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

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Traveling to Samcheok, South Korea? If you're planning to go to Samcheok, the following is 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 Samcheok, South Korea

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

Important essentials for Samcheok, South Korea

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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

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January

In January, Samcheok can be brisk and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Samcheok, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

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February

In February, Samcheok is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Samcheok, with several of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

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March

In March, Samcheok is cold, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Samcheok, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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April

Traveling to Samcheok in April, you will notice that it is relatively cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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May

May here is mild, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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June

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

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July

If you are traveling to Samcheok in July, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

In August, Samcheok is hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and occasionally 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 Samcheok, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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September

September in Samcheok is warm and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

In October, Samcheok is balmy and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Samcheok, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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November

November in Samcheok is relatively cool and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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December

In December, Samcheok can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Samcheok, with several of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

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