August weather forecast
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Weather in August

August is typically the hottest month of the year in Hong Kong, with consistently high temperatures and humidity levels. The average low temperature for this month is around 27°C (80.6°F), while the average high temperature can reach up to 31°C (87.8°F). However, during heatwaves, temperatures can rise even higher, making the city particularly hot and humid.

As with previous months, the differences in weather conditions across Hong Kong remain relatively minor. The outlying islands and hilly regions may experience slightly cooler temperatures compared to the urban areas due to their geographical location and altitude.

August experiences a slight increase in rainfall compared to July, with average precipitation around 380mm (14.96"). This month, deep within the typhoon season, can experience heavy rains and strong winds. These weather conditions, combined with high temperatures, contribute to the intense humidity typical of Hong Kong in the summer.

Moving into September, the weather begins to change. Although temperatures remain high, ranging from 26°C (78.8°F) to 30°C (86°F), the rainfall starts to decrease, averaging 250mm (9.84"), signalling the end of the typhoon season and the onset of autumn. Visitors to Hong Kong in August should take precautions against heat-related issues, stay hydrated, dress in lightweight clothing, and be prepared for sudden downpours.

  • Tai Po - August »
    In Tai Po during August, the rain falls for 24.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 215mm (8.46") of precipitation. Tai Po reaches its average highest temperatures in August, measuring 31.3°C (88.3°F) at the peak and 27.3°C (81.1°F) at the lowest.
  • Hong Kong - August »
    The nighttime temperature in Hong Kong demonstrates a marginal decline, averaging at a warm 26.6°C (79.9°F) during August. In Hong Kong, in August, the average water temperature is 28.7°C (83.7°F).
  • Tin Shui Wai - August »
    August proves to be the warmest month in Tin Shui Wai, recording an average peak temperature of 31.3°C (88.3°F) and a minimum temperature of 27.3°C (81.1°F). The month with the most rainfall in Tin Shui Wai is August, when the rain falls for 24.8 days and typically aggregates up to 215mm (8.46") of precipitation.
  • Kowloon - August »
    In Kowloon the average seawater temperature in August is 28.7°C (83.7°F). On the last day of August, sunrise is at 06:05 and sunset at 18:41 HKT.

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