Countries A-Z:         A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z
Bright Future Dir.
 
South Korea flag

Seoul Climate & Temperature

  • Seoul, South Korea is at 3734'N, 12657'E, 87 m (286 ft). See map.
  • Seoul has a humid continental climate with severe, dry winters, hot summers and strong seasonality (Kppen-Geiger classification: Dwa).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Seoul is situated in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 11.8 degrees Celsius (53.3 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 28.8 °C (51.8°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype truly continental.
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 2°C (35.6°F) on average falling to -7.3°C (18.8°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 16.3°C (61.4°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 5°C (41°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 29°C (84.2°F) and average low temperatures are 19.7°C (67.4°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 19.3°C (66.8°F) during the day and lows of 8.3°C (47°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1370.5 mm (54 inches) which is equivalent to 1370.5 Litres/m (33.62 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 2428 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Seoul you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Punta Del Este, Uruguay where you would find a Marine west coast climate (Warm temperate moist forest biome).

Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (32) 3 (37) 9 (48) 17 (63) 23 (73) 27 (81) 29 (84) 31 (88) 26 (79) 20 (68) 12 (54) 3 (37) 17 (62)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (26) -1 (30) 5 (40) 12 (53) 17 (63) 22 (71) 25 (76) 25 (78) 21 (69) 14 (58) 7 (44) 0 (31) 12 (53)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (14) -7 (19) -1 (30) 5 (41) 11 (52) 16 (61) 21 (70) 22 (72) 16 (61) 8 (46) 1 (34) -5 (23) 6 (44)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) 23 (1) 25 (1) 47 (2) 94 (4) 92 (4) 134 (5) 369 (15) 294 (12) 169 (7) 50 (2) 53 (2) 21 (1) 1371 (54)
rain days iconNumber of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day) 3 (10%) 3 (11%) 6 (19%) 6 (20%) 7 (23%) 9 (30%) 14 (45%) 10 (32%) 7 (23%) 5 (16%) 5 (17%) 5 (16%)   80 (22%)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day 05:48 06:26 06:40 07:36 08:17 07:08 05:46 06:30 06:54 07:27 06:00 05:11   06:38
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day 9h 52' 10h 44' 11h 53' 13h 08' 14h 10' 14h 42' 14h 28' 13h 34' 12h 22' 11h 08' 10h 06' 9h 36'   12h 00'
sunny or cloudy iconPercentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 60 (40) 61 (39) 57 (43) 59 (41) 59 (41) 49 (51) 40 (60) 49 (51) 56 (44) 68 (32) 60 (40) 55 (45)   55 (45)
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 32.5 41.7 52.6 64.2 72.6 75.9 72.9 64.6 53.2 41.7 32.5 29   52.7

Seoul Climate Comparisons

In depth comparisons with over 3,600 world destinations. Better understand a climate by comparing it relative to one you know (check it out):

Bangkok, Beijing, Bogot, Buenos Aires, Cairo, Delhi, Dhaka, Guangzhou, Istanbul, Jakarta, Karachi, Kolkata, Lagos, London, Los Angeles, Manila, Mexico City, Moscow, Mumbai, New York, Osaka, Rio de Janeiro, So Paulo, Shanghai, Tokyo, other.

Seoul Climate Graph in Metric Units

Seoul Climate Graph

Seoul Climograph in English Units

Seoul Climate Graph

Please help others find this resource by sharing the link:

Resources

Climate of Seoul, South Korea Discussion

Post your insights, comments, questions, answers, feedback, error reports, related link suggestions etc. using the easy form below.

Discussion (1)

Topic: Climate of Seoul, South Korea
shawn says...
if i want to cite these number, how can i describe the data source?

thanks
20th August 2014 5:33am
Page 1 of 1

Add Post

* Required information
(will not be published)
What is the opposite word of weak?
 
Enter answer:
 

Navigate to Surrounding Climate Guides:

© 2009 - 2014 climatemps.com - Sitemap - Contact Us - Privacy Policy -