Hong Kong Weather in May

ocean parkOcean Park Hong Kong

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.

Things to Do

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.
ocean parkThe Giant Panda in Ocean Park Hong Kong

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.

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.

Travel

May is a busy travel month. Tickets to and from Hong Kong may be difficult to get. Let us help you book flights.

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Hong Kong Average Daily Temperatures Based on Historical Data

Date Average High Average Low
May 1 88 °F 31.11 °C 64 °F 17.78 °C
May 2 88 °F 31.11 °C 64 °F 17.78 °C
May 3 88 °F 31.11 °C 65 °F 18.33 °C
May 4 88 °F 31.11 °C 65 °F 18.33 °C
May 5 88 °F 31.11 °C 65 °F 18.33 °C
May 6 88 °F 31.11 °C 66 °F 18.89 °C
May 7 89 °F 31.67 °C 66 °F 18.89 °C
May 8 89 °F 31.67 °C 66 °F 18.89 °C
May 9 89 °F 31.67 °C 67 °F 19.44 °C
May 10 89 °F 31.67 °C 67 °F 19.44 °C
May 11 89 °F 31.67 °C 67 °F 19.44 °C
May 12 89 °F 31.67 °C 67 °F 19.44 °C
May 13 89 °F 31.67 °C 68 °F 20 °C
May 14 89 °F 31.67 °C 68 °F 20 °C
May 15 90 °F 32.22 °C 68 °F 20 °C
May 16 90 °F 32.22 °C 68 °F 20 °C
May 17 90 °F 32.22 °C 69 °F 20.56 °C
May 18 90 °F 32.22 °C 69 °F 20.56 °C
May 19 90 °F 32.22 °C 69 °F 20.56 °C
May 20 90 °F 32.22 °C 69 °F 20.56 °C
May 21 90 °F 32.22 °C 69 °F 20.56 °C
May 22 90 °F 32.22 °C 70 °F 21.11 °C
May 23 90 °F 32.22 °C 70 °F 21.11 °C
May 24 90 °F 32.22 °C 70 °F 21.11 °C
May 25 90 °F 32.22 °C 70 °F 21.11 °C
May 26 90 °F 32.22 °C 70 °F 21.11 °C
May 27 90 °F 32.22 °C 70 °F 21.11 °C
May 28 90 °F 32.22 °C 71 °F 21.67 °C
May 29 91 °F 32.78 °C 71 °F 21.67 °C
May 30 91 °F 32.78 °C 71 °F 21.67 °C
May 31 91 °F 32.78 °C 71 °F 21.67 °C

Hong Kong Climate Information by Month

Questions and Answers About Hong Kong Weather in May

Braptings 2014-04-10
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Hi, i''m taking a trip to HK on 14th May to 20th May 2014. May i know how''s the weather like, according to previous years?
Dear Braptings, The temperature will rang from 25℃(77℉) to 3025℃(86℉)and it will be rainy. It is hot. You could take some T-shirts and jeans. Lussie Lu replied on 2014-04-11
Soon kian loy 2014-03-17
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Hi am going to hongkong during 29 may still 3 June May the weather condition during that period

Hi Soon, sorry we are a travel agency. We are not able to provide you the exact weather information for those days. But from the records of the past years, it would be hot. Summer clothes such as T-shirts would do.

Whitney Liao replied on 2014-03-18
charu goyal 2013-05-20
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We have booked our trip to hongkong from22-29 may.help me to tell where to take hotel.
Dear Charu, There are many hotels in Hong Kong, I am not sure which one do your prefer to. We listed many options on our website for your reference. Please click: http://www.chinahighlights.com/hotel/search-hotel.asp Lussie Lu replied on 2013-05-20
Chuor Keang Chou 2012-05-07
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Hi!i''m going to Hong Kong and Macau on 11-16/05/2012 so i want to know about the weather in there?
Hi Chou, Summer begins in May in Hong Kong, with rainfall going up a lot, and warm weather becoming 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 respectively 24 °C (75 °F) and 31 °C (87 °F). Wear summer clothes such as shorts, shirts and skirts. You can also prepare a thin sweater or cardigan to cope with the occasional cool day. The weather in Macau is quite similar as that in Hong Kong. Regards, Coco Coco Yang replied on 2012-05-07
bhupi 2012-05-05
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hiii i want go to hong kong and macau at 23 may to 30 may i want to know wt is the weather or rain or not
Dear Bhupi, Please click this link to get update weather report before you come to Hong Kong and Macau 3 days in advance. http://www.weather.com.cn/en/weather/101320101.shtml Nancy Nancy Deng replied on 2012-05-06
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