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

August weather forecast and climate
Sokcho, South Korea

August, the last month of the summer, in Sokcho, is another warm month, with average temperature ranging between max 27°C (80.6°F) and min 20.9°C (69.6°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 27°C (80.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 20.9°C (69.6°F), August is the warmest month.

Heat index

The average heat index in August is calculated to 30°C (86°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 82.6%, August is the most humid month in Sokcho, South Korea.

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 15.2 days and accumulates 293mm (11.5") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of 23.8°C (74.8°F), August is the month with the warmest seawater.
Note: For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 23.8°C (74.8°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day in Sokcho is 13.6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 4.9h.

UV index

In Sokcho, the average daily maximum UV index is 9. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 9 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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. Prolonged stay under the direct sun should be avoided as much as possible, especially if a person burns easily. Sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should always be used. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the warmest month in Sokcho?

With an average high-temperature of 27°C (80.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 20.9°C (69.6°F), August is the warmest month in Sokcho.

What is the temperature in August in Sokcho?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Sokcho, South Korea, is 27°C (80.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 20.9°C (69.6°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in August is estimated at 30°C (86°F).

What is the most humid month in Sokcho?

With an average relative humidity of 82.6%, August is the most humid month in Sokcho.

What is the average humidity in August in Sokcho?

In Sokcho, South Korea, the average relative humidity in August is 82.6%.

How many days does it rain in August in Sokcho?

In Sokcho, during August, the rain falls for 15.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 293mm (11.5") of precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Sokcho?

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 15.2 days and accumulates 293mm (11.5") of precipitation.

What is the month with the warmest sea water in Sokcho?

With an average sea temperature of 23.8°C (74.8°F), August is the month with the warmest seawater in Sokcho.

What is the sea temperature in August in Sokcho?

In Sokcho, the average seawater temperature in August is 23.8°C (74.8°F). Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 23.8°C (74.8°F) water may be enjoyable.

How many hours of daylight does Sokcho have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Sokcho is 13.6h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Sokcho?

In August, the average sunshine in Sokcho is 4.9h.

How high is the UV index in August in Sokcho?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Sokcho is 9. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Sokcho, South Korea
  • Average high temperature in August: 27°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 August: 20.9°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 August - Sokcho, South Korea
  • Average humidity in August: 82.6%

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 August - Sokcho, South Korea
  • Average rainfall in August: 293mm

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 August - Sokcho, South Korea
  • Average rainfall days in August: 15.2 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 August - Sokcho, South Korea
  • Average sea temperature in August: 23.8°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 August / Average sunshine in August - Sokcho, South Korea
  • Average daylight in August: 13.6h

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 August: 4.9h

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 August - Sokcho, South Korea
  • Average UV index in August: 9

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).