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

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

When to go to Gyeonggi, South Korea

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

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

January

January in this region is frigid and very hazy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes and snows regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Gyeonggi is cold and very hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 10 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain once in a while.

It also snows once in a while. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

In March, Gyeonggi can be brisk and very hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Gyeonggi, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Gyeonggi can be chilly, somewhat rainy and very hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Gyeonggi is balmy, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

Traveling to Gyeonggi in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July is hot, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Gyeonggi 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 Gyeonggi, 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:

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

September

In September, Gyeonggi is a perfect temperature, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. 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 Gyeonggi, with several of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Gyeonggi during October, you are likely to find that it is balmy and somewhat 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 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Gyeonggi in November, you will notice that it is pretty cool, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Gyeonggi is brisk and very hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 10 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

It also snows once in a while. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Gyeonggi, 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 Gyeonggi
  • Appropriate museum wear

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