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Hong Kong’s climate is subtropical with distinct seasons. It is autumn when you visit Hong Kong in October. The average temperature is 23°C – 28°C and the relative humidity is at 75%. For the most updated information, please visit the website of the Hong Kong Observatory.
You may dial 1878-200 and press ‘1’ for Cantonese, ‘2’ for Putonghua and '3' for English to check the latest situation.
For more information on Hong Kong, we recommend you to visit the website of the Hong Kong Tourism Board.
In emergency situations, you can contact the local police, ambulance service, fire extinguishing service and other emergency services by dialing 999.
If you lose your passport, make a 'lost report' at the nearest police station (dial Police Hotline 2527 7177 for locations). Then contact your consulate to have your passport replaced.
Lost or Stolen Wallet
If your wallet or valuables are lost or stolen, please notify your hotel immediately and report to the police. Keep a separate record of your credit card number(s) and report the loss to your card issuer(s) as quickly as possible. Most issuers have toll-free numbers and 24-hour service to deal with such emergencies.
The vast majority of shops are opening every day throughout the year while some only close during the Chinese New Year holiday. Generally, opening hours are 10am - 7pm. However, many stores in busy retail areas like Causeway Bay and Tsim Sha Tsui stay open until 9:30pm or even later, particularly on weekends. Shops in Central close as early as 7pm.
Most restaurants stay open until 11pm or later, while some bars and clubs in trendy nightlife areas like Lan Kwai Fong, Wan Chai and Tsim Sha Tsui keep going through the night.
The local time in Hong Kong is GMT + 8.