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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

Other versions: Hindi हिन्दी, Bahasa Indonesia, Nepali नेपाल, Urdu اردو, Tagalog, Thai ภาษาไทย, Vietnamese Tiếng Việt, Punjabi ਪੰਜਾਬੀ

--- 2021
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

Other versions: Hindi हिन्दी, Bahasa Indonesia, Nepali नेपाल, Urdu اردو, Tagalog, Thai ภาษาไทย, Vietnamese Tiếng Việt, Punjabi ਪੰਜਾਬੀ

--- 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 हिन्दी, Bahasa Indonesia, Nepali नेपाल, Urdu اردو, Tagalog, Thai ภาษาไทย, Vietnamese Tiếng Việt, Punjabi ਪੰਜਾਬੀ

Tropical cyclone names in the western North Pacific and South China Sea 2022 (pdf version)

TC Names Pamphlet

--- 2018







2022
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

Other versions: Hindi हिन्दी, Bahasa Indonesia, Nepali नेपाल, Urdu اردو, Tagalog, Thai ภาษาไทย, Vietnamese Tiếng Việt, Punjabi ਪੰਜਾਬੀ

--- 2021
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 हिन्दी, Bahasa Indonesia, Nepali नेपाल, Urdu اردو, Tagalog, Thai ภาษาไทย, Vietnamese Tiếng Việt, Punjabi ਪੰਜਾਬੀ

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

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

HKO Calendar 2022  Hong Kong Observatory Calendar 2021  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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