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    Climate question

    I'm am planning a visit with my Swedish husband to Hong Kong next Spring. Since I haven't been back for eight years--and I've heard that a lot has changed climate-wise, I would like to know how the weather is like in March. Is it mostly foggy and rainy? And what is the temperature range? I checked out the average temperature range on the HK Observatory website, but the statistics go only as far as 1990. As March in Sweden is mostly still sub-zero temperatures, I'm looking forward to having a break from the long winter. What about February? Is it usually sunnier? What is the temperature like?


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    Look at last years temperature. Despite Gore's rantings about global warming, not much has changed since 2004.


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    Hi Rani,
    Where can I look? Can you give me a site where I can find out more?
    Global warming is definitely not felt here where I live :-)


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    BBC weather site is a good starting place for World weather. Hong Kong:

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/world/c...ml?tt=TT002190


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    try this...www.hko.gov.hk


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    Feb/March are quite warm - low 20's but I believe that it is one of the most polluted times in HK


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    Quote Originally Posted by Sazzy
    Feb/March are quite warm - low 20's but I believe that it is one of the most polluted times in HK
    Where were you last winter! It was bitter cold on some days of Feb/March, especially February! The mean temperature was 16.5 and 17.4 celcius, respectively. Anyways, check this site out.
    http://www.hko.gov.hk/wxinfo/pastwx/mws.htm

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    Thanks for the information everybody. Kirlex, your link is especially useful. Well, the temperatures for February sound warm to me, considering it is often down to -10 in February where I live now :-) Is March the foggiest/smoggiest month? Some say the summer months up to September are very bad in terms of smog. I know I am going to miss the relatively dry and sunny weather of autumn this year as I can't arrange a visit during this time. If you were me, which month would you choose to visit Hong Kong? Any suggestions?


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    HI

    I'm new to Hong Kong but most people say that Oct/Nov are the most lovely weather (sunny clear skies) not sure about early part of year.
    LA


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    I would say definitely October/Novermber is the most pleasant temp wise, but the smog can be very bad (tho nowadays there's never really a smog free season, just the odd day here and there depending on the wind direction). But since you are planning a spring visit, anytime from Feb to April is also very nice, warming up but not raining yet.