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

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Traveling to Suncheon, South Korea? If you're planning to go to Suncheon, I've got 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 Suncheon, South Korea

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

Important essentials for Suncheon, South Korea

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

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General health necessities

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

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January

January for Suncheon is pretty cool and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes and snows regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Songgwangsa Temple, wear:

If you see the Suncheon national university museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Suncheon can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain regularly. It also snows about a third of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Songgwangsa Temple, wear:

If you see the Suncheon national university museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

If you go to Suncheon in March, you will notice that it can be very chilly, somewhat rainy and somewhat 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:

If you check out a temple, such as Songgwangsa Temple, wear:

If you see the Suncheon national university museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

If you vacation in Suncheon during April, you might see that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 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 regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Songgwangsa Temple, wear:

If you see the Suncheon national university museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

May in Suncheon is warm, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s 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 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Songgwangsa Temple, wear:

If you see the Suncheon national university museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June for Suncheon is hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Songgwangsa Temple, wear:

If you see the Suncheon national university museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

In July, Suncheon is hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Suncheon, 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:

If you check out a temple, such as Songgwangsa Temple, wear:

If you see the Suncheon national university museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

Traveling to Suncheon in August, you will notice that it is really 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:

If you check out a temple, such as Songgwangsa Temple, wear:

If you see the Suncheon national university museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September in Suncheon is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Songgwangsa Temple, wear:

If you see the Suncheon national university museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in this region is balmy. 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:

If you check out a temple, such as Songgwangsa Temple, wear:

If you see the Suncheon national university museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November in Suncheon is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Songgwangsa Temple, wear:

If you see the Suncheon national university museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

If you go to Suncheon in December, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain about a third of the time and snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Songgwangsa Temple, wear:

If you see the Suncheon national university museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Suncheon, South Korea

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Suncheon.

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