The best times to visit Daegu for ideal weather are

April 23rd to June 17th

or

August 27th to November 4th

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

 

 


Other Daegu Travel Info

Weather in Daegu

Temperature

Average temperatures in Daegu 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 39th 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 Daegu, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid August where highs are regularly around 90.9°F (32.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 74.7°F (23.7°C) at night.

Daegu Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Daegu 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.

Daegu Perceived Temperature (F)

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Daegu Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Daegu 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan40.832.423.3
Feb4738.129.1
Mar55.245.735.6
Apr64.854.744.1
May78.467.255.5
Jun83.974.465.4
Jul87.579.372.2
Aug86.77870.7
Sep77.768.760.1
Oct70.56050.1
Nov56.747.739
Dec4233.825.2

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan4.90.2-4.8
Feb8.33.4-1.6
Mar12.97.62
Apr18.212.66.7
May25.819.613.1
Jun28.823.618.6
Jul30.826.322.3
Aug30.425.621.5
Sep25.420.415.6
Oct21.415.610.1
Nov13.78.73.9
Dec5.61-3.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Daegu are January, October, and then November. 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 Daegu? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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 Daegu.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan3%00.4
Feb9%01.3
Mar8%01
Apr19%02.8
May18%02.4
Jun15%01.9
Jul26%08.2
Aug26%06.3
Sep13%03.1
Oct6%01.3
Nov8%00.7
Dec12%01.2

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan301
Feb903.3
Mar802.5
Apr1907.1
May1806.1
Jun1504.8
Jul26020.8
Aug26016
Sep1307.9
Oct603.3
Nov801.8
Dec1203

 

Humidity and Wind

Daegu has some humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is March (34% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (65.1%).

Wind in Daegu is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by August and June. April’s average wind speed of around 5.7 knots (6.5 MPH or 10.5 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 April where average top sustained speeds reach 11.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

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

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Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

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

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan4.9Light breeze9.1Gentle breeze
Feb4.7Light breeze8.8Gentle breeze
Mar5.3Light breeze10.3Gentle breeze
Apr5.7Light breeze10.8Gentle breeze
May4.6Light breeze10.3Gentle breeze
Jun5.5Light breeze9.8Gentle breeze
Jul4.8Light breeze9.1Gentle breeze
Aug5.6Light breeze10.1Gentle breeze
Sep4.8Light breeze9.2Gentle breeze
Oct4.1Light breeze8.6Gentle breeze
Nov4.8Light breeze9.5Gentle breeze
Dec5.2Light breeze9.9Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan35.3%
Feb37.6%
Mar34%
Apr36.9%
May42.4%
Jun54.5%
Jul65.1%
Aug64.2%
Sep60%
Oct53.4%
Nov45.5%
Dec40.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Daegu?

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 Daegu, 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 Daegu 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 Daegu Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 79.8°F (26.6°C) and 49.7°F (9.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 2 to 6 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 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Daegu, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 82.5°F (28.1°C) and 51.1°F (10.6°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 4 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 Daegu to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 52.8°F (11.6°C) and 38.6°F (3.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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