Hong Kong Weather in May

What's the weather like in Hong Kong (Hong Kong) in May 2022?

The climate in Hong Kong during May can be summarized as hot, humid and very wet.

May is in the spring in Hong Kong and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (83°F), whilst at night 24°C (75°F) is normal.

Hong Kong weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 28.6°C 83.4°F
Nightly temperature 23.7°C 74.6°F
Average temperature 26.1°C 79°F
Daily sunshine 5.5 hrs
Avg rainfall 292 mm 11.5 ins
Rainy days 15 days
Sea temperature 25.9°C 78.6°F
Humidity 83%
Windspeed 10.1kph 6 mph

On average May is the 4th wettest 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.

May temperatures in Hong Kong

Hong Kong average temperature in May

May rainfall

Hong Kong average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Hong Kong average rain in May

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 May 2021.

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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
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