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Half-month Extremes of Air Temperature and Rainfall between 1884-1939 and 1947-2016 observed at the Hong Kong Observatory (Table 1)

Date Air Temperature
Maximum of
Mean
Minimum of
Mean
Maximum of
Mean Maximum
Minimum of
Mean Minimum
deg. C Year deg. C Year deg. C Year deg. C Year
Jan 01-15 19.8 1998 10.9 1900 22.1 1998 8.3 1900
Jan 16-31 18.7 1999 11.0 1993 21.4 1969 8.9 1993
Feb 01-15 20.2 2009 10.8 1968 23.4 2009 8.4 1968
Feb 16-29 20.8 2009 11.4 1885 24.0 2009 10.0 1947
Mar 01-15 22.2 1960 11.7 1936 26.0 1960 10.0 1936
Mar 16-31 22.0 2002 15.6 1905 25.1 1972 13.6 1895
Apr 01-15 24.5 1981 16.8 1925 26.9 1981 14.9 1925
Apr 16-30 26.8 1994 19.4 1953 29.7 1994 17.2 1953
May 01-15 27.7 2012 22.3 1896 31.8 1977 20.6 1896
May 16-31 29.0 1963 24.0 1917 33.4 1963 22.3 1957
Jun 01-15 29.7 2015 23.9 1926 32.3 2015 22.5 1926
Jun 16-30 30.2 2016 26.4 1891 33.6 2016 24.6 1891
Jul 01-15 30.1 2014 26.9 1886 33.2 1978 24.7 1893
Jul 16-31 30.2 1998 26.5 1893 33.3 2007 24.2 1893
Aug 01-15 29.7 1966 26.2 1918 32.8 1966 24.3 1890
Aug 16-31 29.9 2009 26.1 1887 33.4 1962 24.2 1887
Sep 01-15 29.6 1969 25.3 1903 33.1 1969 23.8 1903
Sep 16-30 28.9 2001 24.7 1935 32.0 2008 22.7 1892
Oct 01-15 27.7 1999 23.0 1898 30.5 1974 20.6 1898
Oct 16-31 26.8 2008 22.3 1919 29.6 2008 19.6 1931
Nov 01-15 25.1 2005 19.7 1895 27.6 1972 16.9 1895
Nov 16-30 23.4 2015 16.5 1976 25.7 1968 13.5 1956
Dec 01-15 22.8 1968 14.7 1952 25.7 1968 11.1 1952
Dec 16-31 20.0 1968 13.0 1975 22.2 1890 9.8 1975


Half-month Extremes of Air Temperature and Rainfall between 1884-1939 and 1947-2016 observed at the Hong Kong Observatory (Table 2)

Date Air Temperature Rainfall
Absolute
Maximum
Absolute
Minimum
Maximum
Total
Minimum
Total
deg. C Date deg. C Date mm Date mm Date *
Jan 01-15 26.8 13/01/1966 2.2 15/01/1893 130.1 2016 0.0 1986
Jan 16-31 26.9 29/01/1959 0.0 18/01/1893 213.9 1887 0.0 2014
Feb 01-15 27.8 13/02/1953 2.4 11/02/1957 167.2 1985 0.0 1913
Feb 16-29 28.3 25/02/2009 4.2 26/02/1974 194.3 1990 0.0 1911
Mar 01-15 29.7 10/03/1960 4.8 01/03/1986 194.9 1983 0.0 1899
Mar 16-31 30.1 31/03/1973 7.7 21/03/1896 240.4 1905 Trace 1980
Apr 01-15 31.0 14/04/1960 9.9 05/04/1969 477.6 1992 Trace 2011
Apr 16-30 33.4 27/04/1956 12.8 16/04/1934 371.7 1885 Trace 1987
May 01-15 33.9 14/05/1963 15.4 01/05/1917 527.6 1972 0.3 2009
May 16-31 35.5 31/05/1963 18.3 22/05/1960 1231.6 1889 3.5 1995
Jun 01-15 35.6 01/06/1963 19.2 02/06/1926 858.1 1959 9.3 1903
Jun 16-30 35.5 25/06/2016 20.5 17/06/1958 683.7 1892 4.5 1961
Jul 01-15 35.6 09/07/2016 22.3 03/07/1893 547.1 1997 16.2 2010
Jul 16-31 35.7 25/07/1968 21.7 30/07/1989 770.6 1994 3.7 1928
Aug 01-15 36.3 08/08/2015 21.6 03/08/1955 816.3 1995 6.4 1900
Aug 16-31 36.1 19/08/1900
18/08/1990
21.7 31/08/1952 757.2 2005 0.4 1933
Sep 01-15 35.2 05/09/1963 20.7 12/09/2006 484.3 2001 4.6 1902
Sep 16-30 34.9 27/09/2016 18.4 26/09/1935 593.4 1993 0.0 1966
Oct 01-15 34.3 12/10/1890 15.7 15/10/1927 476.0 1995 0.0 1979
Oct 16-31 33.2 16/10/1939 13.5 30/10/1978 695.4 1974 0.0 1979
Nov 01-15 30.6 07/11/1939
10/11/1953
11.1 14/11/1913
15/11/1913
152.0 1914 0.0 1997
Nov 16-30 31.8 19/11/1959 6.5 26/11/1922 184.6 1897 0.0 1992
Dec 01-15 28.7 01/12/1953 4.3 14/12/1975 203.4 1974 0.0 1989
Dec 16-31 26.9 28/12/1890 4.6 28/12/1991 174.3 1971 0.0 2003

 *  Only the latest occurrence is listed


Last revision date: <16 Jan 2017>