Pyeongchang weather in May (Gangwon-Do, South Korea)

You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day in May. The average maximum daytime temperature in Pyeongchang in May lies at 20.8°C (69.44°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 9.2°C (48.56°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during May is moderate with an average of 90mm (3.5 inches). There are generally around 9 rainy days. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to Pyeongchang with 235 hours of sun during the entire month. May is known as one of the best months to visit Pyeongchang .


Pyeongchang , monthly averages in May

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Min Temperature 48 °F  
Max Temperature 69 °F  
Chance of Rain 30%  
Precipitation 4 in  
Rainy days 9 days  
Humidity 68% *  
Sunshine 235 hrs *  
Percentage Sunshine 52% *  

Where to stay in Pyeongchang

Where to go in South Korea in May

Find out more about the weather in South Korea in May and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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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 / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in May? Visitors traveling to Pyeongchang should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. However, also bring your summer cloths because it can be very nice and warm.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in May.

Outdoor sports

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