiday weather averages by month

Check South Korea holiday weather averages for a particular month by selecting from the list below. Monthly weather guides include figures for temperature, rainfall, sunshine hours and sea temperature plus daily sunrise & sunset times.

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Compare South Korea weather with the USA

Below the South Korea weather chart shows maximum daytime temperature for South Korea (Seoul) and the USA (Washington). For more weather parameters or to change the destinations shown visit the comparison weather tool.

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