The best times to visit Yeoksam for ideal weather are

April 30th to June 24th

or

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.


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Weather in Yeoksam

Temperature

Average temperatures in Yeoksam 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 Yeoksam, 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.

Yeoksam Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Yeoksam 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.

Yeoksam Perceived Temperature (F)

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Yeoksam Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Yeoksam 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)
Jan33.625.617
Feb40.732.824.8
Mar50.341.432.8
Apr61.752.243
May74.564.454.9
Jun81.97365.3
Jul84.177.471.9
Aug85.778.673.1
Sep7869.361.7
Oct67.857.848.9
Nov52.344.737.5
Dec3729.922.3

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan0.9-3.6-8.3
Feb4.80.4-4
Mar10.25.20.4
Apr16.511.26.1
May23.61812.7
Jun27.722.818.5
Jul28.925.222.2
Aug29.825.922.8
Sep25.620.716.5
Oct19.914.39.4
Nov11.37.13.1
Dec2.8-1.2-5.4


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Yeoksam 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 Yeoksam? 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 Yeoksam 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 Yeoksam.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan0%00
Feb0%00
Mar0%00
Apr0%00
May0%00
Jun0%00
Jul0%00
Aug0%00
Sep0%00
Oct0%00
Nov5%00.6
Dec1%1.20.2

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan000
Feb000
Mar000
Apr000
May000
Jun000
Jul000
Aug000
Sep000
Oct000
Nov501.5
Dec130.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Yeoksam 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 Yeoksam 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 Yeoksam.

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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
Average Daily Wind

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
Jan3.3Barely noticeable6.8Light breeze
Feb3.4Barely noticeable7.1Gentle breeze
Mar4.6Light breeze9.2Light breeze
Apr4.5Light breeze9.1Gentle breeze
May4Light breeze8.3Light breeze
Jun3.4Barely noticeable7.4Gentle breeze
Jul3.9Barely noticeable7.8Light breeze
Aug3.5Barely noticeable7.3Gentle breeze
Sep3Barely noticeable6.5Light breeze
Oct2.9Barely noticeable6.2Light breeze
Nov3.6Barely noticeable7.2Light breeze
Dec3.7Barely noticeable7.1Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan50.9%
Feb49.6%
Mar47.2%
Apr50%
May55.5%
Jun63.4%
Jul77.6%
Aug77.2%
Sep69.5%
Oct64.1%
Nov60.6%
Dec53.3%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Yeoksam?

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 Yeoksam, 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 Yeoksam 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

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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 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 Yeoksam 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 Yeoksam, 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 Yeoksam 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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