The best times to visit Gimpo for ideal weather are

April 23rd to July 8th

or

September 3rd 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.


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    Weather in Gimpo

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Gimpo 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 Gimpo, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 85.1°F (29.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.5°F (24.2°C) at night.

    Gimpo Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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    Gimpo 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.

    Gimpo Perceived Temperature (F)

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    Gimpo Perceived Temperature (C)

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    Average Gimpo 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)
    Jan3528.721.5
    Feb40.933.926.8
    Mar49.342.135
    Apr59.552.145.4
    May69.962.355.4
    Jun77.870.864.5
    Jul80.775.471
    Aug83.67873.2
    Sep77.57164.6
    Oct67.660.252.8
    Nov53.246.739.6
    Dec38.632.325.3

    Show Celsius

    MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan1.7-1.8-5.8
    Feb4.91.1-2.9
    Mar9.65.61.7
    Apr15.311.27.4
    May21.116.813
    Jun25.421.618.1
    Jul27.124.121.7
    Aug28.725.622.9
    Sep25.321.718.1
    Oct19.815.711.6
    Nov11.88.24.2
    Dec3.70.2-3.7


     

    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Gimpo are February, January, 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 January. For example, on the week of January 1st 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 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 9th.

    When can you find snow in Gimpo? Weather stations report moderate or seasonal snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Gimpo is often around around February 5th 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.

    Chanceof Precipitation

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

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

    Key
    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan6%1.90.5
    Feb6%2.21.1
    Mar11%0.91.5
    Apr19%02.7
    May15%03.4
    Jun17%04.7
    Jul34%016.4
    Aug32%09.5
    Sep20%06.2
    Oct12%02.3
    Nov18%02.3
    Dec9%1.40.9

    Show Centimeters

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan64.81.3
    Feb65.62.8
    Mar112.33.8
    Apr1906.9
    May1508.6
    Jun17011.9
    Jul34041.7
    Aug32024.1
    Sep20015.7
    Oct1205.8
    Nov1805.8
    Dec93.62.3

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Gimpo has some extremely humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is January (49.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (83.3%).

    Wind in Gimpo is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by December and April. March’s average wind speed of around 7.2 knots (8.3 MPH or 13.3 KPH) is considered “a gentle 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 12.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

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

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

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

    Key
    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
    Jan6.1Light breeze9.8Gentle breeze
    Feb6.3Light breeze9.8Gentle breeze
    Mar7.2Gentle breeze11.1Gentle breeze
    Apr6.7Light breeze10.4Gentle breeze
    May5.6Light breeze8.7Gentle breeze
    Jun4.7Light breeze7.8Gentle breeze
    Jul5.1Light breeze8.3Gentle breeze
    Aug5.1Light breeze8.2Gentle breeze
    Sep4.6Light breeze7.9Gentle breeze
    Oct5.1Light breeze8.6Gentle breeze
    Nov6.3Light breeze9.9Gentle breeze
    Dec6.8Light breeze10.7Gentle breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
    Jan49.9%
    Feb51.7%
    Mar53.9%
    Apr55.8%
    May62%
    Jun70.7%
    Jul83.3%
    Aug78.9%
    Sep67.6%
    Oct59.5%
    Nov59.2%
    Dec54.4%

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Gimpo?

    Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Mar 17, 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 Feb 14, 2019.


     

    The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

    The busiest month for tourism in Gimpo, 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 Gimpo 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

    Key
    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 slightly 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 Gimpo 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 44.9°F (7.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 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 5 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Gimpo, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 79.6°F (26.4°C) and 47.7°F (8.7°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 6 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 Gimpo to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 46.6°F (8.1°C) and 32.7°F (0.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

     

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