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

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

When to go to Daejeon, South Korea

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

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

January

January in Daejeon can be brisk, somewhat snowy and very hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 10 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain once in a while.

It also snows 5-10 days this month. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Daejeon is cold and somewhat hazy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Daejeon is brisk, somewhat rainy and very hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Daejeon during April, you are likely to find that it is chilly, 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 regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Daejeon is a perfect temperature, somewhat rainy and very hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Daejeon is hot, somewhat rainy and very hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Daejeon is pretty consistently hot, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Daejeon is really hot, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) and regularly 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 Daejeon, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Daejeon during September, you are likely to find that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Daejeon is mild and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Daejeon is pretty cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about a third of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

In December, Daejeon is pretty cool and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Daejeon, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Daejeon, 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 Daejeon
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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