Seoul weather in May (South Korea)
Curious about the May weather in Seoul? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.
Seoul in May usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 99 mm (show in inches) for the month. Typically around 8 days of rainfall is expected.
The city usually sees around 225 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.
So this is a great month to visit if you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures. May and October typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, January, July, August and December tend to have less optimal conditions.
For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Seoul climate page with graphs.
Seoul, monthly averages in May
Where to go in South Korea in MayFind out more about the weather in South Korea in May and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.
So, what should you wear in Seoul in May?For visitors traveling to Seoul, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes.
What To Do
We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in May.
Interested in more climate information?
Weather and Climate provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Seoul.
Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to South Korea? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in South Korea. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.