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Wind Speed Information at Lantau Island on 8 June 2006
(8 June 2006)

Under the influence of an active southwest monsoon, the weather today was cloudy and windy with a few showers.

Wind information recorded at Ngong Ping and Chek Lap Kok on 8 June 2006 (from midnight to 3:00 p.m.) is as follows:

 

Ngong Ping

Chek Lap Kok

 

Speed

(km/hr)

Time

Speed

(km/hr)

Time

Maximum gust

101

12:13

58

08:39

Maximum 60-mintue mean wind

72

12:55

41

14:01

From preliminary analysis for the period of 2002 - 2005, the annual average number of days with gust equal to or greater than 90 km/hr recorded at any time of the day at Ngong Ping was about 55 days.  Monthly averages of number of days and number of hours (gust reaching 90 km/hr or above during the hour) are listed below:

 

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Annual

Average number of days

2.3

3.0

5.0

6.3

6.0

7.5

9.3

5.8

5.5

1.3

2.0

1.5

55.3

Average number of hours

14

18

31

36

33

50

62

58

52

3

4

6

366

 

 

 


Last revision date: <20 Dec 2012>