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Weather: It begins to turn to winter in mid-December, with dry and clear weather. Average low and high temperatures are 16 °C (61 °F) and 20 °C (68 °F).
Clothing: Bring shirts and sweaters. A coat is needed occasionally when it turns chilly.
If you are a pollen allergy sufferer, be aware the following flowers bloom in December in Hong Kong: pink powder puff, camellia, rainbow pink, poinsettia, big marigold, etc. If needed, use a dust mask or some medicine.
The most spectacular New Year's Eve event in Hong Kong happens next to the IFC Towers along Victoria Harbor. Tens of thousands of people gather along the Avenue of Stars and near the building to join the countdown and see the midnight fireworks that stream off the IFC building itself.
Hong Kong is a marvelous city to visit during the season of Advent and Christmas, and the Winter Festival is filled with stunning beauty, twinkling lights, old world tradition and the sound of carolers celebrating in the local fashion.
Because of the holiday season sales around Christmas, December is one of the hottest months for shopping in Hong Kong. Learn more about Christmas shopping in Hong Kong.
December is Hong Kong’s high season, especially during the period of Christmas and Chinese New Year. Many tourists from mainland China flock to this city. The prices of hotel and flight tickets are high. You need to book in advance to avoid sold-out.
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China Highlights has designed some exquisite Christmas e-cards. Check them out and send cards to your family or friends for free.