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Climate Change in Hong Kong

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At the Hong Kong Observatory Headquarters, temperature readings are available since 1885, except for a break during World War II from 1940 to 1946. Analysis of the annual mean temperature data showed that there was an average rise of 0.12°C per decade from 1885 to 2017. The rate of increase in average temperature became faster in the latter half of the 20th century, reaching 0.18°C per decade during 1988-2017.

Annual mean temperature recorded at the Hong Kong Observatory Headquarters (1885-2017). Data are not available from 1940 to 1946.

Annual mean temperature recorded at the Hong Kong Observatory Headquarters (1885-2017). Data are not available from 1940 to 1946.

 

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