October weather forecast
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Weather in October

October in Hong Kong signals the full arrival of autumn, a season much welcomed after the hot and humid summer. This month sees a notable decrease in temperatures compared to September, with average lows around 22°C (71.6°F) and highs reaching approximately 28°C (82.4°F). The heatwaves of the summer months are now a distant memory, replaced by more comfortable, mild temperatures.

The variation in weather conditions across Hong Kong remains consistent, with the outlying islands and hilly regions experiencing slightly cooler temperatures compared to the urban areas due to their geographical location and altitude.

Rainfall decreases significantly in October, with average precipitation around 100mm (3.94"). The typhoon season officially ends in October, leading to less frequent storms and a noticeable decrease in humidity levels, making the weather more pleasant.

As Hong Kong moves into November, temperatures continue to drop, with averages ranging from 18°C (64.4°F) to 24°C (75.2°F), and rainfall decreases further to approximately 40mm (1.57"). October's comfortable temperatures and low rainfall make it an excellent time for outdoor activities. Visitors are advised to dress in layers to adapt to the milder temperatures and to carry a lightweight raincoat or umbrella for the occasional rain shower.

  • Tai Po - October »
    The average heat index, which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in October is computed to be 30°C (86°F). In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:14 and sunset at 18:11.
  • Hong Kong - October »
    In Hong Kong in October, the average water temperature is 26.5°C (79.7°F). What is the water temperature in October in Hong Kong?
  • Tin Shui Wai - October »
    In Tin Shui Wai in October, during 12.5 rainfall days, 62mm (2.44") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In October, the average relative humidity in Tin Shui Wai is 71%.
  • Kowloon - October »
    On the first day of October in Kowloon, sunrise is at 06:14 and sunset at 18:11. For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

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