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

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Traveling to Gwangyang, South Korea? If you're planning to go to Gwangyang, this 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 Gwangyang, South Korea

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

Important essentials for Gwangyang, South Korea

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

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

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  • Hand sanitizer

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

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January

If you visit Gwangyang during January, you will probably find that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow occasionally.

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February

Traveling to Gwangyang in February, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain regularly and snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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March

March in Gwangyang is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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April

April in Gwangyang can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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May

May in this region is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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June

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

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July

In July, Gwangyang is warm and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Gwangyang, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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August

If you visit Gwangyang during August, you will probably notice that it is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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September

If you visit Gwangyang during September, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s 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.

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October

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

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November

In November, Gwangyang is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Gwangyang, with several of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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December

If you visit Gwangyang during December, you might find that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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Activities for Gwangyang, South Korea

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

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