Weather in October in South Korea

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in October in South Korea. Is this month a good time to go to South Korea? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in South Korea in October?

The weather conditions in South Korea in October range from tolerable to perfect depending on the destination.

During October in South Korea, the average temperature ranges from moderate in Pyeongchang with 15°C (58°F) to high in Seogwipo with 23°C (73°F). Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to 16°C (61°F) in Seogwipo and 4°C (39°F) in Pyeongchang .

Precipitation in October ranges from moderate in Daegu with an average of 32mm (1.3inch) rainfall to high in Pyeongchang with 95mm (3.7inch). It is also generally a sunny month with an average of 207 hours of sunshine in Seoul during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in South Korea.

Where to go in South Korea in October

Find the average weather conditions in October for the most popular destinations in South Korea on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in South Korea

What is the weather like in October for the 5 most popular destinations in South Korea?

Average weather in Seoul

In October Seoul generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 20°C (69°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 11°C (51°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Seoul
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
26°C / 79°F 
18°C / 64°F 
182 hours 
145mm / 5.7inch 
9 days 
20°C / 69°F 
11°C / 51°F 
207 hours 
54mm / 2.1inch 
6 days 
12°C / 54°F 
4°C / 38°F 
155 hours 
50mm / 2inch 
10 days 
Climate in Seoul

Average weather in Busan

In October Busan generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C (72°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 15°C (58°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Busan
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
26°C / 79°F 
20°C / 67°F 
172 hours 
158mm / 6.2inch 
9 days 
22°C / 72°F 
15°C / 58°F 
208 hours 
58mm / 2.3inch 
5 days 
16°C / 61°F 
8°C / 46°F 
194 hours 
45mm / 1.8inch 
6 days 
Climate in Busan

Average weather in Jeju

In October Jeju generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 21°C (70°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 15°C (59°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Jeju
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
26°C / 79°F 
20°C / 68°F 
162 hours 
221mm / 8.7inch 
11 days 
21°C / 70°F 
15°C / 59°F 
178 hours 
82mm / 3.2inch 
7 days 
16°C / 61°F 
10°C / 50°F 
126 hours 
61mm / 2.4inch 
9 days 
Climate in Jeju

Average weather in Seogwipo

In October Seogwipo generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C (73°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 16°C (61°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Seogwipo
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
27°C / 81°F 
21°C / 70°F 
176 hours 
196mm / 7.7inch 
10 days 
23°C / 73°F 
16°C / 61°F 
209 hours 
85mm / 3.3inch 
6 days 
18°C / 64°F 
11°C / 51°F 
170 hours 
71mm / 2.8inch 
7 days 
Climate in Seogwipo

Average weather in Incheon

In October Incheon generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 20°C (68°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 12°C (53°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Incheon
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
26°C / 79°F 
18°C / 64°F 
202 hours 
135mm / 5.3inch 
9 days 
20°C / 68°F 
12°C / 53°F 
218 hours 
52mm / 2inch 
6 days 
12°C / 54°F 
5°C / 40°F 
172 hours 
51mm / 2inch 
7 days 
Climate in Incheon

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in South Korea.

Is October the best time to go to South Korea?

In our opinion October is one of the best times to visit South Korea with commonly perfect weather in Seoul. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

On average the best time to visit South Korea is in October with generally perfect weather in Seoul. The worst months are January, February, July, August and December that can have poor weather conditions.

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