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

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

When to go to South Gyeongsang, South Korea

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

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

January

January in South Gyeongsang is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s 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:

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

February

February can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in South Gyeongsang during March, you are likely to find 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 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:

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

April

April in South Gyeongsang is chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, South Gyeongsang is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for South 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:

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

June

If you are traveling to South Gyeongsang in June, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July is pretty consistently hot and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. 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:

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

September

Traveling to South Gyeongsang in September, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. 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:

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

October

October for South Gyeongsang is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in South Gyeongsang can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about a third of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in South Gyeongsang can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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