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.
Things to Do
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.
Shopping: Though discounts and sales are available in Hong Kong all year round, the months of July, August, and December are the hottest months for shopping in Hong Kong.
Tung Wan Beach: This 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.
Avenue of Stars
Hong Kong Global Geopark: 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.
One of the world's longest suspension bridges passes over it.
Hong Kong Space Museum: 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.
Travel: August isn't a busy travel month. Storms during the typhoon season occasionally disrupt travel though. Let us help you book flights.
Questions and Answers About Hong Kong Weather in August
Hi, I am travelling with my wife and 3 year daughter to Hong Kong between the 18 August 2014 up to the 25 August 2014. I want to know does it rain very heavily during this period and what do we need to take care off. Is it possible to go outdoors because of the rains of no? Also could you tell me how much does it normally cost per day in HK dollars with meals(no shopping).Is it very humid I mean unbearable or it could be worked around, as we are travelling from a hot country like Kuwait.
Based on former data, it rained and sometime it was too heavy during that period. If this year it will be rainy heavily, it is difficult to visit outside. I think it won't last long time. I suggest you take an umbrella with you.
The temperature will range from 27℃ to 30℃, you could take T-shirts, shorts and jeans.
It is not easy to inform you the cost for meals. It depends on which restaurant you select. We listed some details about Hong Kong restaurant on our website, including the average consumption. Please click: http://www.chinahighlights.com/hong-kong/restaurants.htm Lussie Lu replied on 2014-07-04
TAY SMITH 2014-06-18
Is it too hott to travel to HK and China early august? Is it not as enjoyable?
Dear TAY SMITH,
It is summer time during that period. The temperature ranges from 25℃-31℃. It will be rain in Hong Kong and in most of cities of China it will be sunny. If you don't like this hot weather, I suggest you travel in middle of October. It will be more comfortable that that in August. Lussie Lu replied on 2014-06-19
hey my name is farah,im planning to visit Hong Kong on 4th Aug 2014 until 8th Aug 2014, is it advisable to travel during this period seems August is the wettest month? i try to search for weather forecast for the said period but i couldn''t find it. Appreciate if you can advice me on the matter.Thank you.
Thank you for your inquiry.
You are right, August is the wettest month in the year, and most typhoon happen in this month. If you plan to visit Hong Kong in August, please remember to bring an umbrella. Doris Huang replied on 2014-05-24
Hi I am traveling to Hong Kong in august 2014. I would like to know if the rains in august is generally heavy or it is only drizzling. Is is possible to travel in city if it is raining or we have to be in hotel
Hi Anupam, the rains in August are generally heavy, but last not long. It is no problem to travel in city. Whitney Liao replied on 2014-05-20
Planning to visit hongkong by the end of august (25th to 30th) with 2 children age 7 and 11 and 1 infant, mainly interested in disney land, ocean theme park and victoria peak is it advisable to postpone the trip ( by end of december) because of heavy rains in august. Or go ahead with the current dates. Thankyou for your time
I checked the information from weather forecast bureau, it will rain in 7 days, but not details about the end of Aug.. In the end of December, it will be 15-20℃.It is not very cold, you could take some thick coat. I suggest you check the weather later to get the exact information before leaving for Hong Kong. Please click:http://www.weather.com.cn/en/weather/101320101.shtml Lussie Lu replied on 2012-08-14