The best times to visit Hong Kong for ideal weather are

November 12th to April 8th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.


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    Weather in Hong Kong

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Hong Kong vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 45th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Hong Kong, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 92.6°F (33.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 80.8°F (27.1°C) at night.

    Hong Kong Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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    Average
    Low

    Hong Kong Temperatures (Celsius)

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    High
    Average
    Low

    “Feels-Like” Temperatures

    The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

    Hong Kong Perceived Temperature (F)

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    Hong Kong Perceived Temperature (C)

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    Average Hong Kong Temperatures by Month

    Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

    Show Fahrenheit

    MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
    Jan65.960.955.3
    Feb69.364.359.1
    Mar74.268.963.6
    Apr79.774.469.2
    May86.481.276.2
    Jun89.884.779.8
    Jul91.385.980.8
    Aug91.385.880.5
    Sep90.284.779.6
    Oct85.58074.9
    Nov78.272.967.3
    Dec69.564.458.4

    Show Celsius

    MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan18.816.112.9
    Feb20.717.915.1
    Mar23.420.517.6
    Apr26.523.620.7
    May30.227.324.6
    Jun32.129.326.6
    Jul32.929.927.1
    Aug32.929.926.9
    Sep32.329.326.4
    Oct29.726.723.8
    Nov25.722.719.6
    Dec20.81814.7


     

    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Hong Kong are January, February, and then October. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late October. For example, on the week of October 22nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late May with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of May 21st.

    When can you find snow in Hong Kong? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

    Chanceof Precipitation

    The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Hong Kong.

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

    The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Hong Kong (in).

    Key
    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan5%01
    Feb8%01.2
    Mar11%03
    Apr21%06.7
    May32%011.3
    Jun43%015.8
    Jul38%011.7
    Aug35%09
    Sep24%07.6
    Oct8%02.5
    Nov11%01.8
    Dec9%01.9

    Show Centimeters

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan502.5
    Feb803
    Mar1107.6
    Apr21017
    May32028.7
    Jun43040.1
    Jul38029.7
    Aug35022.9
    Sep24019.3
    Oct806.4
    Nov1104.6
    Dec904.8

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Hong Kong has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is December (52.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (70%).

    Wind in Hong Kong is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by March and February. April’s average wind speed of around 9.9 knots (11.4 MPH or 18.4 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 17.7 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

    The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Hong Kong.

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

    The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

    Key
    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    Average Wind Speeds

    Show Wind Speeds

    All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

    MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
    Jan8.8Gentle breeze14.9Significant breeze
    Feb9.7Gentle breeze16Significant breeze
    Mar9.8Gentle breeze16.6Significant breeze
    Apr9.9Gentle breeze16.8Significant breeze
    May9.4Gentle breeze16.1Significant breeze
    Jun9Gentle breeze16.4Significant breeze
    Jul8.8Gentle breeze15.8Significant breeze
    Aug7.8Gentle breeze15.3Significant breeze
    Sep8.5Gentle breeze15.1Significant breeze
    Oct9Gentle breeze14.3Significant breeze
    Nov9.3Gentle breeze15.2Significant breeze
    Dec9Gentle breeze15.3Significant breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
    Jan56.2%
    Feb65.9%
    Mar66.5%
    Apr68.2%
    May69.7%
    Jun70%
    Jul67.8%
    Aug67.5%
    Sep63.5%
    Oct57%
    Nov57.2%
    Dec52.8%

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Hong Kong?

    Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Mar 17, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Hong Kong; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 03, 2018.


     

    The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

    The busiest month for tourism in Hong Kong is September, followed by October and April. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Hong Kong in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

    Estimated Tourism by Month

     

    Most Popular Months to Visit

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    Tourists Seeking Accommodations

    Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 79.4 in December means 79.4% of the tourists vs. September.


    Overall Hong Kong Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 88.9°F (31.6°C) and 69.7°F (20.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 10 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

    Summer (June through August)

    The middle-year months have hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 11 to 13 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Hong Kong, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 91°F (32.8°C) and 74.2°F (23.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 7 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.

    Winter (December through February)

    Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Hong Kong to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 73.2°F (22.9°C) and 64.4°F (18°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 3 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

     

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