Hong Kong will be hosting the Equestrian event in the month of August during the Beijing Olympics 2008. Hence, if you are planning to visit Hong Kong during this time, it will be advantageous to know about the weather conditions in Hong Kong during this time of the year. Individuals who will be in the island in the month of August can plan there wardrobe, on the basis of the climatic conditions that are enjoyed by Hong Kong at this time. Situated just south of the Tropic of Cancer, Hong Kong's climate is sub-tropical and is known to be unpredictable.
The summer months, during which the Beijing Olympics 2008 will be
hosted, are hot and humid, with occasional showers and
thunderstorms. The summer season lasts in Hong Kong the month of May
to mid-September. This however is also the time when tropical
cyclones are most likely, which sometime result in landslip and
flooding. Owing to rain showers, humidity levels usually rise in
Hong Kong during summers. The late summer months witness humidity
levels of about 86 percent. The temperature during this time ranges
between 26oC to 33oC. Short sleeves and
cotton clothes are best for the season. To prevent the intense
sunshine, it will also be advisable to use and umbrella or a hat.
Hong Kong also like most of the regions has typically four
climates. After the sunny days, autumn sets in from late September
to early December. There is tremendous drop in the humidity levels
and temperature. The temperatures during this time range from 18oC
to 28oC. The winter months in Hong Kong are cool and
dry. The temperature drops at about 10oC making it
absolutely essential to bring out the woolens. The months of spring
season lasting from March to Mid Amy are the most pleasant days in
Hong Kong. The weather becomes extremely pleasant with tolerable
humidity levels. This is also the season in which tourists from
other regions of china and beyond come for holidaying in the island.