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Weather in Seoul

Seoul has a temperate climate and is a city with four distinct seasons, giving you a unique experience whenever you choose to visit.

Spring (March – May) is the best time to visit Seoul as the weather is pleasant and you can witness the annual Jongmyo Daeje ritual, an ancestral rite that incorporates Korean court music and dance, on the first Sunday of May.

Summer (June – August) sees the arrival of monsoon rains, leaving the city hot and humid. Temperatures hover in the high-twenties and the most rain falls in July.

Autumn (September – November) is an ideal time to visit Seoul as temperatures are in the comfortable 12°C (54°F) to 26°C (79°F) range. The city is awash with colour as leaves on the trees turn red, yellow and orange – providing the perfect backdrop for your holiday snaps.

Winter (December – February) can be very cold, with temperatures often reaching minus figures. Spend time at a mogyoktang, or Korean bathhouse, to keep warm and to feel like a Seoul local.

Guidetype and fpcity weatherwtg_cforecast_table
Weather (day) Temp (max day) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Monday
Sunny
Sunny skies
19
°C
0
15
nnw
0-20%
1018 mb
good
Tuesday
Sunny
Sunny skies
20
°C
0
11
w
0-20%
1016 mb
good
Wednesday
Cloudy
Cloudy skies
20
°C
0
10
sw
60-80%
1012 mb
good
Thursday
PartlyCloudyDay
Partly cloudy skies
22
°C
0
9
wsw
40-60%
1012 mb
good
Friday
PartlyCloudyDay
Partly cloudy skies
25
°C
0
4
sw
40-60%
1015 mb
good
Saturday
Sunny
Sunny skies
27
°C
0
5
ssw
20-40%
1014 mb
good
Sunday
Sunny
Sunny skies
27
°C
0
4
s
20-40%
1013 mb
good
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Last updated: 2019-05-06 21:17:10
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Actual Forecast Location: We have 830+ weather locations on the worldtravelguide.net website. Where no exact location is available we have used the nearest appropriate forecast point.
Symbols indicate the predominant weather for the day in question, calculated based on a weighting of different types of weather. So if a day is forecast to be sunny with the possibility of a brief shower, then we will see a sunny or partly cloudy symbol rather than a rain cloud.
The maximum temperature is the highest temperature forecast between dawn and dusk, and the minimum temperature is the lowest temperature expected from dusk on the day in question to dawn the next day. The temperature is in °C, or Celsius.
Wind speed and direction are the conditions expected at midday. Wind direction is based on a 16 point compass. W, SW, SSW, etc. The wind direction states where the wind originates. Wind speed is listed in MPH or miles per hour.
Humidity levels indicates how much water vapour the air contains compared to the maximum it could contain at that temperature. As a general guide:
  • 0 to 30 is very low
  • 31 to 50 is low
  • 51 to 70 is moderate to low
  • 71 to 80 is moderate
  • 81 to 90 is moderate to high
  • 91 to 100 is high
Pressure is measured in millibars (mb)
Visibility based on whether the human eye can see the following distances:
  • Very poor - less than 1km
  • Poor - between 1km and 4km
  • Moderate - between 4km and 10km
  • Good - between 10km and 20km
  • Very good - between 20km and 40km
  • Excellent - more than 40km
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