The climate in Hong Kong during January can be summarized as mild and dry.
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.
|Daytime temperature||18.5°C 65.3°F|
|Nightly temperature||13.1°C 55.6°F|
|Average temperature||15.8°C 60.4°F|
|Daily sunshine||5.6 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||25 mm 1 ins|
|Rainy days||6 days|
|Sea temperature||20.1°C 68.1°F|
|Windspeed||10.4kph 7 mph|
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.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Hong Kong in January 2023.
Best places to visit in January
|Hottest month:||July||31.3°C 88.3°F|
|Driest month:||January||25mm 1ins|
|Coldest month:||January||18.4°C 65.1°F|
|Wettest month:||August||368mm 14.5ins|