|King's Park Elevation of station : 65m above mean sea level |
|Beas River Elevation of station : 11m above mean sea level |
The Hong Kong Heat Index was calculated from the measured Natural Wet Bulb Temperature (Tnw), Globe Temperature (Tg) and Dry Bulb Temperature (Ta). Its value is given by 0.80Tnw + 0.05Tg + 0.15Ta. Reference : K.L. Lee, Y.H. Chan , T.C. Lee, William B. Goggins & Emily Y.Y. Chan, The development of the Hong Kong Heat Index for enhancing the heat stress information service of the Hong Kong Observatory, International Journal of Biometeorology, DOI 10.1007/s00484-015-1094-7, November 2015.
Generally speaking, the public should take appropriate precautions when the index reaches around 30 or above to prevent from adverse health effects brought by hot weather.
|(iii)||The data displayed above is provisional. Only limited data validation has been carried out.|