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

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

When to go to Mokpo, South Korea

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

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

January

January in Mokpo is brisk and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain once in a while.

It also snows about a third of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Mokpo in February, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain regularly and snow 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Mokpo in March, you will notice that it can be brisk, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Mokpo during April, you are likely to find that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Mokpo in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

July

In July, Mokpo is pretty consistently hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and regularly jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Mokpo, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat

August

If you are traveling to Mokpo in August, you will notice that it is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts

September

If you are traveling to Mokpo in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

October

If you visit Mokpo during October, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% 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:

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

November

In November, Mokpo is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

In December, Mokpo can be very chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Mokpo, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Mokpo, 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 Mokpo
  • Appropriate museum wear

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