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General Publications

 

No. Title Author Year
1 Director's annual departmental report --- 1884-1939 
1946-1980
2 Typhoon! (second revised edition) --- 1992
3 The life history of a tropical cyclone P.C. Chin 1977
4 Hong Kong's tropical cyclone warning signals (pdf version)

Hong Kong's tropical cyclone warning signals

Tropical cyclone names in the western North Pacific and South China Sea 2014 (pdf version)

Tropical cyclone names in the western North Pacific and South China Sea 2014

--- 2009
5 Hong Kong weather services for shipping (16th edition) (pdf version)

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--- 2007
6 Weather information card for fishermen (in Chinese only) --- 1997
7 Hong Kong Observatory calendar

Hong Kong Observatory calendar

--- 1970-1979 
1981-1983 
1985-1996 
1998 onwards
8 Astronomical tables (yearly) --- 1960-1970
9 Astronomical tables and star charts (yearly) --- 1971-1984
10 Hong Kong Observatory almanac

Hong Kong Observatory almanac

--- 1984 onwards
11 Upper temperatures and the properties of air mass over Hong Kong C.W. Jeffries, G.S.P. Heywood 1941
12 A brief general history of Royal Observatory L. Starbuck 1951
13 A short glossary of the more commonly used meteorological terms L. Starbuck & H.C. Huang 1954
14 Climatological charts of the Far East S.L. Chang 1959
15 Meteorology for scouts, second impression (with corrections) S.W. To 1976
16 A glossary of technical terms used in weather forecasts (in Chinese only) --- 1981
17 From time ball to atomic clock A. Dyson 1983
18 Tide tables for Hong Kong (yearly)

Tide tables for Hong Kong

--- 1987 onwards
19 Thunderstorm warning (pdf version)

Thunderstorm warning

--- 2009
20 The strong monsoon signal (pdf version)

The strong monsoon signal

--- 2009
21 Rainstorm warning system

Rainstorm warning system

--- 1997
22 Landslip warning --- 2009
23 Hong Kong Observatory performance pledge

Hong Kong Observatory performance pledge

--- 2001
24 Newsletter for Hong Kong Voluntary Observing Ships --- 1993 onwards
25 Weather on Wings (newsletter for the aviation community)

Weather on wings

--- 1994 onwards
26 Newsletter for << Friends of Observatory >> (in Chinese only)

Newsletter for << Friends of Observatory >>

--- 1996 onwards
27 Special announcement on flooding in the northern New Territories --- 1998
28 Cold and Very Hot Weather Warnings

Cold and Very Hot Weather Warnings

--- 2005
29 Safety under the Sun - Protect yourself against UV Radiation (pdf version) --- 2011
30 Windshear and Turbulence (pdf version)

Windshear and turbulence

--- 2010
31 Fire Danger Warning

Fire Danger Warning

--- 2001
32 "World Weather Information Service" & "Severe Weather Information Centre" (pdf version)

--- 2008
33

Weathering the Storm - Hong Kong Observatory and Social Development

Chapter 1, Chapter 2,Chapter3, Chapter4 (pdf version)

Weathering The Storm

Ho Pui-yin 2004
34 Educational Resources (pdf version)

Educational Resources

--- 2005
35 Dangers of the Sea (pdf version)

Dangers of the Sea

--- 2005
36 Tsunami - The Great Waves (in Chinese only) (pdf version)

Tsunami - The Great Waves

--- 2006
37 Earthquake and Hong Kong (pdf version)

Earthquake and Hong Kong

--- 2007
38 Basic Meteorological Knowledge (in Chinese only)

Basic Meteorological Knowledge

W.H. Leung, F.Y. Hung & K.B. Lam 2007
39 Climate Change in Hong Kong (pdf version)

Climate Change in Hong Kong

--- 2011
40 Storm Surge (pdf version)

Storm Surge

--- 2009
41 Community Weather Information Network (pdf version)

Community Weather Information Network

--- 2010
42 Thematic Webpages for Outdoor Activities (pdf version)

outdoor

--- 2013
43 The formation & threats of Thunderstorms (pdf version)

ts form

--- 2012


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