Weather: Temperature and humidity remain high in August, with occasional showers, thunderstorms and typhoons. The average low and high temperatures are 26 °C (79 °F) and 31 °C (88 °F). August is the wettest month, with 445 mm (18 in) of rain falling during an average of 17 days.
Clothing: Wear summer clothes and sun protection.
During the summer months, the fine white beaches and the natural parks are wide open for your enjoyment. During rainy weather during the typhoon season, you can take refuge in the malls or one of the fine local museums.
Tung Wan Beach on Ma Wan Island is a great beach for tourists. It is one of about 30 of Hong Kong's well-managed public beaches that you can choose from. They have lifeguards, clean bathrooms, and shark nets.
But it is unique in Hong Kong for its combination of beautiful and interesting scenery, nearby attractions, and good restaurants and cafes. The safe, clean swimming beach and the facilities makes it especially good for families with children.
Some small islands off the coast have amazing rock formations. These islands are unique and notable and are listed by UNESCO as a Geopark. To see these, contact us to book a boat tour. It is a chance to do some cruising in the sea and see beautiful scenery.
During summer's inclement weather, you can take refuge in the Space Museum on the Avenue of Stars along Victoria Harbor. The Space Shuttle's front end and the OMNIMAX projection dome are two interesting parts of the museum.
August is hot in Hong Kong. Your journey will be cool and comfortable if you take a private tour with an air-conditioned car. You will also be offered ice water to drink.
Here are our most popular Hong Kong tours, for inspiration:
Our Hong Kong tours are custom-designed, flexible, and unique. Just tell us your requirements and interests.