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

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

When to go to Gunsan, South Korea

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

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

January

In January, Gunsan is brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Gunsan, 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:

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

February

February can be brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time and snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Gunsan in March, you will notice that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

In April, Gunsan is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 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 Gunsan, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Gunsan in May, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Gunsan is warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Gunsan is hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and regularly 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 Gunsan, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals

August

In August, Gunsan is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella

September

Traveling to Gunsan in September, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Gunsan is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Gunsan, with several of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Gunsan in December, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Gunsan, 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 Gunsan
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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