The best times to visit Seogwipo for ideal weather are

April 2nd 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.


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Weather in Seogwipo

Temperature

Average temperatures in Seogwipo vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 33rd 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 Seogwipo, 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 87.4°F (30.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 78.4°F (25.8°C) at night.

Seogwipo Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Seogwipo 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.

Seogwipo Perceived Temperature (F)

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Seogwipo Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Seogwipo 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)
Jan51.244.938.8
Feb53.847.441.1
Mar58.752.145
Apr65.458.751.9
May73.366.660.4
Jun76.371.267
Jul83.678.875.1
Aug86.38176.8
Sep827671
Oct7568.161.8
Nov64.757.951.7
Dec54.74841.9

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan10.77.23.8
Feb12.18.65.1
Mar14.811.27.2
Apr18.614.811.1
May22.919.215.8
Jun24.621.819.4
Jul28.72623.9
Aug30.227.224.9
Sep27.824.421.7
Oct23.920.116.6
Nov18.214.410.9
Dec12.68.95.5


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Seogwipo are October, January, and then December. 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 late June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of June 25th.

When can you find snow in Seogwipo? Weather stations report moderate or seasonal snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to late December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Seogwipo is often around around December 17th 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 Seogwipo.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan14%1.51.9
Feb24%03.9
Mar24%27
Apr27%09.1
May22%07.8
Jun33%012.6
Jul31%09.7
Aug37%014.2
Sep25%09.2
Oct12%03.6
Nov20%05.7
Dec18%1.62.7

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan143.84.8
Feb2409.9
Mar245.117.8
Apr27023.1
May22019.8
Jun33032
Jul31024.6
Aug37036.1
Sep25023.4
Oct1209.1
Nov20014.5
Dec184.16.9

 

Humidity and Wind

Seogwipo has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is March (52% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (81%).

Wind in Seogwipo is usually calm. The windiest month is August, followed by April and September. August’s average wind speed of around 5.2 knots (6 MPH or 9.7 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 late August to early September where average top sustained speeds reach 9.1 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan4.6Light breeze7.4Gentle breeze
Feb4.9Light breeze7.9Gentle breeze
Mar5.2Light breeze8.4Gentle breeze
Apr5.2Light breeze8.4Gentle breeze
May4.7Light breeze7.6Gentle breeze
Jun4.7Light breeze7.4Gentle breeze
Jul4.5Light breeze7.3Gentle breeze
Aug5.2Light breeze8.1Gentle breeze
Sep5.2Light breeze7.8Gentle breeze
Oct4.9Light breeze7.6Gentle breeze
Nov4.4Light breeze7Gentle breeze
Dec4.5Light breeze7.3Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan52.2%
Feb55.3%
Mar52%
Apr54.6%
May60%
Jun77.9%
Jul81%
Aug75.6%
Sep65.7%
Oct53.4%
Nov55.3%
Dec53.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Seogwipo?

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 Seogwipo, 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 Seogwipo 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 Seogwipo Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 74.8°F (23.8°C) and 55.4°F (13°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 8 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 10 to 12 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Seogwipo, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 83°F (28.3°C) and 60.7°F (15.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 8 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 Seogwipo to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 56.3°F (13.5°C) and 50.4°F (10.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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