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

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

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.

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

January

In January, Icheon is frigid and very hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 10s 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 January, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Icheon can be 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 occasionally.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Icheon can be very chilly, somewhat rainy and very hazy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Icheon is warm, somewhat rainy and very hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Icheon during June, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot, somewhat rainy and very hazy. 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 (mid 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Icheon is 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:

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

August

In August, Icheon is extremely warm, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) and occasionally jump into the low 90s F (low 30s 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 August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Icheon in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Icheon is balmy, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Icheon, with several of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Icheon is cold, somewhat rainy and very hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types F
  • A SIM card that works in Icheon
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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