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Hong Kong Weather in May

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Weather:Summer begins, with rainfall increasing greatly, and warm weather turning hot. About half of the month is rainy and wet, and May is also the start of the typhoon season. The average low and high temperatures are 24 °C (75 °F) and 31 °C (87 °F).

Clothing:Wear summer clothes, such as shorts, shirts, and skirts. Bring a thin sweater or cardigan to cope with the occasional cool day.

Hong Kong May 2013 Weather Data Graphs

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Things to Do

ocean parkOcean Park Hong Kong

May is a fine time to be outdoors in Hong Kong. See the blooming gardens, new growth, and verdant mountains. Though rainfall is relatively high, the temperatures are pleasant.

Ocean Park

Ocean Park covers an extensive 200 acres. It is the most popular of Hong Kong's amusement parks. You can walk around on the Summit section and see the views and enjoy a ride on the scenic cable car. It is one of China's top theme parks.

  • Beautiful coastal scenery
  • Fun new modern rides including the new The Dragon roller coaster and the The Abyss
  • Panda zoo, transportation systems, huge four-story aquarium and the walk-through shark aquarium.
  • The park has good restaurants and shops for souvenirs.

Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Gardens

Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Gardens has extensive gardens and lots of flowers to see in spring and an organic farm. You can walk around on the trails up the mountain in the northern park of Hong Kong, see the animals, and eat organic yummies.

ocean parkThe Giant Panda in Ocean Park Hong Kong

The farm has a good reputation among experienced locals as a place to take kids for nature walks and fun.

  • Nature walks
  • Animals for children
  • Organic food
  • Large area: 148 hectares or 365 acres
  • Off the beaten path and offbeat too.


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Hong Kong Average Daily Temperatures Based on Historical Data

DateAverage HighAverage Low
May 188 °F31.11 °C64 °F17.78 °C
May 288 °F31.11 °C64 °F17.78 °C
May 388 °F31.11 °C65 °F18.33 °C
May 488 °F31.11 °C65 °F18.33 °C
May 588 °F31.11 °C65 °F18.33 °C
May 688 °F31.11 °C66 °F18.89 °C
May 789 °F31.67 °C66 °F18.89 °C
May 889 °F31.67 °C66 °F18.89 °C
May 989 °F31.67 °C67 °F19.44 °C
May 1089 °F31.67 °C67 °F19.44 °C
May 1189 °F31.67 °C67 °F19.44 °C
May 1289 °F31.67 °C67 °F19.44 °C
May 1389 °F31.67 °C68 °F20 °C
May 1489 °F31.67 °C68 °F20 °C
May 1590 °F32.22 °C68 °F20 °C
May 1690 °F32.22 °C68 °F20 °C
May 1790 °F32.22 °C69 °F20.56 °C
May 1890 °F32.22 °C69 °F20.56 °C
May 1990 °F32.22 °C69 °F20.56 °C
May 2090 °F32.22 °C69 °F20.56 °C
May 2190 °F32.22 °C69 °F20.56 °C
May 2290 °F32.22 °C70 °F21.11 °C
May 2390 °F32.22 °C70 °F21.11 °C
May 2490 °F32.22 °C70 °F21.11 °C
May 2590 °F32.22 °C70 °F21.11 °C
May 2690 °F32.22 °C70 °F21.11 °C
May 2790 °F32.22 °C70 °F21.11 °C
May 2890 °F32.22 °C71 °F21.67 °C
May 2991 °F32.78 °C71 °F21.67 °C
May 3091 °F32.78 °C71 °F21.67 °C
May 3191 °F32.78 °C71 °F21.67 °C

Hong Kong Climate Information by Month