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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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Best Things to Do in Hong Kong in May

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.

Visiting the Ocean Park

Hong Kong 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.

China Highlights' Most Popular Hong Kong Tours for May

Most popular hong kong tour

May is the start of the rainy season in Hong Kong. It is not convenient to go sightseeing when it is raining but will be easier if you take a private tour with a private car. Contact us for a customized private tour and enjoy a hassle-free journey.

Our most popular Hong Kong tours, for your reference:

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