Hong Kong weather averages for holidays in 2016/2017

Check Hong Kong weather averages before you book your next holiday in 2016/2017. Today's maximum temperature in Hong Kong is expected to be 30°C, while the average maximum temperature in May is 28°C. The weather guide for Hong Kong shown below is for Hong Kong (Central). Read more about the weather in Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong weather averages

Check Hong Kong weather averages before you book your next holiday. The warmest months in Hong Kong are July and August with an average maximum temperature of 31°C. The sunniest months are July and August with on average 7 hours of bright sunshine per day. The month with the least number of days with some rain is December with 4 days. The sea is at its warmest in Hong Kong in June, July, August and September with an average sea temperature of 28°C. The Hong Kong weather averages shown below are for Hong Kong (Central).

Maximum daytime temperature (°C)

Hours of sunshine (daily)

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Days with some rainfall

Sea temperature (°C)

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Hong Kong weather today

Here is the weather in Hong Kong today, Tuesday 3rd May 2016. Expect isolated thunderstorms in Hong Kong with a maximum temperature of 30°C, moderate levels of heat & humidity and no hours of bright sunshine. There are 0-2 mm of rainfall expected with 30% chance of some rain and a moderate breeze of 27 kph from the south. The weather forecast shown below is for Hong Kong (Central).

  • 30
    °C maximum temperature
  • 27
    °C minimum temperature
  • isolated thunderstorms
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    hours of sunshine
  • 30
    % chance of some rain
  • <2
    mm of rainfall expected
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    moderate heat & humidity
  • 27
    kph wind from S

5-day weather forecast

Metric (°C / mm)  |  Imperial (°F / inches)

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Hong Kong weather overview

Hong Kong lies on the border of the tropics and has a monsoon climate with a heavy rainy season stretching from May to September. The climate is predominantly dry and pleasant from mid- October to March although the spring months, February to April, are sometimes cloudy and overcast. Summers can be very clammy and hot as well as rainy and you should be wary of visiting between July and September when typhoons, blowing in from the South China Sea, can wreak havoc.

What to pack for Hong Kong weather

Take light clothing plus a light raincoat in the summer, backed up by warmer clothes for protection against chilly evenings and fierce air-conditioning. Take fairly warm clothes if you are planning a winter trip.

Tropical cyclone risk: Hong Kong typhoon season

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The Hong Kong tropical cyclone risk chart above shows the typhoon season for Hong Kong (Central), Hong Kong.

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Hong Kong holiday weather averages by month

Check Hong Kong holiday weather averages for a particular month by selecting from the list below. Monthly weather guides include figures for temperature, rainfall, sunshine hours and sea temperature plus daily sunrise & sunset times.

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Compare Hong Kong weather with the United States

Below the Hong Kong weather chart shows maximum daytime temperature for Hong Kong (Hong Kong (Central)) and the USA (Washington). For more weather parameters or to change the destinations shown visit the comparison weather tool.

Maximum daytime temperature (°C)

Hong Kong (Hong Kong (Central))
USA (Washington)
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Metric (°C / mm)  |  Imperial (°F / inches)

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