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Best time to visit Macau, China

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The best time to visit Macau is April

If you’re looking to travel to Macau for your next trip but aren’t sure when to go and when to avoid, this article is all you’ll need. The best time to visit Macau is April due to the excellent all-round weather conditions, and it’s also not during the height of peak travel periods, so it’s not likely to be as busy.

In the summer months, temperatures tend to get to a maximum of around 32℃ (89℉). The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Macau is around 11℃ (52℉).

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Macau, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Macau in August. Head over there in December instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

If you want to learn everything you need to know about the best times to travel to Macau, the weather and stats by month and so much more, make sure you keep reading. Once you’re ready, we’ve included a bunch of our favourite online booking tools to help you find the best deals on flights, accommodation and anything else you’ll need for your trip. Happy reading!

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

December

Most daylight

July

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Macau seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Macau as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Macau is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Macau

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Macau for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Macau climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Macau for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Macau in January

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 26mm (1") over 13 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Macau in January, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Macau in February

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 35mm (1") over 16 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Macau in February, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Macau in March

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 48mm (2") over 20 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Macau in March, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Macau in April

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 92mm (4") over 20 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Macau in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Macau in May

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 162mm (6") over 23 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Macau in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Macau in June

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 210mm (8") over 25 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Macau in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Macau in July

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 204mm (8") over 26 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Macau in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Macau in August

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 226mm (9") over 26 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Macau in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Macau in September

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 162mm (6") over 22 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Macau in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Macau in October

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 87mm (3") over 15 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Macau in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Macau in November

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 38mm (1") over 12 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Macau in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Macau in December

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 24mm (1") over 11 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Macau in December, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Macau is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 31℃ (87℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Macau is generally around December. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in December first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Macau is generally around August, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of August too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Macau, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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