The best times to visit Yeongdeok for ideal weather are

April 9th to July 1st


August 27th to November 18th

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



Other Yeongdeok Travel Info

Weather in Yeongdeok


Average temperatures in Yeongdeok 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 39th 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 Yeongdeok, 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 88°F (31.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.9°F (24.4°C) at night.

Yeongdeok Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Yeongdeok 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.

Yeongdeok Perceived Temperature (F)


Yeongdeok Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Yeongdeok 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 43.6 35.6 27.6
Feb 48 40.1 31.9
Mar 55.8 47.4 38.4
Apr 65.3 56.5 47.4
May 74.8 66 57.8
Jun 77.8 71.2 65.2
Jul 84.5 78.1 72.5
Aug 85.1 78.9 73.7
Sep 77.7 71.5 65.3
Oct 70.6 62.8 54.9
Nov 59.1 51 43.3
Dec 46.8 38.9 31.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 6.4 2 -2.4
Feb 8.9 4.5 -0.1
Mar 13.2 8.6 3.6
Apr 18.5 13.6 8.6
May 23.8 18.9 14.3
Jun 25.4 21.8 18.4
Jul 29.2 25.6 22.5
Aug 29.5 26.1 23.2
Sep 25.4 21.9 18.5
Oct 21.4 17.1 12.7
Nov 15.1 10.6 6.3
Dec 8.2 3.8 -0.5



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Yeongdeok are December, January, 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 December. For example, on the week of December 3rd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid August with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of August 6th.

When can you find snow in Yeongdeok? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to early January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Yeongdeok is often around around January 1st 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 Yeongdeok.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 10% 3.4 1.3
Feb 15% 2.9 1.9
Mar 19% 2.5 2.9
Apr 19% 0 3.4
May 16% 0 3.6
Jun 18% 0 4.3
Jul 25% 0 6.6
Aug 30% 0 6.7
Sep 21% 0 6.2
Oct 12% 0 2.8
Nov 13% 0 1.9
Dec 7% 0.6 1.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 10 8.6 3.3
Feb 15 7.4 4.8
Mar 19 6.4 7.4
Apr 19 0 8.6
May 16 0 9.1
Jun 18 0 10.9
Jul 25 0 16.8
Aug 30 0 17
Sep 21 0 15.7
Oct 12 0 7.1
Nov 13 0 4.8
Dec 7 1.5 3.3


Humidity and Wind

Yeongdeok has some very humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is January (36.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (75%).

Wind in Yeongdeok is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by December and January. April’s average wind speed of around 5 knots (5.8 MPH or 9.3 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 April where average top sustained speeds reach 8.6 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 4.9 Light breeze 7.7 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.5 Light breeze 7.3 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.7 Light breeze 8 Gentle breeze
Apr 5 Light breeze 8.3 Gentle breeze
May 4.5 Light breeze 7.5 Gentle breeze
Jun 4 Light breeze 6.5 Light breeze
Jul 4.2 Light breeze 6.8 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.2 Light breeze 6.9 Light breeze
Sep 4 Light breeze 6.5 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.3 Light breeze 6.8 Light breeze
Nov 4.5 Light breeze 7.2 Gentle breeze
Dec 5 Light breeze 7.7 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 36.3%
Feb 43.4%
Mar 45.2%
Apr 48.2%
May 54.3%
Jun 70.9%
Jul 73.6%
Aug 75%
Sep 70.1%
Oct 56.1%
Nov 47.2%
Dec 38.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Yeongdeok?

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 Yeongdeok, 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 Yeongdeok 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

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 Yeongdeok Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 76.8°F (24.9°C) and 50.5°F (10.3°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 5 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Yeongdeok, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 79.3°F (26.3°C) and 54°F (12.2°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 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 Yeongdeok to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 51.6°F (10.9°C) and 41.8°F (5.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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