When is the best time to go to Hong Kong

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Hong Kong, Hong Kong. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Hong Kong weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Hong Kong are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Hong Kong January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
17°C 25mm 5.6hrs 11.7hrs 20°C

January in Hong Kong is generally dry with the temperature being mild.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Hong Kong, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

January is in the winter in Hong Kong and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 19°C (65°F), whilst at night 13°C (56°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Hong Kong with around 25mm 1 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 6 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Hong Kong weather in January »

February

Hong Kong February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
17°C 45mm 4hrs 12.2hrs 20°C

February in Hong Kong is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being mild.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of fairly acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Hong Kong.

February is in the winter in Hong Kong and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 19°C (65°F), whilst at night 14°C (57°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Hong Kong with around 45mm 1.8 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 9 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4 hours of sunshine per day.

Hong Kong weather in February »

March

Hong Kong March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
19°C 70mm 3.7hrs 12.7hrs 21°C

The weather in March in Hong Kong is characteristically warm and reasonably dry.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Hong Kong.

March is in the spring in Hong Kong and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 21°C (70°F), whilst at night 16°C (61°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Hong Kong with around 70mm 2.8 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Hong Kong weather in March »

April

Hong Kong April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
22°C 159mm 4.1hrs 13.4hrs 23°C

Hong Kong's weather in April is typically warm, humid and wet in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Hong Kong.

April is in the spring in Hong Kong and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 25°C (77°F), whilst at night 20°C (68°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Hong Kong with around 159mm 6.3 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Hong Kong weather in April »

May

Hong Kong May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 292mm 5.5hrs 14hrs 26°C

May is a very wet, humid month in Hong Kong and the temperature is generally hot.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of relatively acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Hong Kong.

May is in the spring in Hong Kong and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 24°C (75°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Hong Kong with around 292mm 11.5 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Hong Kong weather in May »

June

Hong Kong June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 354mm 5.9hrs 11.7hrs 28°C

Hot, humid and very wet weather often prevails in Hong Kong during the month of June

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Hong Kong for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

June is in the summer in Hong Kong and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 26°C (78°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Hong Kong with around 354mm 13.9 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 19 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Hong Kong weather in June »

July

Hong Kong July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 312mm 7.8hrs 12.2hrs 29°C

July in Hong Kong is generally very wet with the temperature being very hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Hong Kong for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

July is in the summer in Hong Kong and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (89°F), whilst at night 26°C (80°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Hong Kong with around 312mm 12.3 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Hong Kong weather in July »

August

Hong Kong August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 368mm 7.1hrs 12.7hrs 29°C

The weather in August in Hong Kong is characteristically very hot, humid and very wet.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Hong Kong for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

August is in the summer in Hong Kong and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 26°C (79°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Hong Kong with around 368mm 14.5 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Hong Kong weather in August »

September

Hong Kong September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 245mm 6.7hrs 13.4hrs 28°C

Hong Kong's weather in September is typically hot, humid and very wet in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of relatively acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Hong Kong.

September is in the fall / autumn in Hong Kong and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 25°C (77°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Hong Kong with around 245mm 9.6 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Hong Kong weather in September »

October

Hong Kong October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
25°C 128mm 6.9hrs 14hrs 27°C

October is a wet, humid month in Hong Kong and the temperature is generally hot.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of relatively acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Hong Kong.

October is in the fall / autumn in Hong Kong and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 28°C (82°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Hong Kong with around 128mm 5 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Hong Kong weather in October »

November

Hong Kong November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
22°C 34mm 6.7hrs 11.7hrs 24°C

November in Hong Kong is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being warm.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Hong Kong, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

November is in the fall / autumn in Hong Kong and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 24°C (75°F), whilst at night 19°C (66°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Hong Kong with around 34mm 1.3 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 6 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Hong Kong weather in November »

December

Hong Kong December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
18°C 27mm 6.5hrs 12.2hrs 21°C

December in Hong Kong is generally dry with the temperature being mild.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Hong Kong, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

December is in the winter in Hong Kong and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 20°C (69°F), whilst at night 15°C (59°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Hong Kong with around 27mm 1.1 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 4 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Hong Kong weather in December »

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Hong Kong weather stats

Hong Kong weather statistics
Hottest month: July 31.3°C 88.3°F
Driest month: January 25mm 1ins
Sunniest month: November 6.7hrs
Coldest month: January 18.4°C 65.1°F
Wettest month: August 368mm 14.5ins
Warmest sea: August 28.8°C 83.8°F
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