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Hong Kong Holidays/ Festivals 2018
2015 Calendar below for reference
The first day of January 1 Jan
Chinese New Year of the Goat 19 Feb
The second day of the Chinese Lunar New Year

Che Kung's Birthday

20 Feb
The third day of the Lunar New Year 21 Feb
Spring Lantern Festival / Yuen Siu 5 Mar
Chinese Groundhog Day 6 Mar
Ching Ming Festival 5 Apr
The day following Ching Ming Festival 6 Apr
Good Friday 3 Apr
The day following Good Friday 4 Apr
Easter Monday 6 Apr
Labour Day 1 May
Birthday of Tin Hau 11 May
Buddha’s Birthday and Cheung Chau Bun Festival

also Tam Kung's Birthday

25 May
Tuen Ng /  Dragon Boat Festival 20 Jun
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day 1 July
Kwan Tai / Kwan Gon's Birthday 8 Aug
Seventh Goddess' Day / Tsat-je 20 Aug
Chinese Ghosts Festival / Yue Lan 27 Aug
Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival / Moon Festival 27 Sep
Day after Mid-Autumn Festival

Monkey King Festival

28 Sep
Confucius' Birthday/Teacher's Day 9 Oct
Chinese National Day 1 Oct
Chung Yeung Festival  
Winter Solstice 22 Dec
Christmas Day 25 Dec
Boxing Day 26 Dec

 

Hong Kong Festivals 2016
Hong Kong Festivals 2017

   

 

 

Home > What's it like in HK > HongKong Weather > Summer

Summer Weather in Hong Kong

Hot, basically that's it.  Sometimes raining, but generally just hot hot hot and very very humid.  There is not a lot to say except bring light cloths with you, drink plenty of water and be prepared to be frozen -- no, not frozen outside, but every time you go into a restaurant, shop or mall the shock of the air-conditioning is liable to make you ill! 

No locals in Hong Kong like summer -- particularly July and August are just too too bad.

If you visit Hong Kong in summer and are coming from somewhere that has low humidity then you may have a real problem.  The heat seems even hotter than it is because you can't keep cool by normal perspiration as your body is used to.

See the pages about the months for details:

The seasons: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter

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