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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.
If you travel with us, we will prepare an umbrella for you, for if it rains during your tour. We also carry ice water for you to drink to keep you cool and hydrated.
If you are a pollen allergy sufferer, be aware many flowers bloom in August in Hong Kong: blood-flower, silk floss tree, Chinese hibiscus, coral hibiscus, etc. If needed, please prepare a mask or take some medicine.
During rainy weather during the typhoon season, you can take refuge in the malls. Though discounts and sales are available in Hong Kong all year round, August is one of the hottest months for shopping in Hong Kong.
During the summer months, the fine white beaches are wide open for your enjoyment. Tung Wan Beach on Ma Wan Island is a great beach for tourists.
It is unique for its combination of beautiful and interesting scenery, nearby attractions, and good restaurants and cafes. The safe, clean swimming beach and the facilities make 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.
August is a low travel month. The hot temperatures and typhoons keep tourists away. Enjoy low prices for hotel rooms and flight tickets.
Our Hong Kong tours are custom-designed, flexible, and unique. Just tell us your requirements and interests.