Sokcho
South Korea
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Sokcho, South Korea

The last month of the spring, May, is a pleasant month in Sokcho, South Korea, with average temperature fluctuating between 11.8°C (53.2°F) and 20.4°C (68.7°F).

Temperature

In Sokcho, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from an enjoyable 16°C (60.8°F) in April, to a pleasant 20.4°C (68.7°F). In May, in Sokcho, South Korea, the average low-temperature is 11.8°C (53.2°F).

Humidity

In Sokcho, the average relative humidity in May is 69%.

Rainfall

In Sokcho, during May, the rain falls for 9 days and regularly aggregates up to 95.5mm (3.8") of precipitation. In Sokcho, during the entire year, the rain falls for 111.1 days and collects up to 1402.1mm (55.2") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Sokcho, the average seawater temperature is 14.7°C (58.5°F).
Note: At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

In Sokcho, the average length of the day in May is 14.3h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Sokcho is 8. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 8 interpret into the following advice:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in May in Sokcho?

In Sokcho, South Korea, in May, the average high-temperature is 20.4°C (68.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 11.8°C (53.2°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Sokcho?

In Sokcho, South Korea, the average relative humidity in May is 69%.

How many days does it rain in May in Sokcho?

In Sokcho, in May, it is raining for 9 days, with typically 95.5mm (3.8") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Sokcho?

In May, the average sea temperature is 14.7°C (58.5°F). At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

What is the average length of the day in May in Sokcho?

The average length of the day in May in Sokcho, South Korea, is 14.3h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Sokcho?

In May, the average sunshine in Sokcho is 7h.

How high is the UV index in May in Sokcho?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Sokcho, South Korea, is 8. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Sokcho, South Korea
  • Average high temperature in May: 20.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (27°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (3.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 11.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (20.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-4.1°C).

Average humidity in May - Sokcho, South Korea
  • Average humidity in May: 69%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (82.6%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is December (49.5%).

Average rainfall in May - Sokcho, South Korea
  • Average rainfall in May: 95.5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (293mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is December (38.2mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Sokcho, South Korea
  • Average rainfall days in May: 9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is December (4.8 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Sokcho, South Korea
  • Average sea temperature in May: 14.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (23.8°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (7.5°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Sokcho, South Korea
  • Average daylight in May: 14.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 7.1h).
The month with least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 4.4h).

Average UV index in May - Sokcho, South Korea
  • Average UV index in May: 8

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).