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General Publications

General Publications

This table lists the general publications published by the Hong Kong Observatory.
No. Title Author Year
47 Thematic Webpages for Outdoor Activities(pdf version)

outdoor

--- 2018
46 Under the same sky

Under the same sky

--- 2013
45 Changeable Clouds

Changeable Clouds

--- 2017
44 The formation & threats of Thunderstorms(pdf version)

ts form

--- 2012
43 Hong Kong in a Warming World

Hong Kong in a Warming World

--- 2016
42 Safety under the Sun - Protect yourself against UV Radiation (pdf version)

Safety under the sun - protect yourself against UV radiation

--- 2020
41 Director's collectanea

Director's collectanea

--- 2011
40 Director's blog

Director's blog

--- 2010
39 Community Weather Information Network (pdf version)

Community Weather Information Network

--- 2010
38 Windshear and Turbulence (pdf version)

Windshear and turbulence

--- 2010
37 Storm Surge (pdf version)

Storm Surge

--- 2009
36 Landslip Warning --- 2009
35 The Strong Monsoon Signal (pdf version)

The Strong Monsoon Signal

--- 2009
34 Thunderstorm warning (pdf version)

Thunderstorm Warning

--- 2009
33 Hong Kong's Tropical Cyclone Warning Signals (pdf version)

Hong Kong's Tropical Cyclone Warning Signals

Other versions: Hindi, Bahasa Indonesia, Nepali, Urdu, Tagalog, Thai

Tropical cyclone names in the western North Pacific and South China Sea 2019 (pdf version)

TC Names Pamphlet

--- 2018







2019
32 "World Weather Information Service" & "Severe Weather Information Centre" (pdf version)

--- 2008
31 Basic Meteorological Knowledge (in Chinese only)

Basic Meteorological Knowledge

W.H. Leung, F.Y. Hung & K.B. Lam 2007
30 Earthquake and Hong Kong (pdf version)

Earthquake and Hong Kong

--- 2007
29 Hong Kong weather services for shipping (16th edition) (pdf version)

shipping_cover.jpg (5969 bytes)

--- 2007
28 Tsunami - The Great Waves (in Chinese only) (pdf version)

Tsunami - The Great Waves

--- 2006
27 Dangers of the Sea (pdf version)

Dangers of the Sea

--- 2005
26 Educational Resources (pdf version)

Educational Resources

--- 2005
25 Cold and Very Hot Weather Warnings

Cold and Very Hot Weather

--- 2015
24 Weathering the Storm - Hong Kong Observatory and Social Development

Chapter 1, Chapter 2, Chapter 3, Chapter 4 (pdf version)

Weathering The Storm

Ho Pui-yin 2004
23 Fire Danger Warning

Fire Danger Warning

--- 2001
22 Hong Kong Observatory performance pledge

Hong Kong Observatory performance pledge

--- 2001
21 Special Announcement on Flooding in the Northern New Territories --- 1998
20 Rainstorm Warning System

Rainstorm warning system

Other versions: Hindi, Bahasa Indonesia, Nepali, Urdu, Tagalog, Thai

--- 1997
19 Weather information card for fishermen (in Chinese only) --- 1997
18 Newsletter for "Friends of the Observatory" (in Chinese only)

Newsletter for 'Friends of Observatory'

--- 1996 onwards
17 Weather on Wings (Newsletter for the Aviation Community)

Weather on wings

--- 1994 - 2005
16 Newsletter for Hong Kong Voluntary Observing Ships --- 1993 - 2005
15 Typhoon! (second revised edition) --- 1992
14 Tide tables for Hong Kong (yearly)

Tide tables for Hong Kong

--- 1987 onwards
13 Hong Kong Observatory Almanac

Hong Kong Observatory Almanac

--- 1984 onwards
12 From time ball to atomic clock A. Dyson 1983
11 A glossary of technical terms used in weather forecasts (in Chinese only) --- 1981
10 The life history of a tropical cyclone P.C. Chin 1977
9 Meteorology for scouts, second impression (with corrections) S.W. To 1976
8 Astronomical tables and star charts (yearly) --- 1971-1984
7 Hong Kong Observatory calendar

Hong Kong Observatory Calendar 2020 Hong Kong Observatory Calendar 2019 Hong Kong Observatory Calendar 2018

--- 1970-1979
1981-1983
1985-1996
1998 onwards
6 Astronomical tables (yearly) --- 1960-1970
5 Climatological charts of the Far East S.L. Chang 1959
4 A short glossary of the more commonly used meteorological terms L. Starbuck & H.C. Huang 1954
3 A brief general history of Royal Observatory L. Starbuck 1951
2 Upper temperatures and the properties of air mass over Hong Kong C.W. Jeffries, G.S.P. Heywood 1941
1 Director's annual departmental report --- 1884-1939
1946-1980


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