The best times to visit Chilgok for ideal weather are

April 23rd to June 17th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


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Weather in Chilgok

Temperature

Average temperatures in Chilgok vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 34th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Chilgok, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 90.9°F (32.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73.6°F (23.1°C) at night.

Chilgok Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Chilgok Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Chilgok Perceived Temperature (F)

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Chilgok Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Chilgok Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 39.4 29.7 19.8
Feb 46 35.9 25.6
Mar 55.9 44.7 32.5
Apr 67.2 55.4 42.4
May 78.9 66.7 53.3
Jun 84.1 74 63.9
Jul 87 78.6 70.9
Aug 87.3 78.5 71.2
Sep 80.2 69.7 60.5
Oct 70.5 57.9 46.6
Nov 56.4 46.4 36.9
Dec 42.1 33 24.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 4.1 -1.3 -6.8
Feb 7.8 2.2 -3.6
Mar 13.3 7.1 0.3
Apr 19.6 13 5.8
May 26.1 19.3 11.8
Jun 28.9 23.3 17.7
Jul 30.6 25.9 21.6
Aug 30.7 25.8 21.8
Sep 26.8 20.9 15.8
Oct 21.4 14.4 8.1
Nov 13.6 8 2.7
Dec 5.6 0.6 -4.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Chilgok are January, February, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid January. For example, on the week of January 8th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early July with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 2nd.

When can you find snow in Chilgok? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to late December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Chilgok is often around around March 12th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Chilgok.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Chilgok (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 4% 1 0.5
Feb 8% 0.8 1.3
Mar 15% 0.4 2.2
Apr 18% 0 2.9
May 14% 0 2.9
Jun 17% 0 3.2
Jul 29% 0 8.7
Aug 35% 0 9.9
Sep 16% 0 5.2
Oct 11% 0 2.1
Nov 16% 0 2.2
Dec 9% 0.9 1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 4 2.5 1.3
Feb 8 2 3.3
Mar 15 1 5.6
Apr 18 0 7.4
May 14 0 7.4
Jun 17 0 8.1
Jul 29 0 22.1
Aug 35 0 25.1
Sep 16 0 13.2
Oct 11 0 5.3
Nov 16 0 5.6
Dec 9 2.3 2.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Chilgok has some very humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is March (37.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (70.6%).

Wind in Chilgok is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and January. March’s average wind speed of around 4.2 knots (4.8 MPH or 7.7 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early March where average top sustained speeds reach 8 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Chilgok.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 3.9 Barely noticeable 7 Gentle breeze
Feb 3.5 Barely noticeable 6.4 Light breeze
Mar 4.2 Light breeze 7.4 Gentle breeze
Apr 4 Light breeze 7 Gentle breeze
May 3.5 Barely noticeable 6.2 Gentle breeze
Jun 3 Barely noticeable 5 Light breeze
Jul 2.7 Barely noticeable 4.7 Gentle breeze
Aug 2.4 Barely noticeable 4.4 Light breeze
Sep 2.4 Barely noticeable 4.2 Gentle breeze
Oct 2.5 Barely noticeable 4.7 Light breeze
Nov 3 Barely noticeable 5.6 Gentle breeze
Dec 3.6 Barely noticeable 6.8 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 42%
Feb 42.7%
Mar 37.4%
Apr 39.2%
May 42.7%
Jun 54%
Jul 67.5%
Aug 70.6%
Sep 66.5%
Oct 59.3%
Nov 56.4%
Dec 48.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Chilgok?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for South Korea; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 03, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Chilgok, South Korea is January, followed by May and April. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Chilgok in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 73.7 in December means 73.7% of the tourists vs. January.

 

 

Overall Chilgok Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 81.5°F (27.5°C) and 49.4°F (9.7°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 5 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Chilgok, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 82.4°F (28°C) and 49.5°F (9.7°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 5 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Chilgok to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 50.1°F (10.1°C) and 37.2°F (2.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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