South Korea

Best time to go to, climate and weather South Korea

Best time to go to South Korea

Best time to go to South Korea

The best time to go to South Korea is from april until june and september and october, in which you have a soft till warm temperature and little till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in South Korea is 30° in august and the lowest is 0° in january.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in South Korea or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

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
10° 17° 23° 28° 29° 30° 26° 20° 11°
MM
rain
19 mm 35 mm 45 mm 89 mm 103 mm 121 mm 380 mm 281 mm 141 mm 51 mm 66 mm 40 mm
Snow
days
5 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 17° degrees and there is 1372 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 191 days a year with an average humidity of 71% 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
10° 17° 23° 28° 29° 30° 26° 20° 11°
Night
min °C
-6° -2° 13° 18° 22° 22° 17° 11° -3°
MM
rain
19 mm 35 mm 45 mm 89 mm 103 mm 121 mm 380 mm 281 mm 141 mm 51 mm 66 mm 40 mm
Rain
days
3 5 7 11 9 16 24 22 12 8 13 8
Snow
days
5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
Dry
days
23 20 22 19 22 14 7 9 18 23 16 18
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Average
UV-index
2 2 3 4 5 6 6 6 5 4 2 2
 

Climate South Korea january

On average, it is maximum 0° in january in South Korea and at least around -6° degrees. In january there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 19 mm. The it will be dry 23 days this month in South Korea and on average, it snows 5 days in january.

Climate South Korea february

On average, it is maximum 4° in february in South Korea and at least around -2° degrees. In february there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 35 mm. The it will be dry 20 days this month in South Korea and on average, it snows 3 days in february.

Climate South Korea march

On average, it is maximum 10° in march in South Korea and at least around 2° degrees. In march there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 45 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 17° in april in South Korea and at least around 7° degrees. In april there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 89 mm and the it will be dry 19 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 13° degrees. In may there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 103 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 18° degrees. In june there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 121 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in South Korea.

Climate South Korea july

On average, it is maximum 29° in july in South Korea and at least around 22° degrees. In july there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 380 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month in South Korea.

Climate South Korea august

On average, it is maximum 30° in august in South Korea and at least around 22° degrees. In august there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 281 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in South Korea.

Climate South Korea september

On average, it is maximum 26° in september in South Korea and at least around 17° degrees. In september there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 141 mm and the it will be dry 18 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 11° degrees. In october there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 51 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in South Korea.

Climate South Korea november

On average, it is maximum 11° in november in South Korea and at least around 5° degrees. In november there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 66 mm. The it will be dry 16 days this month in South Korea and on average, it snows 1 day in november.

Climate South Korea december

On average, it is maximum 3° in december in South Korea and at least around -3° degrees. In december there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 40 mm. The it will be dry 18 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 20° till 19° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

Weather forecast this week
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Fr
19 Apr
Sa
20 Apr
Su
21 Apr
Mo
22 Apr
Tu
23 Apr
We
24 Apr
Th
25 Apr
  Broken wolken Broken wolken Bewolkt Broken wolken Enkele wolken Zware Regen Bewolkt
Max (°C) 18° 20° 22° 24° 25° 23° 23°
Min (°C) 12° 12° 13° 15° 14° 17° 16°
Rainfall (mm) 0.1
mm
0
mm
1.4
mm
0
mm
0
mm
75.3
mm
1.9
mm
Rainfall (%) 15% 0% 20% 0% 0% 95% 30%
UV-index
UV-index 4 4 3 9 9 5 3

Weather forecast next week
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Fr
26 Apr
Sa
27 Apr
Su
28 Apr
Mo
29 Apr
Tu
30 Apr
We
1 May
Th
2 May
  Broken wolken Broken wolken Zware Regen Enkele wolken Gespreide bewolking Bewolkt Broken wolken
Max (°C) 22° 21° 17° 18° 18° 18° 19°
Min (°C) 15° 14° 13° 16° 17° 18° 18°
Rainfall (mm) 0.1
mm
2.6
mm
49.1
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0.1
mm
Rainfall (%) 15% 35% 90% 0% 0% 0% 15%
UV-index
UV-index 6 6 3 4 5 2 2
About South Korea

About South Korea

South Korea is in the continental part Azië and the capital is Seoul. It is 98.480 km² with 2.413 km of coastline and has a population of 51.446.201. 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 8.857 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 12 hour and 15 min.

Time difference South Korea

Time difference South Korea

In South Korea it is now 05:21 hour at night on saturday 20 april 2019. That is 7 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 19 april 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)