Local Information

Climate

The climate is fairly warm tropical climates. Annual average temperature is about 20ºC (68ºF) and ranges from 16ºC (50ºF) to 25ºC (77ºF). Humidity levels are high and average values vary between 73% and 90%. Annual rainfall is between May and September.

Autumn (October - December) is the most pleasant season. Days are sunny and warm and humidity levels are low. Winter (January - March) is cold but sunny. In April humidity increases and from May to September the climate becomes hot, humid and rainy with occasional tropical storms (typhoons).

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Currency

Macau’s official currency is “Pataca” (MOP$). 8 Patacas is roughly equivalent to 1 US dollar. 103 Patacas is roughly equivalent to HKD$ 103. 126 Patacas is roughly equivalent to 100 Renminbi.

Major credit cards such as VISA, MasterCard, American Express are accepted at many hotels, shops and restaurants.

Money Exchange

Foreign currency can be changed in many hotels, banks, and money exchanged dealers located in the centre of city.

There are a number of money exchanged dealers nearby Portas do Cerco. One of them is Casa De Câmbio Soi Cheong, Limitada, located in "Istmo De Ferreira Do Amaral, Jardim Do Mar Do Sul, No.82, 2R-Gf-F, Macau".

Electricity

Electricity in Macau is at 220V, 50Hz. The power plugs used in Macau are of the three-pin, square-shaped.

Safety and Security

In case of emergency, there are police stations and reporting centers in the territory, and you may call the emergency dial 999.

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