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

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

When to go to Haenam, South Korea

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

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

January

January in Haenam is cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

It also snows 5-10 days this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Haenam can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

It also snows about a third of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Haenam during March, you are likely to find that it is cold and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Haenam is crisp and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Haenam is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) and regularly jump into 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 Haenam, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Haenam is warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Haenam during July, you are likely to find that it is hot 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 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Haenam is consistently hot and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Haenam is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Haenam is balmy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Haenam in November, you will notice that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Haenam in December, you will notice that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow a bit less than half of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Haenam, 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 Haenam
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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