Rainy season begins in Korea today

Rainy season begins in Korea today

haps Magazine Korea

The one-month-long annual rainy season begins today with the southern region expected to get heavy rainfall this week.

Heavy rain is expected in Busan from tonight through dawn tomorrow, with anywhere from 5mm to 40mm, and possibly up to 70mm in some areas.

Heavy rains are also expected to last into next week.

Along with the rain, warm temperatures and high humidity are also forecast for the next week.

In 2020, Korea saw a record-long rainy season lasting 50 days.

The average rainfall for the rainy season is about 356 mm, but in 2020 it saw over 1,000 mm.

In 2021, the monsoon season only lasted two weeks around the peninsula.

The yearly average monsoon season in South Korea is 32 days.

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