Weather, the Best Time or Season to Travel to Hong Kong
The Favorable Seasons for Traveling Hong Kong
The best time for traveling to Hong Kong is between October and March. Hong Kong has a sub-tropical climate. The temperature is relatively high, reaching 22.8 degrees Celsius. The weather is easily influenced by monsoons, which lead to cool autumns, warm winters, hot summers, and humid springs.
Autumn - suitable for walking
The wind is mild and the sun is warm during autumn (the end of September to early December). Wearing a shirt, sweater, and thin coat, walking along the beautiful Victoria Harbor, or going hiking to Lamma Island (the homeland of Zhou Lunfa, a famous movie star of Hong Kong), you will enjoy the warmth and comfort of the light breeze. The average temperature during this season is 23 degrees Celsius.
Best places to visit: Lamma Island, Avenue of Stars, and Cheung Chau.
Winter - a season for shopping
Although the climate is dry and slightly cold in the winter (in the middle of December to February), the average temperature is about 28 degrees Celsius. During this time, it is feasible to wear a thin sweater in Hong Kong. With the great markdowns, Hong Kong is a paradise for shopping during this time. The average temperature is 17 degrees Celsius.
Summer - a season of heat and festivities
The climate is hot and humid during the summer (the end of May to the middle of September) and the temperature can go as high as 38 degrees Celsius, occasionally accompanied by rain or a thunderstorm. If you choose to visit Hong Kong in the summer, T-shirts and dresses made of cotton as well as overcoats and umbrellas are necessary. The discounts at various attractions including, Ocean Park, and Disney among others also make summer the best time to explore Hong Kong's aquatic activities! As air conditioners are always operating at every location, make sure you carry a thin coat or sweater in case you get chilly inside. Remember to carry sunscreen, wear a hat if you can and hold an umbrella when necessary to protect from sun damage.
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