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 an agreeable 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 May, 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). The average low-temperature, in May, is 11.8°C (53.2°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 69%.

Rainfall

In Sokcho, in May, it is raining for 9 days, with typically 95.5mm (3.8") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Sokcho, there are 111.1 rainfall days, and 1402.1mm (55.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Sokcho, South Korea, the average water temperature is 14.7°C (58.5°F). Swimming in 14.7°C (58.5°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

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

UV index

In Sokcho, the average daily maximum UV index is 8. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 8 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in May in Sokcho?

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

How many days does it rain in May in Sokcho?

In Sokcho, South Korea, 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 Sokcho, in May, the average water temperature is 14.7°C (58.5°F). Swimming in 14.7°C (58.5°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

How many hours of daylight does Sokcho have in May?

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

How long on average sun shines in May in Sokcho?

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

What is the UV index intensity in May in Sokcho?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Sokcho is 8. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unsafe 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).