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Weather and Clothing

Hong Kong Weather

hong Kong weather

Hong Kong has a subtropical climate. It is hot and humid in summer and cold and dry in winter. T-shirts, skirts or shorts are recommended in summer time while long sleeve shirts, sweater, jackets with jeans or long pants are more suitable for winter time.


Extreme weather will be occurred sometimes such as tropical cyclones, monsoon troughs and thunderstorms. Typhoons are usually occur from July to September. When the typhoon signal No.8 or above or black rainstorm warning signal is issued by the Hong Kong Observatory, classes are suspended. Students should stay indoors.


Bad weather arrangements for classes/activities and examinations of Lingnan University


Warnings and Signals

The Hong Kong Observatory will issue warnings or signals under adverse weather condition. The announcement will be broadcasted on TV, radio or internet.

Detailed information of the warnings or signals

Hong Kong Observatory

Warning signal table