Gwangju, South Korea Weather

Current: 26.92°C/80.46°F, Wind SW at 29.05 km/h, 96% Humidity, 35% Chance of rain

Gwangju,  Weather
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Current conditions

Updated: None
26°C
78.8°F
°C °F

Condition: Light Rain

Pressure: 1,006 hPa

Sea level: 1,006 hPa

Temperature: 26.02°C

Cloud: 100%

Humidity: 96%

Wind: SSE 8.03 km/h

Visibility: 10,000 m

Weather forecast

Wed
10 Jul
26°C
Rain
Thu
11 Jul
27°C
Rain
Fri
12 Jul
29°C
Rain
Sat
13 Jul
29°C
Clouds
Sun
14 Jul
28°C
Clouds
Hourly forecast today:
04:00 AM
25° / 26°
25° / 26°
Light Rain
96% 24.19 km/h
05:00 AM
25° / 26°
25° / 26°
Light Rain
96% 28.44 km/h
06:00 AM
25° / 25°
25° / 25°
Moderate Rain
95% 32.36 km/h
07:00 AM
25° / 25°
25° / 25°
Moderate Rain
92% 44.82 km/h
08:00 AM
25° / 25°
25° / 25°
Moderate Rain
95% 44.35 km/h
09:00 AM
25° / 25°
25° / 25°
Moderate Rain
97% 41.62 km/h
10:00 AM
25° / 25°
25° / 25°
Moderate Rain
93% 52.52 km/h
11:00 AM
24° / 24°
24° / 24°
Light Rain
91% 57.78 km/h
12:00 PM
24° / 24°
24° / 24°
Light Rain
90% 55.12 km/h
13:00 PM
24° / 24°
24° / 24°
Light Rain
90% 56.2 km/h
14:00 PM
24° / 24°
24° / 24°
Moderate Rain
95% 41.08 km/h
15:00 PM
24° / 24°
24° / 24°
Light Rain
96% 34.13 km/h
16:00 PM
23° / 23°
23° / 23°
Moderate Rain
97% 25.52 km/h
17:00 PM
23° / 23°
23° / 23°
Light Rain
97% 17.28 km/h
18:00 PM
24° / 24°
24° / 24°
Overcast Clouds
98% 19.73 km/h
19:00 PM
24° / 24°
24° / 24°
Overcast Clouds
98% 22.9 km/h
20:00 PM
24° / 24°
24° / 24°
Overcast Clouds
98% 16.31 km/h
21:00 PM
24° / 24°
24° / 24°
Light Rain
98% 20.12 km/h
22:00 PM
24° / 24°
24° / 24°
Light Rain
97% 28.22 km/h
23:00 PM
23° / 23°
23° / 23°
Light Rain
97% 28.94 km/h

30 Day Averages and Extremes

  • Average high 26.74°C
  • Average low 25.41°C
  • Hottest day (11 August 2024) 28.77°C
  • Coldest day (15 August 2024) 23.13°C
  • Average humidity 89.87%
  • Days with precipitation 11 days
  • Highest precipitation 20.53 mm (10 July 2024)

Yesterday's Data

  • Max: 18°C
  • Min: 11°C
  • Total Precipitation: 1.89 mm

Temperature and possibility of rain in Gwangju over the next 12 hours

Temperature and possibility of rain in Gwangju in the coming days

Rainfall in Gwangju in the coming days

Gwangju Climate Summary

Gwangju features a Humid subtropical, no dry season (Köppen classification: Cfa), with an average annual temperature of 14.48ºC (58.06ºF), which is about 0.88% higher than the national average for South Korea. Annually, the city experiences approximately 86.57 millimeters (3.41 inches) of rainfall, spread across 103.09 rainy days, accounting for 28.24% of the year.

Longitude 35.1595454
Latitude 126.8526012
Yearly high temperature 17.9ºC (64.22ºF)
Yearly low temperature 8.97ºC (48.15ºF)
Hottest month July 29.12ºC (84.42ºF)
Coldest month January -3.48ºC (25.74ºF)
Yearly precip 86.57mm (3.41in)
Days with rainfall 103.09 days (28.24%)
Driest month December (70.36%)
Wettest month August (81.25%)

Weather averages by month

Month High / Low (°C) Rain
January 3.82° / -3.48° 4.55 days
February 6.55° / -1.32° 5.36 days
March 11.78° / 2.25° 6.73 days
April 17.14° / 6.73° 7.91 days
May 23.26° / 12.21° 7.27 days
June 26.8° / 16.95° 11.64 days
July 29.12° / 21.23° 18.0 days
August 30.3° / 21.67° 16.64 days
September 25.92° / 16.67° 10.09 days
October 20.44° / 10.41° 5.09 days
November 13.71° / 5.3° 5.45 days
December 6.0° / -1.01° 4.36 days

Frequently asked questions

1. What is the hottest month in Gwangju?

July has the highest average monthly temperature (daily mean of 29.12ºC) and January are the coolest (daily mean of -3.48ºC).

2. What should I wear in Gwangju today?

For today's very hot weather in Gwangju, with the high temperatures above 27ºC (80.6ºF), consider wearing:
- Breathable shorts or skirts
- Lightweight t-shirt or tank top
- Loose and airy fabrics like linen or cotton
- Open-toed sandals or light sneakers

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Temperature

Day
26°C
Night
23°C
Morning
24°C
Afternoon
24°C

Air quality

Fair

Acceptable air quality, some pollutants present, minor health concerns for sensitive individuals

  • CO 427.25
  • NH3 0.07
  • NO 0.55
  • NO2 15.59
  • O3 95.84
  • PM10 28.67
  • PM25 23.47
  • SO2 1.04

Sunrise / Sunset

03:31 AM
17:45 PM