Hong Kong Weather in February

Hong Kong weather infographic 2Weather: February is overall a mild and dry month. Temperatures dipping below 10 °C (50 °F) are considered very cold in Hong Kong. Though there are light drizzles, rain is rarely heavy. The average low and high temperatures are 14 °C (57 °F) and 19 °C (66 °F). It’s a pleasant month for visiting Hong Kong for thepursuit of outdoor activities. Not surprisingly then, heading for the hills andhiking trails is to be recommended.

Clothing: Generally a shirt and sweater is enough, though you should bring a light coat for if it cools down in the evenings. Bring a light windproof/waterproof to keep warm on the hills.

kowloon parkThings to Do

Kowloon Park

Experience the Hong Kong Chinese New Year Holidays: Chinese New Year is usually in February. The traditional holiday runs for about two weeks, and could begin as early as January 21. It is the greatest and longestholiday festival in Hong Kong. It is generally a 3-day public holiday.

In the air above Kong Kong over Victoria Harbor, see the computerized production of the Chinese New Year fireworksproduction that is a part of the musical Symphony of Lights spectacle.

Hong Kong weather graphs 2See the Chinese New Year Parade on the streets of Tsim Sha Tsui, temple fairs, and displays of lanterns in parks.

Flower Markets

Visit Hong Kong flower market: One of the local Chinese holiday traditions is to go buy fresh or potted flowers on the eve of the new year to give as gifts and decorate with. For tourists, it is a chance to buy gifts, try the holiday food, buy tourist souvenirs, and experience a local custom firsthand.

Besides the year-round flower markets like that of Flower Market Road in Prince Edward, Kowloon, one of the most popular Chinese New Year Flower Markets is set up just for the occasion in Victoria Park, Causeway Bay.symphony of light It’s open throughout the day in the week before Chinese New Year and is best visited at night, to experience the amazing atmosphere and the crowds!

How to get to Victoria Park:From MTR Causeway Bay Station Exit E follow the crowds along Great George Street, or turn left at MTR Tin Hau Station Exit A2.

Spring Lantern Festival

The Lantern Festival marks the end of the Chinese newyear celebrations and the beginning of Spring. Lanterns are lit and hung from trees in public parks, beaches and throughout urban areas. Made from paper they depict mystical or auspicious creatures, including gold fish, pandas, lions, tigers and dragons as well those from the Chinese zodiac.

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