Best weather to visit South Korea

South Korea Weather: Summer

Even though hot and humid, this season is still delightful both at the beaches and in the mountains

Summer in South Korea 2019 - Best Time
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Summer in Korea lasts from June through August and is the hottest season of the year. The average temperature is usually between 23 to 26°C. However, because of high humidity levels, it feels much hotter than it really is. Rains between the end of June and mid-July bring pleasant mild temperatures. The rainy period varies from one to three weeks, and is referred to as "jangma."

Summer in South Korea - Best Season 2019

Late July and particularly August are known for scorching heat and typhoon season. The best way to cope with summer heat is to head to either to the beaches or to the mountains. A great advangage of the season is the abundance of seasonal fruit like melons, watermelons, peaches, and much more.

Korean Mountain Range 2019
Korean Mountain Range