Gwangju monthly weather averages

Average daytime temperature

The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Gwangju

Gwangju average temperature chart (Celsius) Gwangju average temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average monthly temperatures in Gwangju (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 4 5.9 11.5 18.2 23.3 26.4 28.9 30.3 26.2 21 13.5 7.2
°F 39.3 42.7 52.7 64.8 73.9 79.5 84.1 86.6 79.1 69.7 56.4 45

Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

Average rainfall & rainy days

The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

Gwangju monthly rainfall chart (mm) Gwangju monthly rainfall chart (inches)
Average monthly rainfall in Gwangju (mm and inches)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
mm 36 49 56 120 116 209 283 254 153 60 51 31
inches 1.4 1.9 2.2 4.7 4.6 8.2 11.1 10 6 2.4 2 1.2
Rainy days 11 10 9 10 9 11 15 12 10 7 10 10

Average daily sunshine

The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Gwangju

Gwangju average daily sunshine chart
Average daily sunshine Gwangju
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hrs sunshine 5.7 6.2 7.2 7.7 8.3 7.2 6.3 7.5 6.9 7.3 5.8 5.4

Day / night temperatures

The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

Gwangju average minimum / maximum temperatures (Celsius) Gwangju average minimum / maximum temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Gwangju (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C -4.7 -3.4 0.4 6.5 11.7 16.8 21.7 22.1 16.4 9.4 3.2 -2.3
Max °C 4.3 6.2 11.8 18.5 23.6 26.6 29.1 30.6 26.4 21.3 13.8 7.5
Min °F 23.6 26 32.8 43.7 53 62.2 71.1 71.7 61.5 48.8 37.8 28
Max °F 31.6 34.5 43 54.5 63.7 71.1 77.7 79.3 70.5 59.5 47.3 36.7

Sea temperature

The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

Gwangju average sea temperature chart (Celsius) Gwangju average sea temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average sea temperature around Gwangju in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 9.9 8.7 8.7 10.4 14 19.3 23.4 26.2 24 20.3 16.1 12.4
°F 49.8 47.7 47.6 50.8 57.2 66.7 74.2 79.1 75.2 68.5 61 54.3

Wind speed

The graph below shows the average wind speed.

Gwangju average winspeed by month (km/h) Gwangju average winspeed by month (mph)
Average wind speed in Gwangju (mph and kmh)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
km/h 8 9 9 8 7 7 7 6 5 6 7 7
mph 5 6 5 5 5 4 4 4 3 4 4 5

A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

Relative humidity

The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

Gwangju relative humidity averages
Average relative humidity in Gwangju
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
72% 72% 68% 69% 71% 77% 83% 81% 79% 74% 74% 74%

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Gwangju weather stats

Gwangju weather statistics
Hottest month: August 30.3°C 86.5°F
Driest month: December 31mm 1.2ins
Sunniest month: October 7.3hrs
Coldest month: January 4°C 39.2°F
Wettest month: July 283mm 11.1ins
Warmest sea: August 26.2°C 79.2°F
Map showing location of Gwangju (35.15472, 126.91556)

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