Hong Kong Heat Index
Times Series of Hong Kong Heat Index
|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 at King’s Park 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.|