When is the best time to go to Macao?

When is the best time to go to Macao? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Macao are January, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are May, June, July, August, September and October
  • The rainiest months are June, July and August
  • The best months for swimming are May, June, July, August, September and October

Annual weather in Macao

For full information about the climate and weather in Macao a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 61°F/67°F
February 65°F/70°F
March 68°F/74°F
April 74°F/77°F
May 81°F/85°F
June 85°F/88°F
July 85°F/88°F
August 85°F/88°F
September 83°F/88°F
October 77°F/83°F
November 72°F/77°F
December 63°F/68°F

Weather and climate in Macao

Macao enjoys a monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Macao is 79°F (ranging from 67°F in january to 88°F in august). Annual rainfall is 118.2in, with a minimum of 2.1in in december and a maximum of 21.1in in august.
  • In the month of january the climate is favorable. In average, on the morning it is 61°F and, in january, 4 days of rain are expected.
  • Between february and march the climate is passable, but still OK. The record temperature this month is 83°F and it rains about 4.1in each month.
  • In april the climate is beautiful. By early evening, the temperature averages 76°F and it rains in april about 8in.
  • Between may and august the climate is just OK. It is for example 88°F as maximum temperature in august and it rains about 21.1in each month.
  • In september the climate is not good. By early evening, the temperature averages 85°F and, in september, 15 days of rain are expected.
  • From october to december the climate is favorable. It is for example 68°F as maximum temperature in december and it rains in december about 2.1in.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Macao

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Macao: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Macao

Find out when Macao has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Macao

  • Very low season in Macao
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: March and June.
  • Low season in Macao
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, February, April, May and August.
  • High season in Macao
    The number of visitors to Macao is high in: July, September and November.
  • Peak season in Macao
    The largest number of tourists visiting Macao is during: October and December.

Figure: Visitor index for Macao month by month

Best time for low prices in Macao

Average prices of hotels in Macao month by month

Generally, October is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Macao. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, February is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price for flights to Macao

A return flight between London and Macao is generally cheaper if you go in march ($ 980 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 625 more for your airline ticket to Macao if you go in august.

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