The best times to visit Jinju 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 Jinju Travel Info

Weather in Jinju

Temperature

Average temperatures in Jinju 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 30th 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 Jinju, 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 89.2°F (31.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73.4°F (23°C) at night.

Jinju Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Jinju 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.

Jinju Perceived Temperature (F)

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Jinju Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Jinju 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 44.7 31.9 19.3
Feb 49.1 37.1 24.5
Mar 57.1 45.4 31.8
Apr 66.6 54.5 40.6
May 76.9 64.8 51.8
Jun 80.7 71.3 62.7
Jul 85 77.4 70.9
Aug 86.8 78.3 71.4
Sep 81 70.8 61.3
Oct 72.6 59.3 46.9
Nov 59.6 47 35.5
Dec 47.5 35.4 23.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 7.1 -0.1 -7.1
Feb 9.5 2.8 -4.2
Mar 13.9 7.4 -0.1
Apr 19.2 12.5 4.8
May 24.9 18.2 11
Jun 27.1 21.8 17.1
Jul 29.4 25.2 21.6
Aug 30.4 25.7 21.9
Sep 27.2 21.6 16.3
Oct 22.6 15.2 8.3
Nov 15.3 8.3 1.9
Dec 8.6 1.9 -4.6

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Jinju are January, December, and then October. 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 4 days of significant precipitation the week of July 9th.

When can you find snow in Jinju? Weather stations report moderate or seasonal snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to late December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Jinju is often around around December 24th 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 Jinju.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 6% 0.6 0.7
Feb 11% 0.5 2.6
Mar 18% 1.2 3.4
Apr 22% 0 5.4
May 17% 0 5.6
Jun 22% 0 5.6
Jul 33% 0 13.7
Aug 33% 0 11.7
Sep 22% 0 7.4
Oct 10% 0 3.2
Nov 14% 0 2.4
Dec 9% 1.8 1.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 6 1.5 1.8
Feb 11 1.3 6.6
Mar 18 3 8.6
Apr 22 0 13.7
May 17 0 14.2
Jun 22 0 14.2
Jul 33 0 34.8
Aug 33 0 29.7
Sep 22 0 18.8
Oct 10 0 8.1
Nov 14 0 6.1
Dec 9 4.6 3

 

Humidity and Wind

Jinju has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is January (41.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (74.7%).

Wind in Jinju is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and May. March’s average wind speed of around 2.9 knots (3.3 MPH or 5.3 KPH) is considered “light air.” 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 6.6 knots, which is considered a light breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 2.1 Barely noticeable 5.2 Light breeze
Feb 2.3 Barely noticeable 5.3 Light breeze
Mar 2.9 Barely noticeable 6.2 Light breeze
Apr 2.8 Barely noticeable 6.3 Light breeze
May 2.7 Barely noticeable 5.7 Light breeze
Jun 2.5 Barely noticeable 5 Light breeze
Jul 2.5 Barely noticeable 4.9 Light breeze
Aug 2.4 Barely noticeable 4.8 Light breeze
Sep 2 Barely noticeable 4.5 Light breeze
Oct 1.9 Barely noticeable 4.5 Light breeze
Nov 1.9 Barely noticeable 4.7 Light breeze
Dec 2.1 Barely noticeable 5.2 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 41.7%
Feb 43.4%
Mar 43.5%
Apr 47.1%
May 52.6%
Jun 64.7%
Jul 74.7%
Aug 72.3%
Sep 66.7%
Oct 58.6%
Nov 55.9%
Dec 47.3%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Jinju?

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 Jinju, 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 Jinju 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 Jinju Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 79.1°F (26.2°C) and 52.2°F (11.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 7 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 7 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Jinju, 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 54.1°F (12.3°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 7 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 Jinju to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 53.2°F (11.8°C) and 43.1°F (6.2°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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