Daegu, South Korea: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Daegu, South Korea? If you're planning to go to Daegu, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Daegu, South Korea

Based on the climate and weather in Daegu, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Daegu, South Korea by month

January

January for Daegu is cold and very hazy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes and snows occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Umbrella
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens

February

February for Daegu can be brisk and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans

March

March in Daegu is brisk, somewhat rainy and very hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella

April

If you vacation in Daegu during April, you are likely to find that it is cool, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat

May

May in this region is warm, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

June

In June, Daegu is hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and sometimes jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Daegu, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella

July

In July, Daegu is consistently hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Daegu, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage

August

If you vacation in Daegu during August, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage

September

If you go to Daegu in September, you will notice that it is warm, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear

October

If you vacation in Daegu during October, you are likely to find that it is balmy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage

November

If you vacation in Daegu during November, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool and very hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally around 50 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Rain coat
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear

December

December in this region is brisk and very hazy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Umbrella
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots
  • Waterproof coat
  • Sweaters
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Daegu, South Korea

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Daegu, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types F
  • A SIM card that works in Daegu
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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