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

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

When to go to Gapyeong, South Korea

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

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

January

In January, Gapyeong is freezing and very hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof boots
  • Fleeces
  • Insulated boots
  • Scarf
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Umbrella
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Very heavy socks
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Gloves
  • Waterproof coat

February

If you are traveling to Gapyeong in February, you will notice that it is cold and somewhat hazy. Expect it to snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof boots
  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof coat

March

March in this region can be brisk and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces

April

April in Gapyeong can be chilly and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Gapyeong during May, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat hazy. 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).

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:

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

June

If you visit Gapyeong during June, you are likely to find that it is hot and very hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Gapyeong is pretty consistently hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) and a bit less than 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 Gapyeong, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Gapyeong during August, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. 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).

Humidity is generally around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in this region is a perfect temperature and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Gapyeong during October, you are likely to find that it is balmy 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 40s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November for Gapyeong is cold and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Gapyeong can be brisk and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 10 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain sometimes.

It also snows occasionally. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots
  • Sweaters
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy jacket

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

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

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