Hong Kong records its coldest May day since 1917

The temperature at the Hong Kong Observatory (HKO) dropped to 16.4 °C (61.5 °F) on May 2, 2022, marking the region’s coldest May day since 1917.

Although it’s cool and rainy today, the temperature is expected to gradually increase over the next few days, HKO said.

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hong kong temperature forecast may 3 - 16, 2022

The temperature in Macau dropped to 14.9 °C (58.8 °F), also making its coldest May day since 1917, climatologist Maximiliano Herrera reported.

Meanwhile, Guangzhou in China’s Guangdong registered 13.7 °C (56.6 °F) today, marking its coldest May day in history.

Cold temperatures are now moving further south into Vietnam, Laos and Thailand.

Featured image credit: TropicalTidbits, GFS

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