The warmest month of the year in Seoul, South Korea is August, where the average maximum temperature gets to around 29℃ (85℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 33℃ (92℉) on the hottest days of summer. In the winter, temperatures can get down to -13℃ (8℉) around January-time. In other areas of South Korea, temperatures might differ so be sure to compare other destinations below.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting South Korea, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in June are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of South Korea in July. Head there in January instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.To learn everything you need to know (and none of the stuff you don’t) about when to go to South Korea, keep reading below. Plus, you’ll find tools to help you get the best deals on travel and hotels too!
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South Korea seasons
Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. South Korea is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:
|Summer||June to August|
|Autumn/fall||September to November|
|Winter||December to February|
|Spring||March to May|
Best time to visit the top destinations in South Korea
We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.
|City||Best time to visit||Jan||Feb||Mar||Apr||May||Jun||Jul||Aug||Sep||Oct||Nov||Dec|