The best times to visit Gapyeong for ideal weather are

April 30th to July 15th


August 20th 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 Gapyeong Travel Info

Weather in Gapyeong


Average temperatures in Gapyeong vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half 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 Gapyeong, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 85°F (29.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 71.5°F (21.9°C) at night.

Gapyeong Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Gapyeong Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Gapyeong Perceived Temperature (F)


Gapyeong Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Gapyeong 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 39.1 30.9 22.3
Feb 42.2 34.7 26.6
Mar 50 42.4 33.4
Apr 60.9 52.5 43.1
May 72.1 63.1 53.8
Jun 75.9 68.4 61.4
Jul 82 75.1 68.9
Aug 82.5 75.7 69.7
Sep 74.6 67.4 60.7
Oct 67.5 59.2 50.6
Nov 55 47.4 39.4
Dec 42.9 35 26.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 3.9 -0.6 -5.4
Feb 5.7 1.5 -3
Mar 10 5.8 0.8
Apr 16.1 11.4 6.2
May 22.3 17.3 12.1
Jun 24.4 20.2 16.3
Jul 27.8 23.9 20.5
Aug 28.1 24.3 20.9
Sep 23.7 19.7 15.9
Oct 19.7 15.1 10.3
Nov 12.8 8.6 4.1
Dec 6.1 1.7 -3.1



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Gapyeong are December, January, and then May. 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 to mid July with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of July 9th.

When can you find snow in Gapyeong? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early to mid February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Gapyeong is often around around February 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 Gapyeong.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 10% 2.3 1.5
Feb 16% 14 3.4
Mar 20% 3.2 3.3
Apr 19% 0.8 3.8
May 14% 0 2.5
Jun 21% 0 4.1
Jul 31% 0 8.8
Aug 32% 0 7.6
Sep 23% 0 7.1
Oct 15% 0 2.4
Nov 18% 0.8 4.7
Dec 9% 4.2 1.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 10 5.8 3.8
Feb 16 35.6 8.6
Mar 20 8.1 8.4
Apr 19 2 9.7
May 14 0 6.4
Jun 21 0 10.4
Jul 31 0 22.4
Aug 32 0 19.3
Sep 23 0 18
Oct 15 0 6.1
Nov 18 2 11.9
Dec 9 10.7 3.6


Humidity and Wind

Gapyeong has some very humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is December (32.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (70.5%).

Wind in Gapyeong is usually calm. The windiest month is December, followed by April and January. December’s average wind speed of around 4.9 knots (5.6 MPH or 9.1 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 late December where average top sustained speeds reach 8.9 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 4.7 Light breeze 7.9 Gentle breeze
Feb 4 Light breeze 7.2 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.7 Light breeze 8.1 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.8 Light breeze 8.4 Gentle breeze
May 4.3 Light breeze 7.7 Gentle breeze
Jun 3.1 Barely noticeable 5.6 Light breeze
Jul 3.4 Barely noticeable 6.1 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.1 Barely noticeable 5.9 Light breeze
Sep 3.2 Barely noticeable 5.7 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.8 Barely noticeable 6.5 Light breeze
Nov 4.5 Light breeze 7.6 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.9 Light breeze 8.4 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 33%
Feb 44.7%
Mar 40.9%
Apr 43%
May 48.8%
Jun 65.7%
Jul 68.3%
Aug 70.5%
Sep 67%
Oct 51.2%
Nov 44.9%
Dec 32.9%


Is it Safe to Travel to Gapyeong?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 30, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Gapyeong, South Korea is April, followed by March and September. 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 Gapyeong in July. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 56.7 in July means 56.7% of the tourists vs. April.



Overall Gapyeong Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 74.1°F (23.4°C) and 43.5°F (6.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 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 comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 6 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Gapyeong, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 76.9°F (24.9°C) and 50.1°F (10.1°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 7 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Gapyeong to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 45.6°F (7.6°C) and 37.7°F (3.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 3 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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