Korea travel in April: Weather info & Best place to Go

This is Seoul refreshing after the winter. Are you ready to plan your perfect Korean Spring tour?

Imagine warmer sunlight, the last cherry blossoms, and thrilling festivals marking the rebirth of nature. Picture the ideal temperatures in the mountains and the south to take you on hiking adventures or even head to the beach.

In Korea, April is a breath of fresh air. Spring is finally here, complete with comfortable weather, average sunny days with rain showers.

In those days in Korea, temperatures were around 13 °C . It’s a great time to go out and enjoy the city’s best spots while being free of summer’s increasing heat and winter’s biting cold.

Best place to go

Korea in April is a month of spring magic. Be it the last of cherry blossoms, the vivid festivals or the challenging hikes, the palette is endless.

Picture yourself discovering the southern paradise that is Busan or Jeju Island, or witnessing Seoul come to life after winter.

There are so many more, Let’s go into our top picks so you can plan your perfect Korean springtime.

Cherry Blossoms (Lingering)

In Korea, April is the only month where you can see cherry blossoms and even that, only at the beginning in the Northern region.

Walking under blooming trees grown up with pale pink petals is beautiful, but you always feel the taste of finality.

After everything, there is a sense of something magical, as some trees will still be blooming. April is the best month to see Korea’s spring.

Festival Fun

Experience spring fever with the blooms of Korea’s April celebrations. Enjoy the vibrant lessons of nature’s renewal as traditional acts entice your senses and taste this season.

Festivals make the perfect atmosphere for all types of social activities, from flower shows with a rainbow of colors to cultural events that highlight Korea’s rich history.

Hiking Adventures

In spring, the hiking season awakens in the Korean mountains in April. The warming weather and the melting snow open up and are full of vibrant colors and lush leaves.


The entire mountain slopes will be covered with fresh green grass, with some spring wildflowers popping up here and there. There are hikes for everyone, whether you’re a seasonal hiker or just more relaxed walking.

Discover the royal mountain sanctuaries of Seoraksan and Bukhansan National Parks, hike the seaside, and enjoy the freshness of the spring air during a Korean trek.

Southern Paradise

Dreaming about warm sunshine and a part of paradise?

Think southern Korea in April. Vibrant coastal city Busan has beautiful beaches and very tasty seafood. Volcanic paradise Jeju Island famed for its inspiring landscapes, towering hills, and beautiful flora.

Picture yourself walking on perfect beaches, wandering around small coastal towns, or basking in the springtime sunshine. Southern Korea in April is a fantastic experience for visitors.

Seoul Awakens

April is a perfect time to visit Seoul and its beauty after waking up from winter. It would be best if you thought of throwing away all your winter coats and walking green that have bloomed around flowers in the parks.

There are refreshing cafes on every street and outdoors, and traditional attractions such as Gyeongbokgung Palace look wonderful against clear skies. Everyone is shining with energy, and Seoul is busy, so the weather is right that you can enjoy,

  • Outdoor activities,
  • Cultural tours and
  • Spring festival fever.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What season is April in Korea?

Spring in Seoul begins in March and lasts until May. Temperatures range from a daily mean of 5.7 degrees Celsius in March to 17.8 degrees Celsius in May.

How cold is Korea in early April?

In April, there’s some rainfall in Korea but not enough to really stress about. In April, average daily temperatures in Korea range from 7°C | 45°F to 20°C | 67°F across the country.

Does it rain a lot in South Korea in April?

While April remains relatively dry, with an average monthly rainfall of 2.5 inches (65 mm), the chances of rain increase as the month progresses.

Is April still cold in Korea?

April sees the middle of spring with pleasant weather in almost all cities of South Korea. The average high temperature is about 18°C (64°F).

Is it good to visit Seoul in April?

The best time of year to visit South Korea is generally considered to be the spring months of April, May & June, and the autumn months of September, October & November.

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