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

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

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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 Incheon, South Korea

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

Important essentials for Incheon, South Korea

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

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

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General health necessities

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

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January

January can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Taeung-jon Hall, Chondung-sa Temple, wear:

If you go to GangHwa mountain fortress, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:

February

February in Incheon can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Taeung-jon Hall, Chondung-sa Temple, wear:

If you go to GangHwa mountain fortress, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:

March

March in Incheon is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). 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 a temple, such as Taeung-jon Hall, Chondung-sa Temple, wear:

If you go to GangHwa mountain fortress, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:

April

If you vacation in Incheon during April, you are likely to find that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Taeung-jon Hall, Chondung-sa Temple, wear:

If you go to GangHwa mountain fortress, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:

May

May in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Taeung-jon Hall, Chondung-sa Temple, wear:

If you go to GangHwa mountain fortress, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:

June

June in Incheon is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Taeung-jon Hall, Chondung-sa Temple, wear:

If you go to GangHwa mountain fortress, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:

July

If you go to Incheon in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Taeung-jon Hall, Chondung-sa Temple, wear:

If you go to GangHwa mountain fortress, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:

August

August in Incheon is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Taeung-jon Hall, Chondung-sa Temple, wear:

If you go to GangHwa mountain fortress, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:

September

If you go to Incheon in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Taeung-jon Hall, Chondung-sa Temple, wear:

If you go to GangHwa mountain fortress, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:

October

If you vacation in Incheon during October, you may find that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Taeung-jon Hall, Chondung-sa Temple, wear:

If you go to GangHwa mountain fortress, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:

November

November here can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Taeung-jon Hall, Chondung-sa Temple, wear:

If you go to GangHwa mountain fortress, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:

December

December is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Taeung-jon Hall, Chondung-sa Temple, wear:

If you go to GangHwa mountain fortress, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:

Activities for Incheon, South Korea

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

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