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Busan is located at the southeastern most tip of the Korean peninsula and in the mid-latitude temperate zone, which has seasonal winds. It has four seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter. The annual average temperature is 14.9 °C, while the annual average precipitation is 1,441.9mm. Busan has strong winds compared to other areas in Korea. Spring begins in March and ends in late May. Cherry blossom trees bloom in late March and the temperature is very comfortable in April and May. The rainy season starts at the end of June and last till July. The highest mean temperatures of around 32°C are at the end of July till mid-August. Fall is from early September through late-November. The weather is nice and cool at this time because of the continental high atmospheric pressure. Winter starts by the end of November and continues until February. Busan rarely has any snowfalls. Winter starts by the end of November and continues until February with an average temperature of 3.8°C. Tourist can enjoy Busan throughout all seasons because of the nice weather and beautiful scenery. In summer, the city is crowded with visitors who come to enjoy the beautiful beaches.

Electricity and Voltage

The standard voltage in Korea is 220 volts. The outlet has two round holes and is the same type used in France, Germany, Austria, Greece, Turkey, and many other countries. If you do not have a multi-voltage travel adapter, you can borrow one from your hotel’s front desk. If you want to buy one in Korea, you can do so at a duty-free shop, convenience shop at Incheon International Airport, or Local Electronics Shopping Town.

Korean Currency and Exchange Info

- Korea`s official monetary unit is the won and you can find the detailed informations at Official Site of Korea Tourism
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