The best times to visit Mokpo for ideal weather are
April 30th to July 8th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Mokpo Travel Guide
Other Mokpo Travel Info
Weather in Mokpo
Average temperatures in Mokpo vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, 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 Mokpo, 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 87.3°F (30.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.7°F (24.3°C) at night.
Mokpo Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Mokpo 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.
Mokpo Perceived Temperature (F)
Mokpo Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Mokpo 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 Mokpo 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 mid October. For example, on the week of October 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early July with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 2nd.
When can you find snow in Mokpo? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to late February and early March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Mokpo is often around around December 3rd 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 Mokpo.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Mokpo (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
Mokpo has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (65.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (86.6%).
Wind in Mokpo is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by December and January. March’s average wind speed of around 7.6 knots (8.8 MPH or 14.1 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 January where average top sustained speeds reach 13.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Mokpo.
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||7.1||Gentle breeze||12.4||Significant breeze|
|Feb||7||Gentle breeze||12.2||Significant breeze|
|Mar||7.6||Gentle breeze||12.7||Significant breeze|
|Apr||6.6||Light breeze||11.5||Significant breeze|
|May||5.7||Light breeze||9.8||Significant breeze|
|Jun||4.7||Light breeze||8.4||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||5.6||Light breeze||9.1||Significant breeze|
|Aug||5.1||Light breeze||8.8||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||4.7||Light breeze||8.9||Significant breeze|
|Oct||5.5||Light breeze||10.3||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||6.2||Light breeze||11||Significant breeze|
|Dec||7.2||Gentle breeze||12.6||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Mokpo?
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 Mokpo, 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 Mokpo 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 Mokpo Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 75.1°F (23.9°C) and 47.8°F (8.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 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 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Mokpo, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 80.6°F (27°C) and 53.7°F (12.1°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 too cold this time of year in Mokpo to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 48.9°F (9.4°C) and 39.7°F (4.3°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.