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

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

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

Important essentials for Wonju, South Korea

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


  • 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).


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may become worn. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.

  • (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

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January can be extremely cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains occasionally and snows about a third of the time.

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February

February here is brisk and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while and snows about a third of the time.

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March

If you vacation in Wonju during March, you may see that it is pretty cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow once in a while.

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April

In April, Wonju is relatively cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. 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 high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Wonju, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

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May

If you are traveling to Wonju in May, you will notice that it is warm, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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June

If you go to Wonju in June, you will notice that it is extremely warm, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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July

If you vacation in Wonju during July, you will probably notice that it is extremely warm, very rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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August

If you vacation in Wonju during August, you might notice that it is extremely warm and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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September

In September, Wonju is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Wonju, with several of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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October

Traveling to Wonju in October, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

November here is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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December

December in this region can be brisk and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month and snows about a third of the time.

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Activities for Wonju, South Korea

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

If you go to a temple, such as Sangwonsa Temple, wear:

If you visit the Wonju History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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