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

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Traveling to Gongju, South Korea? If you're planning to go to Gongju, here is 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 Gongju, South Korea

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

Important essentials for Gongju, South Korea

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

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

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January

In January, Gongju can be very chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the high 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 Gongju, 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:

If you see a temple, such as Magoksa Temple, wear:

If you go to the Gongju National Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

If you go to Gongju in February, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Magoksa Temple, wear:

If you go to the Gongju National Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Magoksa Temple, wear:

If you go to the Gongju National Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Gongju is chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third 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:

If you see a temple, such as Magoksa Temple, wear:

If you go to the Gongju National Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you vacation in Gongju during May, you might find 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 low 50s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Magoksa Temple, wear:

If you go to the Gongju National Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

In June, Gongju is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Gongju, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Magoksa Temple, wear:

If you go to the Gongju National Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

If you vacation in Gongju during July, you will probably see that it is hot and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Magoksa Temple, wear:

If you go to the Gongju National Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you visit Gongju during August, you will probably see that it can be very hot and somewhat rainy. 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 between 60 and 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 see a temple, such as Magoksa Temple, wear:

If you go to the Gongju National Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

In September, Gongju is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 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 Gongju, with several of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Magoksa Temple, wear:

If you go to the Gongju National Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October here is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Magoksa Temple, wear:

If you go to the Gongju National Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

In November, Gongju is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Gongju, with several of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Magoksa Temple, wear:

If you go to the Gongju National Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

In December, Gongju is pretty cool. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Gongju, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Magoksa Temple, wear:

If you go to the Gongju National Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Gongju, South Korea

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

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