Gangwon, South Korea: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Gangwon, South Korea? If you're planning to go to Gangwon, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Gangwon, South Korea

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

Important essentials for Gangwon, South Korea

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear away. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.

General health necessities

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

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January

January is freezing. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

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February

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

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March

Traveling to Gangwon in March, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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April

Traveling to Gangwon in April, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

If you visit Gangwon during May, you might see that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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June

June is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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July

If you go to Gangwon in July, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

If you visit Gangwon during August, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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September

September in Gangwon is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

October in Gangwon is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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November

November can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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December

December here can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

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Activities for Gangwon, South Korea

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Gangwon.

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