The best times to visit Iksan for ideal weather are

April 30th to July 1st

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

 

 


Other Iksan Travel Info

Weather in Iksan

Temperature

Average temperatures in Iksan 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 32nd 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 Iksan, 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 88.7°F (31.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 74.6°F (23.7°C) at night.

Iksan Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Iksan 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.

Iksan Perceived Temperature (F)

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Iksan Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Iksan 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)
Jan38.630.722.5
Feb43.43526.6
Mar51.542.333.1
Apr62.152.142.2
May72.96353.8
Jun8071.364.4
Jul8477.171.7
Aug85.978.372.4
Sep78.970.363.2
Oct69.559.450.2
Nov55.947.539.1
Dec42.534.826.9

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan3.7-0.7-5.3
Feb6.31.7-3
Mar10.85.70.6
Apr16.711.25.7
May22.717.212.1
Jun26.721.818
Jul28.925.122.1
Aug29.925.722.4
Sep26.121.317.3
Oct20.815.210.1
Nov13.38.63.9
Dec5.81.6-2.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Iksan are January, October, 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 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 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 9th.

When can you find snow in Iksan? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around November, especially close to early March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Iksan 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 Iksan.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan9%11
Feb12%1.11.6
Mar14%2.22.4
Apr18%03.1
May17%03.7
Jun20%05.3
Jul35%011.8
Aug32%010.5
Sep20%06.5
Oct10%01.8
Nov18%32.8
Dec20%1.81.7

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan92.52.5
Feb122.84.1
Mar145.66.1
Apr1807.9
May1709.4
Jun20013.5
Jul35030
Aug32026.7
Sep20016.5
Oct1004.6
Nov187.67.1
Dec204.64.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Iksan has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is February (62.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (85%).

Wind in Iksan is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and May. March’s average wind speed of around 5.6 knots (6.4 MPH or 10.4 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 11.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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
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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan3.7Barely noticeable8.4Gentle breeze
Feb4.3Light breeze9.2Gentle breeze
Mar5.6Light breeze11Gentle breeze
Apr5.3Light breeze10.4Gentle breeze
May4.9Light breeze9.3Gentle breeze
Jun4.3Light breeze8.2Gentle breeze
Jul4.8Light breeze8.4Gentle breeze
Aug4.3Light breeze7.9Gentle breeze
Sep3.4Barely noticeable7.1Gentle breeze
Oct3.6Barely noticeable7.8Gentle breeze
Nov4Light breeze8.6Gentle breeze
Dec4.2Light breeze8.9Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan63.4%
Feb62.4%
Mar64.1%
Apr65%
May68.4%
Jun75.9%
Jul85%
Aug82.2%
Sep77%
Oct68.3%
Nov67.8%
Dec67.6%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Iksan?

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 Iksan, 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 Iksan 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 somewhat 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 Iksan Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 77°F (25°C) and 47°F (8.3°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 comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 6 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Iksan, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 80.3°F (26.8°C) and 50.6°F (10.3°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 Iksan to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 48.2°F (9°C) and 36.6°F (2.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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