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

This article contains affiliate links to Amazon and other vendors. We may earn commission from purchases made through these links.

Traveling to Icheon, South Korea? If you're planning to go to Icheon, I've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

Contents

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 Icheon, South Korea

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

Important essentials for Icheon, South Korea

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

General health necessities

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January in Icheon is frosty and very hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain sometimes. It also snows a bit less than half of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Seolbong Park and Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

February

In February, Icheon is brisk and very hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Icheon, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Seolbong Park and Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

March

Traveling to Icheon in March, you will notice that it can be brisk, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Seolbong Park and Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

April

If you go to Icheon in April, you will notice that it is crisp, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Seolbong Park and Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

May

May for Icheon is warm, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Seolbong Park and Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

June

Traveling to Icheon in June, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Seolbong Park and Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

July

In July, Icheon is pretty consistently hot, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Icheon, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Seolbong Park and Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Seolbong Park and Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

September

September in Icheon is a perfect temperature, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Seolbong Park and Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

October

Traveling to Icheon in October, you will notice that it is mild, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Seolbong Park and Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

November

November for Icheon is cold, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Seolbong Park and Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

December

In December, Icheon is pretty cool and very hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Icheon, 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 go to Seolbong Park and Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

Activities for Icheon, South Korea

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

Check out our guides for these other locations: Enterprise, Oregon, United States of America, Pipe Spring National Monument, Arizona, United States of America, Dajipur, India, Kyaiktiyo, Myanmar, Sosnowiec, Poland, Kidron, Ohio, United States of America, Gourock, Scotland, United Kingdom, Triglav National Park, Slovenia, Yanai, Japan, Santa Elena de Uairén, Venezuela, and Rafina, Greece.