The best times to visit Samseong-dong for ideal weather are

April 30th to June 24th


September 3rd to October 21st

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



Other Samseong-dong Travel Info

Weather in Samseong-dong


Average temperatures in Samseong-dong vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 52nd 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 Samseong-dong, 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 88.4°F (31.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.7°F (24.3°C) at night.

Samseong-dong Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Samseong-dong Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Samseong-dong Perceived Temperature (F)


Samseong-dong Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Samseong-dong 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 33.6 25.6 17
Feb 40.7 32.8 24.8
Mar 50.3 41.4 32.8
Apr 61.7 52.2 43
May 74.5 64.4 54.9
Jun 81.9 73 65.3
Jul 84.1 77.4 71.9
Aug 85.7 78.6 73.1
Sep 78 69.3 61.7
Oct 67.8 57.8 48.9
Nov 52.3 44.7 37.5
Dec 37 29.9 22.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 0.9 -3.6 -8.3
Feb 4.8 0.4 -4
Mar 10.2 5.2 0.4
Apr 16.5 11.2 6.1
May 23.6 18 12.7
Jun 27.7 22.8 18.5
Jul 28.9 25.2 22.2
Aug 29.8 25.9 22.8
Sep 25.6 20.7 16.5
Oct 19.9 14.3 9.4
Nov 11.3 7.1 3.1
Dec 2.8 -1.2 -5.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Samseong-dong are January, February, and then March. 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 mid November with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of November 12th.

When can you find snow in Samseong-dong? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to early December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Samseong-dong 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 Samseong-dong.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Samseong-dong (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 0% 0 0
Feb 0% 0 0
Mar 0% 0 0
Apr 0% 0 0
May 0% 0 0
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 0% 0 0
Oct 0% 0 0
Nov 5% 0 0.6
Dec 1% 1.2 0.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0
Feb 0 0 0
Mar 0 0 0
Apr 0 0 0
May 0 0 0
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 0 0 0
Nov 5 0 1.5
Dec 1 3 0.5


Humidity and Wind

Samseong-dong has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is March (47.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (77.6%).

Wind in Samseong-dong is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and May. March’s average wind speed of around 4.6 knots (5.3 MPH or 8.6 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 to mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 10.3 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Samseong-dong.

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 3.3 Barely noticeable 6.8 Light breeze
Feb 3.4 Barely noticeable 7.1 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.6 Light breeze 9.2 Light breeze
Apr 4.5 Light breeze 9.1 Gentle breeze
May 4 Light breeze 8.3 Light breeze
Jun 3.4 Barely noticeable 7.4 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.9 Barely noticeable 7.8 Light breeze
Aug 3.5 Barely noticeable 7.3 Gentle breeze
Sep 3 Barely noticeable 6.5 Light breeze
Oct 2.9 Barely noticeable 6.2 Light breeze
Nov 3.6 Barely noticeable 7.2 Light breeze
Dec 3.7 Barely noticeable 7.1 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 50.9%
Feb 49.6%
Mar 47.2%
Apr 50%
May 55.5%
Jun 63.4%
Jul 77.6%
Aug 77.2%
Sep 69.5%
Oct 64.1%
Nov 60.6%
Dec 53.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Samseong-dong?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 30, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Samseong-dong, 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 Samseong-dong 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

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 very reliable. 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 Samseong-dong Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 78.9°F (26.1°C) and 46.7°F (8.2°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is nonexistent with roughly 0 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 least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Samseong-dong, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 80.8°F (27.1°C) and 45.8°F (7.7°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a barely noticeable amount: 0 to 2 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 Samseong-dong to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 46.7°F (8.2°C) and 31.3°F (-0.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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