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  • More school and organization joining the "Community Weather Information Network"

  • Wednesday, 22nd June 2016

The number of members of "Community Weather Information Network" (Co-WIN) continues to increase. Up to 21 June 2016, there are totally 154 members. The new members of Co-WIN are:

(a) Catholic Mission School (Central and Western District) (code 153)
(b) Wofoo Foundation Dr Joseph Lee Whole Person Development Education Centre (Tuen Mun District) (code 154)

The Co-WIN is a collaborative effort of the Hong Kong Observatory, and the Department of Applied Physics of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The aim is to gather weather information collected by weather stations in schools and organizations, and make it available on the internet for use by the public after carrying out appropriate data quality assurance.

Members of the public can access the network's website of "Community Weather Information Network" (http://weather.ap.polyu.edu.hk/index.php). (The website has also been linked to the Observatory's homepage at http://www.weather.gov.hk/contente.htm).

All schools and educational organizations are welcome to join the network. For enquiries, please contact:

Mr. CHIU Hung Yu
Senior Experimental Officer
Hong Kong Observatory
Telephone: (852) 2926 8346
Email: cowin@hko.gov.hk

Distribution of Members of Community Weather Information Network
(Note: This map shows the locations of members in Hong Kong.)