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

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

When to go to Dokdo, South Korea

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

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

January

January in Dokdo can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Dokdo in February, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in Dokdo during March, you are likely to find that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in this region is chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses

May

If you visit Dokdo during May, you are likely to find that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts

June

June for Dokdo is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear

July

July in Dokdo is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts

August

If you vacation in Dokdo during August, you are likely to find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally around 80 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses

September

Traveling to Dokdo in September, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants

October

October in this region is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans

November

If you vacation in Dokdo during November, you are likely to find that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear

December

December in Dokdo can be very chilly. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Dokdo, 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 Dokdo

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