As a generalization Korea has very humid and hot summers and cold winters, with the majority of the rain falling during the summer monsoon. The best months to visit Korea with respect to the weather are the spring months, the worst is the wet, humid summer. Winter temperatures of Korea tend to be less extreme along the coast but these are hit with typhoons in late summer.
Korea Average Weather
The average weather for Korea based upon region data.
For in depth weather details see the following, Seoul the capital, Busan Korea’s second city, Jeju the popular holiday island to the south of the country or Pyeongchang the ski resort and home of the 2018 winter Olympics.
The maximum day time temperature of Korea in Centigrade and Fahrenheit
The above temperature chart displays the maximum day time temperature of three important towns in Korea in Centigrade and Fahrenheit. Seoul is in the centre of Korea and is the largest metropolis of the country as it is in the centre of korea the capital experiences the most extreme weather of the three comparison cities. Busan is on the south east side of Korea and is affected by the occasional typhoons. Jeju is an island to the south of Korea so its temperatures are less extreme than the centre of Korea.
Korea Rainfall and Amount of Rain
The average rainfall of Korea, millimetres and inches of rain for Korea
The monsoon season hits Korea during the summer months and is the East Asian Monsoon referred to in Korea as Jangma. Though the patterns of the three Korean cities is slightly different the same story is true; a huge amount of rain falls during the summer months and is best avoided.