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Hong Kong Observatory Calendar 2017
is on sale now!


photo by LEE Tsz Cheung


The Theme of the Calendar


The photos in the calendar echo the 2017 World Meteorological Day theme - "Understanding Clouds" and promote an appreciation and understanding of the fascinating and ever changing clouds in all their forms and shapes. This year, apart from collecting weather photos through the social media, the Observatory has also adopted winning entries from the first-ever "Sky of Silver Age" photo competition jointly organised by the Observatory and the Senior Citizen Home Safety Association. Each calendar photo provides a quick response (QR) code for readers to access relevant information on the respective weather phenomena.

2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the introduction of numbered typhoon signals in Hong Kong. To commemorate the event, specially designed centre spreads have been added to outline the evolution of tropical cyclone warning system in Hong Kong over the past century.



Information in the Calendar


The calendar also contains useful climatological and astronomical information, including monthly climatological data and special climatological events, the times for the rising and setting of the sun and the moon, dates of eclipses of the sun and the moon, and tidal information.




The calendar is now on sale at HK$40 a copy at:

Hong Kong Observatory Resource Centre

Rooms 2304-2309,
23/F, Miramar Tower,
132 Nathan Road,
Tsim Sha Tsui,
Hong Kong
(Tel.: 2926 8250)

Opening Hours
9:00 am -12:15 pm,  1:45 - 4:45 pm

Sat, Sun and public holidays

Kowloon Map Publications Centre, Lands Department

382 Nathan Road
Yau Ma Tei,
(Tel.: 2780 0981)

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
08:45 am - 05:30 pm

Sat, Sun and public holidays


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Last revision date: <04 Jan 2017>