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

Traveling to Yongin, South Korea? If you're planning to go to Yongin, the following 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 Yongin, South Korea

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

Important essentials for Yongin, South Korea

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • 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).


  • Travel insurance

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

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General health necessities

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

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January

If you are traveling to Yongin in January, you will notice that it is frosty and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain sometimes and snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Wawoo-temple, wear:

If you go to Yongin Recreational Forest, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

February

February in Yongin is cold and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 10 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain sometimes. It also snows once in a while. 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 go to a temple, such as Wawoo-temple, wear:

If you go to Yongin Recreational Forest, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

March

March in Yongin can be very chilly and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half 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 go to a temple, such as Wawoo-temple, wear:

If you go to Yongin Recreational Forest, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

April

April in Yongin is relatively cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half 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 go to a temple, such as Wawoo-temple, wear:

If you go to Yongin Recreational Forest, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

May

If you vacation in Yongin during May, you are likely to find that it is balmy, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s 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 go to a temple, such as Wawoo-temple, wear:

If you go to Yongin Recreational Forest, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

June

In June, Yongin is a perfect temperature, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Yongin, with several 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 a temple, such as Wawoo-temple, wear:

If you go to Yongin Recreational Forest, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

July

If you vacation in Yongin during July, you may see that it is extremely warm and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Wawoo-temple, wear:

If you go to Yongin Recreational Forest, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

August

If you are traveling to Yongin in August, you will notice that it is hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Wawoo-temple, wear:

If you go to Yongin Recreational Forest, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

September

If you vacation in Yongin during September, you may find that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Wawoo-temple, wear:

If you go to Yongin Recreational Forest, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

October

October in this region is balmy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Wawoo-temple, wear:

If you go to Yongin Recreational Forest, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

November

Traveling to Yongin in November, you will notice that it is brisk, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Wawoo-temple, wear:

If you go to Yongin Recreational Forest, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

December

In December, Yongin can be brisk and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Yongin, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to a temple, such as Wawoo-temple, wear:

If you go to Yongin Recreational Forest, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

Activities for Yongin, South Korea

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

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