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

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

When to go to Donghae, South Korea

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

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

January

January in Donghae is brisk 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:

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

February

February in Donghae can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

It also snows a bit less than half of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Donghae can be very chilly, somewhat rainy and somewhat 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 (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Donghae in April, you will notice that it is relatively cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Donghae is mild, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in this region is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

July

If you vacation in Donghae during July, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally around 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:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals

August

August in Donghae is pretty consistently hot and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat

September

In September, Donghae is warm and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals

October

In October, Donghae is balmy and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Donghae, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Donghae is cool and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 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 footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear

December

December in Donghae can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. 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:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Donghae, 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 Donghae
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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