South Korea

Best time to visit, climate and weather South Korea

Best time to visit South Korea

Best time to visit South Korea

The best time to visit South Korea is from april until june and august until october, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in South Korea is 33° in july and the lowest is 3° in january.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in South Korea or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 10 years.

Best time to visit and climate South Korea

Climate data from: Seoul
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Day
max °C
MM
rain
Snow
days
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
12° 18° 23° 28° 33° 33° 27° 20° 14°
MM
rain
6 mm 16 mm 22 mm 36 mm 42 mm 60 mm 167 mm 115 mm 46 mm 43 mm 30 mm 19 mm
Snow
days
4 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
Holiday South Korea

Holiday South Korea

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Climate South Korea

Climate South Korea

Climate South Korea per Month
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South Korea there are 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the humid subtropical climate and monsoon-influenced hot-summer humid continental climate. The average annual temperature for South Korea is 16° degrees and there is about 602 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 222 days a year with an average humidity of 67% and an UV-index of 4.

 
Day
max °C
Night
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
12° 18° 23° 28° 33° 33° 27° 20° 14°
Night
min °C
-7° -3° 11° 17° 21° 22° 16° 10° -4°
MM
rain
6 mm 16 mm 22 mm 36 mm 42 mm 60 mm 167 mm 115 mm 46 mm 43 mm 30 mm 19 mm
Rain
days
3 3 7 10 9 14 20 19 9 6 9 5
Snow
days
4 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
Dry
days
24 22 22 20 22 16 11 12 21 25 20 21
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Average
UV-index
2 2 3 4 5 6 6 6 5 3 2 2
 

Climate South Korea january

On average, it is maximum 3° in january in South Korea and at least around -7° degrees. In january there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 6 mm. The it will be dry 24 days this month in South Korea and on average, it snows 4 days in january.

Climate South Korea february

On average, it is maximum 6° in february in South Korea and at least around -3° degrees. In february there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 16 mm. The it will be dry 22 days this month in South Korea and on average, it snows 3 days in february.

Climate South Korea march

On average, it is maximum 12° in march in South Korea and at least around 1° degrees. In march there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 22 mm. The it will be dry 22 days this month in South Korea and on average, it snows 2 days in march.

Climate South Korea april

On average, it is maximum 18° in april in South Korea and at least around 6° degrees. In april there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 36 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in South Korea.

Climate South Korea may

On average, it is maximum 23° in may in South Korea and at least around 11° degrees. In may there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 42 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in South Korea.

Climate South Korea june

On average, it is maximum 28° in june in South Korea and at least around 17° degrees. In june there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 60 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in South Korea.

Climate South Korea july

On average, it is maximum 33° in july in South Korea and at least around 21° degrees. In july there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 167 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in South Korea.

Climate South Korea august

On average, it is maximum 33° in august in South Korea and at least around 22° degrees. In august there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 115 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in South Korea.

Climate South Korea september

On average, it is maximum 27° in september in South Korea and at least around 16° degrees. In september there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 46 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in South Korea.

Climate South Korea october

On average, it is maximum 20° in october in South Korea and at least around 10° degrees. In october there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 43 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in South Korea.

Climate South Korea november

On average, it is maximum 14° in november in South Korea and at least around 4° degrees. In november there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 30 mm. The it will be dry 20 days this month in South Korea and on average, it snows 1 day in november.

Climate South Korea december

On average, it is maximum 4° in december in South Korea and at least around -4° degrees. In december there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 19 mm. The it will be dry 21 days this month in South Korea and on average, it snows 5 days in december.

14 day weather forecast South Korea

14 day weather forecast South Korea

The weather for Seoul in South Korea will be 23° till 24° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for South Korea is based on the weather in Seoul.

Weather forecast this week
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Mo
20 May
Tu
21 May
We
22 May
Th
23 May
Fr
24 May
Sa
25 May
Su
26 May
  Gespreide bewolking Helder hemel Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Helder hemel Broken wolken
Max (°C) 20° 23° 26° 27° 32° 31° 29°
Min (°C) 16° 16° 17° 17° 19° 19° 20°
Rainfall (mm) 0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
UV-index
UV-index 6 10 10 10 10 10 4

Weather forecast next week
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Mo
27 May
Tu
28 May
We
29 May
Th
30 May
Fr
31 May
Sa
1 Jun
Su
2 Jun
  Onweer met regen Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Gespreide bewolking Bewolkt Gespreide bewolking Gespreide bewolking
Max (°C) 26° 25° 28° 23° 22° 22° 24°
Min (°C) 19° 17° 19° 23° 22° 18° 17°
Rainfall (mm) 13.9
mm
0.2
mm
0.1
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0.1
mm
0.1
mm
Rainfall (%) 75% 15% 15% 0% 0% 15% 15%
UV-index
UV-index 9 10 9 5 2 3 5
About South Korea

About South Korea

South Korea is in the continental part Azië and the capital is Seoul. The total surface is 98.480 km² with 2.413 km of coastline and the population consists of 51.446.201 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 2,5x as small as United Kingdom. If you want to call South Korea you have to use +82 or 0082 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +825012457809 or 00825012457809.

South Korea is in a straight line at 9.052 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 12 hour and 35 min.

Time difference South Korea

Time difference South Korea

In South Korea it is now 20:09 o’clock in the evening on monday 20 may 2019. That is 8 hour later than in United Kingdom. The time zone of South Korea is Asia/Seoul and the Greenwich time is UTC+09.

Currency South Korea

Currency South Korea

In South Korea the Zuid-Koreaanse won is used to pay.

Exchange rate Zuid-Koreaanse won op 20 may 2019

1 Zuid-Koreaanse won = € 0,00 euro
100 Zuid-Koreaanse won = € 0,08 euro

1 euro = 1.280,43 Zuid-Koreaanse won
100 euro = 128.042,95 Zuid-Koreaanse won

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

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Vaccinations South Korea

Vaccinations South Korea

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in South Korea.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Japanse encefalitis
  • Rabiës
  • Tekenencefalitis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)