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Temperature in South Korea in December

In South Korea in December the average maximum daytime temperatures are low and range from 4°C in Pyeongchang to 12°C in Seogwipo. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 6°C in Seogwipo and -7°C in Pyeongchang . December falls during the winter season.

What is the temperature of the different cities in South Korea in December?

Discover the typical December temperatures for the most popular locations of South Korea on the map below. Detailed insights are just a click away.

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Legend very warm warm pleasant moderate cold very cold
Very warm means maximum temperatures above 30°C. Warm: 22°C to 30°C. Pleasant: 18°C to 22°C Moderate: 12°C to 18°C. Cold: 2°C to 12°C. Very cold: lower than 2°C

  • What is the warmest city in December in South Korea?
  • Based on our systematic data collection, Seogwipo has been identified as the city with the highest average temperatures. The daytime temperature usually hovers around 12°C, while at night is goes down to an approximate temperature of 6°C."

  • What is the coldest city in December in South Korea?
  • In our database, Pyeongchang is the chilliest city in December in South Korea. Daytime temperatures typically peak at 4°C, while the nighttime lows hover around -7°C.

  • How much sun does South Korea get in December?
  • Most areas experience a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 163 hours of sunlight expected in Seoul. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

  • What is the water's temperature in December?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 12°C in Ulchin this month, so not the best month to swim.

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