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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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A bird's eye view of the lit city of Hong Kong, in Hong Kong Island
August is a hot month during the summer season with the average temperatures in a high range of 26.7°C (80.1°F) to 31.1°C (88°F). Many days experience the mercury crossing the 32.2°C (90°F) and a few days hit 35°C (95°F).
Rains are near to their peak with 431.8mm (17") scattered over 17 days in August, as Hong Kong rarely receives a direct hit by cyclones but is often caught in the outer edge of these storms when torrential rain covers the monthly rainfall in a few days.
Summer hosts many festivals, fairs, and events that bring joy to tourists and locals alike. The Golden Bauhinia Square sees the daily flag-raising ceremony irrespective of rain or shine and is a nice place to visit in the backdrop of a world-renowned convention center. Another option is to visit the world-famous Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum with the aid of plenty of refreshing drinks on the way to beat the heat and perspiration.

What is the temperature in August in Hong Kong?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, is 31.1°C (88°F), while the average low-temperature is 26.6°C (79.9°F). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, is appraised at 41.6°C (106.9°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Hong Kong?

The average relative humidity in August in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, is 81%.

How many days does it rain in August in Hong Kong?

In Hong Kong, Hong Kong, during August, the rain falls for 16.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 432.2mm (17") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in August in Hong Kong?

In Hong Kong, the average seawater temperature in August is 28.7°C (83.7°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

How many hours of daylight does Hong Kong have in August?

The average length of the day in August in Hong Kong is 12.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Hong Kong have in August?

In Hong Kong, Hong Kong, the average sunshine in August is 6.1h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Hong Kong?

April through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

What is the UV index reading in August in Hong Kong?

In Hong Kong, Hong Kong, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Average high temperature in August: 31.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (31.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (18.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 26.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (26.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (14.5°C).

Average humidity in August - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Average humidity in August: 81%

Months with the highest relative humidity are April and May (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is December (69%).

Average rainfall in August - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Average rainfall in August: 432.2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (456.1mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (24.7mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Average rainfall days in August: 16.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (19.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is December (4.5 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Average sea temperature in August: 28.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is July (29.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (18.9°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Average daylight in August: 12.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 6.1h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 6.8h).
The month with least sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 2.9h).

Average UV index in August - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Average UV index in August: 12

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 7).