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

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

When to go to Jecheon, South Korea

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Jecheon in January, you will notice that it can be extremely cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain occasionally and snow 5-10 days this month.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

In February, Jecheon can be brisk and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Jecheon, 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:

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

March

March in Jecheon can be brisk, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Jecheon is cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in this region is warm, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Jecheon is hot, very rainy and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August is pretty consistently hot and very rainy. 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:

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

September

September is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Jecheon is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Jecheon is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. 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:

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

December

December in Jecheon can be brisk and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

It also snows a bit less than half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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