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    South Korea

    Sokcho weather and climate

    South Korea

    Sokcho weather and climate

     

    Day

    26 °C

     

    Night

    20 °C

     

    Sea

    22 °C

     

    Precipitation

    255 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    14 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    14 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    5 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    83 %

     

    Day

    26 °C

     

    Night

    20 °C

     

    Sea

    22 °C

     

    Precipitation

    255 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    14 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    14 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    5 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    83 %

    Overview: Sokcho
    With a generally mild continental climate, Sokcho (South Korea) experiences a broad range of temperatures, from a daytime low average of 4 °C (39 °F) in January to a daytime high average of 27 °C (81 °F) in August. Sea temperatures vary from a chilly 8 °C (46 °F) in February to a warm 24 °C (75 °F) in August. The highest nocturnal temperatures occur in August, averaging 21 °C (69 °F), while the coldest nights are in January with an average of -4 °C (24 °F). The least amount of rainfall is seen in December with only 4 of rain, while the heaviest rainfall occurs in August with 14.

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    Weather overview for Sokcho

    Weather overview

    With a generally mild continental climate, Sokcho (South Korea) experiences a broad range of temperatures, from a daytime low average of 4 °C (39 °F) in January to a daytime high average of 27 °C (81 °F) in August. Sea temperatures vary from a chilly 8 °C (46 °F) in February to a warm 24 °C (75 °F) in August. The highest nocturnal temperatures occur in August, averaging 21 °C (69 °F), while the coldest nights are in January with an average of -4 °C (24 °F). The least amount of rainfall is seen in December with only 4 of rain, while the heaviest rainfall occurs in August with 14.

    January weather

    In January, Sokcho sees its lowest daytime temperatures, averaging 4 °C (39 °F), with a simultaneous decline in sea temperature to 9 °C (48 °F). One can observe the beginning of an increase in rainy days, although the dry season is near its peak. Night temperatures hit their lowest point, averaging -4 °C (24 °F).

    February weather

    The uptick in Sokcho's daytime temperatures becomes noticeable in February, with an average of 6 °C (42 °F), while sea temperatures are at their lowest, dropping to 8 °C (46 °F). Rain days continue to incrementally increase, and nighttime temperatures begin their ascent from winter lows.

    March weather

    Signs of the sea temperature increase become evident in March in Sokcho, where it averages 8 °C (47 °F), accompanied by a consistent daytime temperature hike to 10 °C (50 °F). The growing number of rainy days, averaging 7 is matched by a rising trend in rainfall volume, registered at 53 mm (2.11 in). Nighttime temperatures persist in their upward trend, and longer sun hours start to emerge.

    April weather

    With continuing warmth, April in Sokcho sees sea temperatures ascending to 11 °C (51 °F) and daytime temperatures reaching 17 °C (62 °F). Night temperatures are also on the rise, averaging 7 °C (44 °F). As the rainfall volume persists in its climb, touching 67 mm (2.63 in), the sun hours grow to an average of 7 hours. A notable peak in wind speed occurs during this month.

    May weather

    Sokcho's May days warm further to an average of 21 °C (69 °F), while sea temperatures continue their ascent. The lengthiest sun hours are recorded at 8 hours, while rainfall mounts to 89 mm (3.49 in).

    June weather

    June brings more warmth to Sokcho with the daily average climbing to 23 °C (73 °F), while the sea temperature also swells to 18 °C (64 °F), signaling the start of the tourist season. The climbing rainfall figures continue from the previous month, ushering in the early days of the wet season. This period sees a minimal wind speed, averaging 2 m/s.

    July weather

    July in Sokcho heats up even more, with daytime temperatures averaging 26 °C (79 °F), and the sea temperature also rising to 22 °C (71 °F). The start of the wet season is indicated by mounting rainfall, and the limited sun hours reach a low of 38 hours.

    August weather

    The peak of Sokcho's daytime heat is evident in August, with an average temperature of 27 °C (81 °F), while the sea temperature also reaches its summit, averaging 24 °C (75 °F). The vigorous tourist season is evident, and the month holds the maximum number of rainy days and pinnacle of rainfall volume.

    September weather

    A cooling trend starts in September as Sokcho's average daytime temperatures begin to drop to 24 °C (75 °F), paralleled by the downward shift in sea temperatures to 22 °C (71 °F). A reduction in rainy days is also noted, and there's a hint of a decrease in rainfall volume as well.

    October weather

    October's cooling motion continues in Sokcho, with average daytime temperatures falling to 20 °C (67 °F) and sea temperatures descending to 19 °C (66 °F). The rainy days trend downwards as well, coupled with the decline in rainfall numbers. Tourist activities still find suitable conditions.

    November weather

    Come November, the chill is more pronounced in Sokcho, with sea temperatures dropping to 15 °C (59 °F) and daytime temperatures tapering off at 13 °C (56 °F). The decrease in rainfall continues apace, and the number of sunny hours start to wane, with night temperatures chilling to 5 °C (40 °F).

    December weather

    December's descent in Sokcho sees the sea temperature dropping to 12 °C (53 °F), as day temperatures also diminish to 7 °C (45 °F). Dry conditions prevail with minimal rainy days, while nighttime temperatures are colder, averaging -1 °C (30 °F). Humidity reaches its low point for the year.

    FAQs

    What is the average number of rainy days in Sokcho during January?

    Typically, Sokcho experiences about 5 of rain in January.

    How much can the sea temperature rise in Sokcho during February?

    In February, the sea temperature in Sokcho typically doesn't rise, reaching its minimum at about 8 °C (46 °F).

    Regarding Sokcho, does March indicate a significant increase in sun hours?

    March does indeed denote an increase in Sokcho's sun hours, with daylight extending to an average of about 7 hours.

    Does Sokcho's wind speed reach its peak in April?

    Yes, the highest wind speeds in Sokcho are typically recorded in April, averaging around 3 m/s.

    What does the average number of sunny hours peak at in Sokcho for May?

    Sokcho sees its maximum sunny hours in May, averaging approximately 8 hours of sunshine.

    In June, as the tourist season begins in Sokcho, does the sea reach a comfortable temperature for swimming?

    In June, the sea temperature in Sokcho heats up to an average of 18 °C (64 °F), becoming suitable for those who enjoy milder swimming conditions.

    Is July considered the height of the wet season in Sokcho?

    Indeed, July marks the beginning of the wet season in Sokcho, characterized by significant rainfall.

    Does the tourist season in Sokcho coincide with the highest sea temperatures?

    Yes, during the peak tourist season in August, Sokcho also records its highest sea temperatures.

    In Sokcho's September transition, do sea temperatures remain favorable for tourists?

    Even with temperatures beginning to dip in September, the sea remains comfortably warm for tourists still visiting Sokcho.

    As Sokcho enters October, is there a notable decrease in the amount of rainfall?

    October in Sokcho marks a noticeable decrease in the volume of rainfall, complimenting the ongoing tourist season.

    In Sokcho, does November bring a significant reduction in sun hours?

    Yes, November ushers in shorter days and fewer sun hours in Sokcho, reflecting the approach of winter.

    Would you describe December in Sokcho as the driest month?

    Without a doubt, December stands as the driest month in Sokcho, with the fewest rainy days.

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