The climate in South Korea
South Korea lies sandwiched between the Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan. It has an unusual climate. The large temperature differences between summer and winter are reminiscent of a continental climate. The country has, however, a well-defined rainy season, which is typical for a subtropical climate type. In any case, it is wet and hot in summer: 30 °C on average. In winter, December to March, the mercury drops to near freezing. Then it freezes at night light to moderate. The best time to visit South Korea is in the European spring or autumn.