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June 2018

Observatory's history webpage updated to 2017 (15 June 2018)
Come and join the Observatory as an Experimental Officer! (12 June 2018)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Time Zone (8 June 2018)
New names adopted for tropical cyclones in 2018 (5 June 2018)
The Weather of May 2018 - An extremely hot and sunny May (4 June 2018)
New Update Available on the "MyObservatory" (4 June 2018)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Flooding can occur even during amber rainstorms (Part 2) (1 June 2018)



May 2018

Satellite Imagery of Interest: Sea Surface Temperature (30 May 2018)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Flooding can occur even during amber rainstorms (Part 1) (25 May 2018)
Challenge for Global AI Talents — “Catch Rain If You Can!” (23 May 2018)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Aviators - tropical cyclone warning signals (18 May 2018)
Overview of Tropical Cyclones in April 2018 (14 May 2018)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Lightning Strikes - Weather Wonders (11 May 2018)
The latest issue of Friends of the Observatory Chinese newsletter has been published (8 May 2018)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Basement of secrets (4 May 2018)
The Weather of April 2018 - A warm April with rainfall deficit (3 May 2018)
Observatory’s Facebook Page landed on "MyObservatory" (2 May 2018)




April 2018

"Cool Met Stuff" : Lightning Strikes - Mastering the storm (27 April 2018)
HKO e-Bulletin on Educational Resources Issue No.54 (26 April 2018)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Why is it usually faster to fly from Hong Kong to Japan than the return trip? (20 April 2018)
Overview of Tropical Cyclones in March 2018 (16 April 2018)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Pineapple Express (13 April 2018)
"Cool Met Stuff" : The Legend of Aurora (6 April 2018)
The Weather of Mar 2018 - An unseasonably warm and sunny March (4 April 2018)




March 2018

"Cool Met Stuff" : Weather-ready, Climate-smart (30 March 2018)
Director of Hong Kong Observatory highlights Observatory's latest developments (23 March 2018)
"Cool Met Stuff" : What does "Huinan" in Putonghua imply? Why is it inefficient to use an air conditioner for dehumidifying purpose? (23 March 2018)
The Observatory enhances its map-based weather services (23 March 2018)
Hong Kong Observatory Open Day to be held this weekend (21 March 2018)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Dr Louie tells you the truth - Thunderstorms (16 March 2018)
Overview of Tropical Cyclones in February 2018 (14 March 2018)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Dr Louie tells you the truth - Descriptive terms of wind speeds (9 March 2018)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Great Circle (2 March 2018)
The Weather of Feb 2018 - A relatively cool February (2 March 2018)
The Observatory Enhances its Weather Information for Aviation Sports Service (1 March 2018)




February 2018

“Satellite Imagery of Interest”: Eruption of Mt. Sinabung (28 February 2018)
The 2nd "Sky of Silver Age" Weather Photo and Time-lapse Video Competition (26 February 2018)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Dr Louie tells you the truth - North South East West (23 February 2018)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Frontal Passage - Before and After (16 February 2018)
HKO e-Bulletin on Educational Resources Issue No.53 (15 February 2018)
HKO News Bulletin for the Aviation Community Issue No.38 (15 February 2018)
Severe Typhoon Khanun (1720) (14 February 2018)
Overview of Tropical Cyclones in January 2018 (12 February 2018)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Aviators - Sky Firefighters (9 February 2018)
The latest issue of Friends of the Observatory Chinese newsletter has been published (7 February 2018)
The Observatory Launched Trial Version of "MyObservatory" on Windows 10 Platform (7 February 2018)
"Tracking Winds and Clouds: A Century of Archived Stories of the Observatory" exhibition to open to the public tomorrow (5 February 2018)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Why are the temperatures over the New Territories a few degrees lower again? (2 February 2018)
The Weather of Jan 2018 - A cold January with mild interludes (2 February 2018)




January 2018

"Cool Met Stuff" : Super Blue Moon Total Eclipse (26 January 2018)
Entries for Cloud-sourcing: In Touch with Weather from Land, Sea and Air Photo and Video Collection Campaign to be displayed at HKIA (24 January 2018)
Overview of Tropical Cyclones in December 2017 (23 January 2018)
Hong Kong Observatory to hold training course on weather observation (22 January 2018)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Extended Outlook - Probability Forecast of Temperature (19 January 2018)
Total lunar eclipse in Hong Kong on January 31 (16 January 2018)
“Satellite Imagery of Interest”: Human Footprint (15 January 2018)
Tropical Depression (23 to 25 September 2017) (15 January 2018)
"Cool Met Stuff" : El Nino and La Nina (12 January 2018)
A warm 2017 with frequent tropical cyclone activity (8 January 2018)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Why do clocks run clockwise? (5 January 2018)
The Weather of December 2017 - A sunny and dry December (3 January 2018)
Overview of Tropical Cyclones in November 2017 (3 January 2018)


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