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

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Traveling to Gimcheon, South Korea? If you're planning to go to Gimcheon, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

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 Gimcheon, South Korea

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

Important essentials for Gimcheon, South Korea

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • 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).

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • N95 masks

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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

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January

In January, Gimcheon is freezing and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Gimcheon, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

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February

February in Gimcheon is cold and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain occasionally. It also snows regularly. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

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March

March for Gimcheon can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month and snows occasionally.

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April

If you go to Gimcheon in April, you will notice that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

May is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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June

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

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July

July in this region is extremely warm and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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August

In August, Gimcheon is extremely warm and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and sometimes jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Gimcheon, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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September

If you vacation in Gimcheon during September, you are likely to see that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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October

If you vacation in Gimcheon during October, you will probably see that it is crisp. 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 between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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November

If you go to Gimcheon in November, you will notice that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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December

December in Gimcheon can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain sometimes. It also snows regularly. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 50% range on average.

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Activities for Gimcheon, South Korea

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

If you visit a temple, such as Jikjisa Temple, wear:

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