Tourism in South Korea has been on the rise in recent years, thanks to the increase of the popularity of the "Korean Wave" that has propelled the country as the 20th most visited destination in the world and sixth in Asia. Taegu or more recently known as Daegu or officially Daegu Metropolitan City is the fourth-largest city in South Korea known for its apples, textiles and electronics industry.
The climate in Taegu can be said to be humid all year-round with the average temperature between 0.6 degree Celsius in January to 26.4 degree Celsius in August. As such, the peak time to visit Taegu is usually around March to May during the spring season with a moderately cool atmosphere that makes it enjoyable to go out. Therefore one can expect prices to rise around this time. The off-peak season to visit Taegu is typically around September to November during the fall season which sometimes stretches to December. Around this time, rain is much more common and temperatures fall much lower than spring. This may make it less ideal to go out to explore the many attractions available in the city. Visitors should check the weather reports before going to this town. The good thing about the low season is that you will find better flight tickets and hotel deals around this season because of the low season and the companies need to sell off their flight and hotel bookings.
Clark International Airport – The Clark International Airport is an international airport that connects the Clark Freeport Zone in Angeles as well as Mabalacat with the outside world, specifically serving Central Luzon and Greater Manila Area, having located in Clark Free Port Zone. The airlines that operate in this airport are AirSWIFT, Asiana Airlines, Cathay Dragon, Taegu Pacific, China Eastern, Emirates, Jeju Air, Jin Air, Philippines AirAsia, Philippine Airlines, Qatar Airways and Royal Air Philippines among others. This airport consists of a terminal complex that is capable of handling 4.2 million passengers per annum, with two more terminals expected to come later by 2025. To go in and out of the airport is easy because there are many types of transportation available in the Clark International Airport for the visitors, as there are regular bus services and air-conditioned jeepneys.
Taegu International Airport – Taegu International Airport is the main international airport in the region of Yeongnam region is meant to connect the city of Taegu as well as other nearby areas to the outside world. Located in Dong District, the airport is a joint military and civilian airport that is co-owned and operated by Korea Airports Corporation and Republic of Korea Airforce. Established initially as Taegu Airfield under the Japanese rule in 1937, the airport was utilized during the Korean War as a training grounds for recruit pilots prior to the North Korea occupation. After the occupation in 1950, it was used as a USAF airbase. The passenger facilities are built during the later years. At an elevation of 35 meters above the sea level, it has one concrete runway that is 2,743 meters long and a concrete/asphalt runway that is 2,755 meters long. It serves airlines such as Air Busan, Asiana Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Jeju Air, Korean Air, Sichuan Airlines, Tigerair Taiwan, T’way Air and VietJet Air covering destinations within South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand and even Vietnam. Access and transport to the airport are not too hard since the airport is not too far off from the city and is accessible via subway lines as well as buses and taxis.
Taegu as a city is said to have a humid subtropical climate according to the Köppen climate classification which is characterized by hot, humid summers as well as cold winters as well as uniform rainfall, albeit having a much colder setup due to it is surrounded by mountains trapping hot air during summer and cold air during winter. The average temperature usually could reach an average high of 19.5 degree Celsius whereas the average low could go down to 9.5 degree Celsius. The precipitation is about 1,064.4 millimetres annually, which will vary between the months with the wettest months from June going all the way to September. If you plan to visit Taegu, you will have to take into account the climate pattern mentioned above and make sure you book your flight and hotel early during the peak season before they ran up of available slots.