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

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Traveling to Jeju, South Korea? If you're planning to go to Jeju, this article contains 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 Jeju, South Korea

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

Important essentials for Jeju, South Korea

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Jeju, South Korea

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

If you visit Jeju Folk Village Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Jeju.

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

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January

In January, Jeju is brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Jeju, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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February

If you visit Jeju during February, you are likely to notice that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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March

In March, Jeju can be very chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Jeju, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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April

If you are traveling to Jeju in April, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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May

Traveling to Jeju in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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June

June here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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July

If you visit Jeju during July, you will probably find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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August

If you vacation in Jeju during August, you might notice that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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September

If you visit Jeju during September, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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October

October in Jeju is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C).

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November

November in Jeju is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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December

In December, Jeju can be brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Jeju, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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