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The Warmest Lunar New Year's Day
(18 February 2007)

Under the influence of a maritime airstream, the weather in Hong Kong today (18 February 2007) was warm, humid and foggy.

The Observatory reported a maximum temperature of 25.3 degrees during the day, making it the warmest Lunar New Year's Day on record. Similarly, the minimum temperature of 21.3 degrees reported earlier this morning was also a record high.

Temperatures for the five warmest Lunar New Year's Day based on the records at the Observatory are listed below:


Ranking Daily maximum temperature on Lunar New Year's Day (degree Celsius) Year.month.day
1 25.3 2007.02.18
2 24.6 1982.01.25
3 23.8 1974.01.23
4 23.5 1968.01.30
5 23.4 1979.01.28

Ranking Daily minimum temperature on Lunar New Year's Day (degree Celsius) Year.month.day
1 21.3 2007.02.18
2 18.8 1979.01.28
3 18.7 1928.01.23
4 18.3 1978.02.07
5 18.1 1999.02.16

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Last revision date: <20 Dec 2012>