Hong Kong Weather in May
Summer has already started in May. The temperature is between 23°C/73.4°F and 32°C/89.6°F. And it rains a lot, with about 12 rainy days. Besides that, the rest of the month is cloudy.
|Average Maximum||Average Minimum||Highest Maximum||Lowest Minimum|
|℃|| 29 ||24|| 32 ||23|
|℉|| 84.2 || 75.2 || 89.6 || 73.4 |
Cloudy Days: 19 days
Rainy Days: 12 days
What to wear and bring
The highest temperatures during early May are between 28℃/82.4℉ and 30℃/86.0℉. It is very hot and you are advised to wear your coolest clothing and carry some sunscreen products. It is important to stay cool and avoid heatstroke and sunburn.
Weather on Labor Day (May 1st)
It is usually hot on Labor Day (May 1st), and the highest temperature can reach 30℃/86.0℉, so you could wear some cool clothing, such as short skirts and short pants.
There are some rainy days, and sometimes it rains heavily. As the temperature is still below 27℃/80.6℉, it is recommended that you wear cool clothing like T-shirts and short pants, and you need to carry an umbrella when you go out.
It is the hottest period in the month, and the highest temperature is around 31℃/87.8℉, which can remain for a couple of days at a time. You need to wear cool clothing and stay indoors as much as possible. Besides this, it may rain heavily in a day or two, so you are advised to carry rain gear.