IN South Korea – In South Korea: When is the best time to go to Korea (the best month for travel)
Here is another of the many questions often asked: when is the best time to visit Korea, winter or summer, spring or autumn? Well, I will try to tell you more about the seasons and holidays in the Republic of Korea.
Are you thinking to visit Korea? Or are you going to travel to Korea? Then you just have to know about Korean weather.
In Korea’s four distinct seasons of the year, and holidays, when almost all shops are closed. And most importantly – this unique weather.
January – the cold and windy month of the year. This is the best month for skiing. sledding and snowboarding. But don’t forget to take plenty of warm clothes.
February is very similar to January. But keep in mind that this month is also the New year according to the lunar calendar (Sollal), which in Korea is a holiday. Sometimes it starts in at the end of January, every year is different, so before you go, look in lunar calendar. And do not be discouraged if you are in Korea on New year. The official weekend is just 3 days.
March – though solar month, but still a little cool outside.
April is the most beautiful spring time. Cherry blossoms. At night not as cold. But sometimes it happens out of the ordinary, – deposited yellow dust! This period is called Hansa – the period of yellow dust. Dust and sand bring the winds from Mongolia and China. Good that it happens not every day!
May – the best month for traveling, exploring Korea. The day is warm enough, but nights are chilly. Moreover, and this is the uniqueness of the Korean weather you can walk the streets at night and will be very. very warm. And suddenly, in a moment, as if turned off the heater and becomes a bit cooler, but not cold.
June – though flying a month, but he is not hot. And at the end of the month the rainy season begins. It rains very often and given the hot weather, is not the best conditions for walking. To breathe is difficult, as heat and very high humidity. Usually the rainy season lasts one month.
July – continues the rainy season and increasing temperature on the street. By the end of the month rains and comes the dry and hot weather.
August – the hottest month in Korea. Everyone on the street is heated and Koreans tend to prefer cold food and air conditioning.
September – autumn comes. Landscapes in Korea are painted in a unique yellow-and-crimson paint. Days are warm, and at night a little cool. A lovely month for walks and travel.
October – amazing and a little sad to go, which is decorated with leaves. You the same time to travel. But, be careful – the calendar date – Chuseok. This is a big harvest festival. Most shops are also closed during the festival.
November – is getting a little cold, about 10 °C.
December – winter comes, the temperature drops to 0°C. It is not the coldest month of the year in Korea. But quite windy. But as a consolation to you, can serve as a Christmas, during the period, all of which are decorated with festive lights.
So I told about the seasons in Korea. Now all you have to decide when it is better to gather in a trip to South Korea.