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Hong Kong Weather

 

Hong Kong Weather

 

Hong Kong has a monsoon-influenced sub-tropical climate, with a clear distinction between the four seasons. The annual temperature averages 22.8 ℃. The mean annual precipitation is 2225 millimeters, and the average relative humidity is 78%. The most popular time to visit Hong Kong is from October to November.

 

Spring

Spring is from March to mid May, with an average temperature of 23 ℃. Though the weather gets warm after a cold spell, but there are occasional periods of high humidity (82%). Fog and drizzle can be particularly troublesome.
                   
Summer
Summer is from the late May to mid September with an average temperature of 28 ℃ and an avearge ralative humidity of 80%. It is very hot and humid with a constant threat of showers and thunderstorms. And the temperature often exceeds to 31 ℃.
Autumn
Autumn is from the late September to the late December with with an average temperature of 23 ℃ and an avearge ralative humidity of 72%. It is the best time to visit Hong Kong owing to its very pleasant clear and sunny days.
                           
Winter
Winter is from mid December to the late Fabruary with with an average temperature of 17 ℃ and an avearge ralative humidity of 72%. It’s cool and dry, but the sudden cold occasionally blows from the north of mainland, and the temperature may drops to 8 ℃.
When you visit Hong Kong, your are suggested to wear light clothes or sweaters in spring. Summer is hot and humid, so T-shirts and cotton dresses are needed, meanwhile sudden showers and thunderstorms make jackets and umbrellas necessary. Autumn is a pleasant season with bright sun and a gentle breezes, therefore, taking shirts or sweaters or light clothes is a good choice. In the dry and cold winter, we recommend you wear suits or light sweaters or jackets.
 In Hong Kong, the typhoon season comes from the late May to mid September, consequently, bear this in mind if you visit Hong Kong during this period. Generally speaking, no outdoor activities when the category 3 typhoon occurs. Moreover, places of business like stores and banks are closed in case of the category 8 typhoon. As a result, you are suggested to stay at home