Jirisan National Park, South Korea: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Jirisan National Park, South Korea? If you're planning to go to Jirisan National Park, this is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Jirisan National Park, South Korea

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

Important essentials for Jirisan National Park, South Korea

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

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What to wear/what to pack for Jirisan National Park, South Korea by month

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January

January for Jirisan National Park is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes and snows regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Sanggyesa temple, wear:

If you want to visit Buril waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

February

February for Jirisan National Park can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month and snows about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Sanggyesa temple, wear:

If you want to visit Buril waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

March

If you vacation in Jirisan National Park during March, you might see that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Sanggyesa temple, wear:

If you want to visit Buril waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

April

April for Jirisan National Park is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Sanggyesa temple, wear:

If you want to visit Buril waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

May

In May, Jirisan National Park is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Jirisan National Park, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Sanggyesa temple, wear:

If you want to visit Buril waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

June

If you go to Jirisan National Park in June, you will notice that it is hot and somewhat rainy. 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 see a temple, such as Sanggyesa temple, wear:

If you want to visit Buril waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Sanggyesa temple, wear:

If you want to visit Buril waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

August

In August, Jirisan National Park can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) and regularly 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 Jirisan National Park, 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:

If you see a temple, such as Sanggyesa temple, wear:

If you want to visit Buril waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

September

If you vacation in Jirisan National Park during September, you will probably notice that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Sanggyesa temple, wear:

If you want to visit Buril waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

October

October in this region is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Sanggyesa temple, wear:

If you want to visit Buril waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

November

November in Jirisan National Park is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Sanggyesa temple, wear:

If you want to visit Buril waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

December

December here is brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time and snows a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Sanggyesa temple, wear:

If you want to visit Buril waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

Activities for Jirisan National Park, South Korea

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Jirisan National Park.

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