South Korea weather averages

Going to South Korea? Find the best month to visit South Korea based on the weather.

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Check South Korea weather averages before you book your next holiday in 2018/2019. Today's maximum temperature in South Korea is expected to be 81°F, while the average maximum temperature in September is 77°F. The holiday weather guide shown above is for Seoul.

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South Korea weather averages: best month

South Korea Best month Averages
Warmest August 84°F
Sunniest April & May 8 hours per day
Least rain February & October 6 days

South Korea climate guide

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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 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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