According to HKO, November 2006 was unseasonably warm, with an all-time high monthly mean temperature of 23.3C.
And rainfall? That was above normal too: 184% above normal. Most of that fell on one day -- 21 November -- with more than 100 millimetres of rain in some parts.
What else? Minimum temperature only fell below 20C for the first time on 28 November (18.7C).
T-shirt and shorts for some die hards, even as the rest have already switched to coats, knee-high leather boots, hats and scarves.