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Annual maximum daily rainfall projection data for Hong Kong

Annual maximum daily rainfall projection data for Hong Kong

Projected change in annual maximum daily rainfall of Hong Kong relative to the average of 1995-2014 under different greenhouse gas emissions scenarios. Average annual maximum daily rainfall at the Hong Kong Observatory during 1995-2014 is 203mm. It should be noted that rainfall exhibits significant regional variation.

Very high
2041-2060 7.7% 11.1% 9.5% 10.6%
2081-2100 9.4% 16.0% 21.1% 28.1%

Data source: IPCC AR6

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Data source:

Gutiérrez, J.M., R.G. Jones, G.T. Narisma, L.M. Alves, M. Amjad, I.V. Gorodetskaya, M. Grose, N.A.B. Klutse, S. Krakovska, J. Li, D. Martínez-Castro, L.O. Mearns, S.H. Mernild, T. Ngo-Duc, B. van den Hurk, and J.-H. Yoon, 2021: Atlas. In Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Masson-Delmotte, V., P. Zhai, A. Pirani, S.L. Connors, C. Péan, S. Berger, N. Caud, Y. Chen, L.Goldfarb, M.I. Gomis, M. Huang, K. Leitzell, E. Lonnoy, J.B.R. Matthews, T.K.Maycock, T. Waterfield, O. Yelekçi, R. Yu, and B. Zhou (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press. In Press.
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