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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January 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
January is the coldest and driest month in Hong Kong, with an average low temperature of 14.4°C (57.9°F). Average high temperatures are pleasant 18.3°C (64.9°F) accompanied by a few days of rain in the form of drizzle as the highs seldom rise above 21.1°C (70°F).
The daily sunshine drops to 5 hours due to cloudy skies, but a light sweater is sufficient to take care of the cold that rarely drops below 10°C (50°F) except during a cold wave. Extreme cold temperatures are unknown, and the authentic Chinese cuisine in downtown is an unbeatable dinner option in the cozy evenings.
Tourists from mainland China mainly prefer Hong Kong for the mild winter to celebrate the New Year and the Chinese New Year - it is, however, advisable to avoid the rush and peak season rates as a visit during the spring or autumn is more pleasant. Carry a light jacket to counter the drizzle and watch the symphony of lights, a spectacular show of lights and sounds that set the harbor alight every night!

What is the coldest month in Hong Kong?

With an average high-temperature of 18.6°C (65.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 14.5°C (58.1°F), January is the coldest month in Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

What is the temperature in January in Hong Kong?

In Hong Kong, Hong Kong, in January, the average high-temperature is 18.6°C (65.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 14.5°C (58.1°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Hong Kong?

The average relative humidity in January in Hong Kong is 74%.

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

In January, in Hong Kong, the rain falls for 5.4 days. Throughout January, 24.7mm (1") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the driest month in Hong Kong?

The month with the least rainfall in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, is January when the rain falls for 5.4 days and typically collects 24.7mm (1") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in January in Hong Kong?

In Hong Kong, the average seawater temperature in January is 19.1°C (66.4°F). For most, swimming in 19.1°C (66.4°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

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

The average length of the day in January in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, is 10.9h.

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

The average sunshine in January in Hong Kong is 4.6h.

When is the lowest UV index in Hong Kong?

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index in Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Hong Kong?

In Hong Kong, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Average high temperature in January: 18.6°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 January: 14.5°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 January - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Average humidity in January: 74%

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

Average rainfall in January - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Average rainfall in January: 24.7mm

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 January - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Average rainfall days in January: 5.4 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 January - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Average sea temperature in January: 19.1°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 January / Average sunshine in January - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Average daylight in January: 10.9h

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 January: 4.6h

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 January - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Average UV index in January: 7

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).