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

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Traveling to Sokcho, South Korea? If you're planning to go to Sokcho, this 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 Sokcho, South Korea

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

Important essentials for Sokcho, South Korea

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Sokcho, 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

  • (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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear away. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist 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 COVID protection available.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January in Sokcho is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain sometimes. It also snows occasionally. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

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February

February in Sokcho can be brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while and snows a bit less than half of the time.

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March

If you visit Sokcho during March, you might find that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. 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). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly and snow sometimes.

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April

If you vacation in Sokcho during April, you are likely to find that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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May

May for Sokcho is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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June

Traveling to Sokcho in June, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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July

If you vacation in Sokcho during July, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally around 80 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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August

If you go to Sokcho in August, you will notice that it is warm and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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September

If you visit Sokcho during September, you might find that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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October

In October, Sokcho can be chilly and somewhat 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 low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Sokcho, with several of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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November

In November, Sokcho can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Sokcho, with several of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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December

If you go to Sokcho in December, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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