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

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Traveling to Taebaek, South Korea? If you're planning to go to Taebaek, here 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 Taebaek, South Korea

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

Important essentials for Taebaek, South Korea

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • 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).


  • Travel insurance

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly product.

General health necessities

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

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January

In January, Taebaek is frigid and extremely snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C). This is also a rainy time for Taebaek, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Taebaek Coal Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

Traveling to Taebaek in February, you will notice that it is freezing and very snowy. Expect it to rain sometimes and snow most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Taebaek Coal Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

In March, Taebaek is pretty cool, very snowy 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 Taebaek, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Taebaek Coal Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

In April, Taebaek is relatively cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and sometimes jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Taebaek, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Taebaek Coal Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

In May, Taebaek is mild and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Taebaek, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Taebaek Coal Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

In June, Taebaek is warm and very 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 Taebaek, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Taebaek Coal Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

In July, Taebaek is warm and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Taebaek, 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 go to the Taebaek Coal Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you are traveling to Taebaek in August, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Taebaek Coal Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

Traveling to Taebaek in September, you will notice that it is balmy and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Taebaek Coal Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

If you are traveling to Taebaek in October, you will notice that it is cool and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Taebaek Coal Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you go to Taebaek in November, you will notice that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Taebaek Coal Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

In December, Taebaek is freezing and very snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Taebaek, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Taebaek Coal Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Taebaek, South Korea

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

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