Hong Kong (HKO)

China

GRUAN status

Candidate site
(data flow in preparation)

Site Name

GRUAN (code, name)
HKO HongKong
-short
Hong Kong
-long, international
Hong Kong
-long, national
WMO (code, name)
45004, KOWLOON

Location

Country
China
First order district
Hong Kong
Latitude
22.31°
Longitude
114.17°
Altitude
65 m

Site maps

Position and region map

Position map

Local map

Institution / Operator

Name
Hong Kong Observatory
-long, international
Hong Kong Observatory
-long, national
香港天文台
Website
www.hko.gov.hk
Description
Government department

Site Contact

Name
Olivia Shuk-ming Lee
Affiliation
Hong Kong Observatory
Address
Hong Kong Observatory
134A Nathan Road
Kowloon
Hong Kong
China
E-Mail
olee@hko.gov.hk
Phone
+852 2926 8421

Site Description

Foundation
1951
General type
urban
Topography
Small hill
Land use (within 10 km)
30% open water, 30% settlement/build-up area, 40% country side
Climate
warm temperate climate with hot summer and dry winter
Website
www.weather.gov.hk/en/

Relevant Documents

ICM-12 (2020)

New site introduction for Hong Kong - Olivia Shuk-ming Lee