Best time to visit Seoul, South Korea

The best time to visit the region Seoul in South Korea is in may and june and august and september, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Seoul is 29°C in august and the lowest is -1°C in january.

The average climate figure for Seoul is an 7,9. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Seoul has the continental climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Seoul or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.



Climate Seoul per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
-1°C 3°C 10°C 16°C 22°C 26°C 28°C 29°C 25°C 19°C 10°C 1°C
6
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16
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22
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36
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42
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60
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167
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115
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46
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43
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19
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Climate Seoul

The region Seoul has the continental climate prevailing. In the summer it is warm and wet, and in the winter it is cold and dry. The average annual temperature for Seoul is 16° degrees and there is about 602 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 222 days a year with an average humidity of 67% and an UV-index of 4.


Climate Seoul

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day -1°C 3°C 10°C 16°C 22°C 26°C 28°C 29°C 25°C 19°C 10°C 1°C
Night -7°C -3°C 1°C 6°C 11°C 17°C 21°C 22°C 16°C 10°C 4°C -4°C
Precip 6
mm
16
mm
22
mm
36
mm
42
mm
60
mm
167
mm
115
mm
46
mm
43
mm
30
mm
19
mm
Rain
days
3 3 7 10 9 14 20 19 9 6 9 5
Snow
days
4 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
Dry
days
24 22 22 20 22 16 11 12 21 25 20 21
Sun hours
per day
6 8 8 9 10 10 8 9 8 7 6 6
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 2 2 3 4 5 6 6 6 5 3 2 2
 


Climate Seoul january

On average, it is maximum -1° in january in Seoul and at least around -7° degrees. In january there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 6 mm. The it will be dry 24 days this month in Seoul and on average, it snows 4 days in january.

Climate Seoul february

On average, it is maximum 3° in february in Seoul and at least around -3° degrees. In february there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 16 mm. The it will be dry 22 days this month in Seoul and on average, it snows 3 days in february.

Climate Seoul march

On average, it is maximum 10° in march in Seoul and at least around 1° degrees. In march there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 22 mm. The it will be dry 22 days this month in Seoul and on average, it snows 2 days in march.

Climate Seoul april

On average, it is maximum 16° in april in Seoul and at least around 6° degrees. In april there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 36 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Seoul.

Climate Seoul may

On average, it is maximum 22° in may in Seoul and at least around 11° degrees. In may there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 42 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in Seoul.

Climate Seoul june

On average, it is maximum 26° in june in Seoul and at least around 17° degrees. In june there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 60 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Seoul.

Climate Seoul july

On average, it is maximum 28° in july in Seoul and at least around 21° degrees. In july there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 167 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in Seoul.

Climate Seoul august

On average, it is maximum 29° in august in Seoul and at least around 22° degrees. In august there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 115 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Seoul.

Climate Seoul september

On average, it is maximum 25° in september in Seoul and at least around 16° degrees. In september there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 46 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Seoul.

Climate Seoul october

On average, it is maximum 19° in october in Seoul and at least around 10° degrees. In october there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 43 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Seoul.

Climate Seoul november

On average, it is maximum 10° in november in Seoul and at least around 4° degrees. In november there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 30 mm. The it will be dry 20 days this month in Seoul and on average, it snows 1 day in november.

Climate Seoul december

On average, it is maximum 1° in december in Seoul and at least around -4° degrees. In december there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 19 mm. The it will be dry 21 days this month in Seoul and on average, it snows 5 days in december.

14 day weather forecast Seoul

The weather for Seoul in South Korea will be 29° till 32° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
15 Aug
Onweer met zware regen 29°C 25°C 19 mm 85% 2m/s 3
Su
16 Aug
Bewolkt 28°C 25°C 2.3 mm 45% 4m/s 3
Mo
17 Aug
Broken wolken 34°C 25°C 0.6 mm 15% 3m/s 7
Tu
18 Aug
Broken wolken 33°C 25°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 7
We
19 Aug
Gespreide bewolking 34°C 25°C 0.1 mm 20% 2m/s 4
Th
20 Aug
Gespreide bewolking 32°C 25°C 0.1 mm 20% 3m/s 5
Fr
21 Aug
Bewolkt 29°C 26°C 0.4 mm 10% 1m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
22 Aug
Bewolkt 33°C 26°C 3.4 mm 55% 2m/s 3
Su
23 Aug
Broken wolken 30°C 24°C 1.3 mm 30% 3m/s 3
Mo
24 Aug
Bewolkt 30°C 24°C 4.1 mm 60% 5m/s 2
Tu
25 Aug
Bewolkt 25°C 23°C 1.6 mm 35% 2m/s 2
We
26 Aug
Bewolkt 28°C 23°C 0.1 mm 20% 2m/s 3
Th
27 Aug
Broken wolken 32°C 24°C 1.1 mm 25% 2m/s 4
Fr
28 Aug
Bewolkt 28°C 22°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 2

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Hotels and apartments in Seoul

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Flight tickets to Seoul

To travel to Seoul you can travel to these airports:

  • Dandong Airport
    Dandong
  • Gwangju Airport
    Gwangju
  • Kunsan Air Base
    Kunsan
  • Wonju/Hoengseong Air Base (K-38/K-46)
    Wŏnju
  • Gimhae International Airport
    Busan

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About Seoul

Seoul lies in South Korea . If you want to call Seoul you have to use +82 or 0082 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +825012457809 or 00825012457809.

Seoul is in a straight line at 10.025 km distance from Wellington. From Auckland Airport the flight time is about 13 hours5.

The coordinates of Seoul, South Korea are latitude: 37.5985 en longitude: 126.9783

The GPS coordinates are N 37° 35' 54.6000" en E 126° 58' 41.8800"

Currency Seoul

In Seoul the South Korean won is used to pay.

Exchange rate South Korean won (KRW) 15 august 2020

1 South Korean won = 0,00 New Zealand dollar
100 South Korean won = 0,13 New Zealand dollar

1 New Zealand dollar = 775,56 South Korean won
100 New Zealand dollar = 77.556,09 South Korean won

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

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Time difference Seoul

In Seoul it is now 05:39 o’clock at night on saturday 15 august 2020. That is 3 hour earlier than in New Zealand. The time zone of Seoul is Asia/Seoul and the Greenwich time is UTC+09.

Vaccinations Seoul

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Seoul.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Japanse encefalitis
  • Rabiës
  • Tekenencefalitis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)