When is the best time to go to Busan

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Busan, South Korea. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Busan weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Busan are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Busan January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
6°C 38mm 6.7hrs 11hrs 14°C

January is a reasonably dry month in Busan and the temperature is generally cool.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Busan for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

January is in the winter in Busan and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 7°C (45°F), whilst at night -2°C (29°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Busan with around 38mm 1.5 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 6 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Busan weather in January »

February

Busan February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
8°C 51mm 6.6hrs 11.8hrs 13°C

February in Busan is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being cool.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Busan for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

February is in the winter in Busan and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 9°C (48°F), whilst at night -0°C (32°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Busan with around 51mm 2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 7 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Busan weather in February »

March

Busan March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
11°C 80mm 7hrs 12.8hrs 13°C

The weather in March in Busan is characteristically cool and reasonably dry.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Busan for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

March is in the spring in Busan and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 13°C (55°F), whilst at night 4°C (39°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Busan with around 80mm 3.1 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7 hours of sunshine per day.

Busan weather in March »

April

Busan April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
16°C 149mm 7.3hrs 13.9hrs 14°C

Busan's weather in April is typically mild and wet in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Busan for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

April is in the spring in Busan and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 18°C (64°F), whilst at night 9°C (48°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Busan with around 149mm 5.9 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Busan weather in April »

May

Busan May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
20°C 142mm 7.9hrs 14.9hrs 17°C

May is a wet month in Busan and the temperature is generally mild.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of relatively acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Busan.

May is in the spring in Busan and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (71°F), whilst at night 13°C (56°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Busan with around 142mm 5.6 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Busan weather in May »

June

Busan June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
22°C 224mm 6.7hrs 11hrs 20°C

June is a very wet, humid month in Busan and the temperature is generally warm.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Busan for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

June is in the summer in Busan and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 24°C (75°F), whilst at night 17°C (63°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Busan with around 224mm 8.8 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Busan weather in June »

July

Busan July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
25°C 271mm 6hrs 11.8hrs 23°C

July in Busan is generally very wet with the temperature being hot.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of pretty acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Busan.

July is in the summer in Busan and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 27°C (81°F), whilst at night 22°C (71°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Busan with around 271mm 10.7 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6 hours of sunshine per day.

Busan weather in July »

August

Busan August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 210mm 7.2hrs 12.8hrs 26°C

The weather in August in Busan is characteristically hot, humid and very wet.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of quite acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Busan.

August is in the summer in Busan and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (85°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Busan with around 210mm 8.2 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Busan weather in August »

September

Busan September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
23°C 182mm 6.1hrs 13.9hrs 24°C

Busan's weather in September is typically warm, humid and wet in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of fairly acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Busan.

September is in the fall / autumn in Busan and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 26°C (79°F), whilst at night 19°C (66°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Busan with around 182mm 7.2 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Busan weather in September »

October

Busan October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
20°C 72mm 7hrs 14.9hrs 22°C

October is a reasonably dry month in Busan and the temperature is generally mild.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Busan, with some very good weather at this time of year.

October is in the fall / autumn in Busan and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 22°C (72°F), whilst at night 13°C (56°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Busan with around 72mm 2.8 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 6 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7 hours of sunshine per day.

Busan weather in October »

November

Busan November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
14°C 61mm 6.6hrs 11hrs 19°C

November is a reasonably dry month in Busan and the temperature is generally mild.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of quite acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it a good time to visit Busan.

November is in the fall / autumn in Busan and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 16°C (61°F), whilst at night 7°C (44°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Busan with around 61mm 2.4 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 6 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Busan weather in November »

December

Busan December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
9°C 28mm 6.8hrs 11.8hrs 17°C

December in Busan is generally dry with the temperature being cool.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Busan, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

December is in the winter in Busan and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 10°C (50°F), whilst at night 1°C (34°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Busan with around 28mm 1.1 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 5 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Busan weather in December »

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Busan weather statistics
Hottest month: August 29.3°C 84.7°F
Driest month: December 28mm 1.1ins
Sunniest month: December 6.8hrs
Coldest month: January 6.7°C 44.1°F
Wettest month: July 271mm 10.7ins
Warmest sea: August 25.8°C 78.4°F
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