The best times to visit Gunsan for ideal weather are
April 30th to June 24th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Gunsan Travel Guide
Other Gunsan Travel Info
Weather in Gunsan
Average temperatures in Gunsan 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 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 Gunsan, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 87.8°F (31°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.3°F (24.1°C) at night.
Gunsan Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Gunsan Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Gunsan Perceived Temperature (F)
Gunsan Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Gunsan 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Gunsan are October, January, and then February. 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 October. For example, on the week of October 8th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid August with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of August 13th.
When can you find snow in Gunsan? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around November, especially close to early December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Gunsan is often around around November 19th 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 Gunsan.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Gunsan (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Gunsan has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is February (65.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (84.9%).
Wind in Gunsan is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and December. March’s average wind speed of around 8 knots (9.2 MPH or 14.9 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 late December where average top sustained speeds reach 15.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Gunsan.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||6.5||Light breeze||13.2||Significant breeze|
|Feb||6.8||Light breeze||13.3||Significant breeze|
|Mar||8||Gentle breeze||14.7||Significant breeze|
|Apr||7.3||Gentle breeze||14.1||Significant breeze|
|May||6.6||Light breeze||13||Significant breeze|
|Jun||6||Light breeze||12.3||Significant breeze|
|Jul||6.9||Light breeze||13.2||Significant breeze|
|Aug||6.6||Light breeze||12.8||Significant breeze|
|Sep||5.6||Light breeze||11.3||Significant breeze|
|Oct||6.3||Light breeze||12.4||Significant breeze|
|Nov||6.9||Light breeze||13.2||Significant breeze|
|Dec||7.2||Gentle breeze||14.6||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Gunsan?
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 Gunsan, 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 Gunsan 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
Overall Gunsan Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 74.8°F (23.8°C) and 45.9°F (7.7°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with roughly 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 comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 6 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Gunsan, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 80°F (26.7°C) and 50.7°F (10.4°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 6 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 Gunsan to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 47.1°F (8.4°C) and 36.3°F (2.4°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.