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

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

When to go to North Gyeongsang, South Korea

Based on the climate and weather in North Gyeongsang, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

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

January

January in North Gyeongsang is cold and very hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain once in a while.

It also snows occasionally. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in North Gyeongsang 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 regularly. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to North Gyeongsang in March, you will notice that it is pretty cool, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

In April, North Gyeongsang is mild, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for North Gyeongsang, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, North Gyeongsang is a perfect temperature, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for North Gyeongsang, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in North Gyeongsang is extremely warm, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. 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:

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

July

July for North Gyeongsang is pretty consistently hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. 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:

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

August

August here can be very hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit North Gyeongsang during September, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 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 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October is mild and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to North Gyeongsang in November, you will notice that it can be chilly and very hazy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in North Gyeongsang is pretty cool and very hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

It tends to rain once in a while. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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