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(2022/01/11 17:00 HKT)

The preliminary version of the review report for tropical cyclone RAI, which affected Hong Kong on the day of winter solstice, is available on this page.

(2022/01/08 01:10 HKT)

The final version of the review report for tropical cyclone LIONROCK, which affected Hong Kong last October, is available on this page.

Warning(s) in Force [Details] [Def]

Earthquake Info

+M 6.1 - 74 km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea

UTC Time: Sun 2022/01/16 12:52:10
HK Time: Sun 2022/01/16 20:52:10

Location: 6.45S 154.82E; Magnitude: 6.1
5,455 km from HK
Depth: 408.08 km

+M 5.2 - 70 km ENE of Hualien City, Taiwan

UTC Time: Sun 2022/01/16 08:15:41
HK Time: Sun 2022/01/16 16:15:41

Location: 24.19N 122.26E; Magnitude: 5.2
852 km ENE of HK
Depth: 52.67 km

Weather Details around Hong Kong [Details] [HKO link]

Regional Weather of Hong Kong

Tropical Cyclone Information [Details] [HKO link]

Tropical Cyclone Track

Real-time Weather Photos [Details] [HKO link]

The following photo shows the real-time view of Victoria Harbour, as viewed from Central towards the east.

Real-time photo at Central

Astronomical / Tidal Information [Details] [HKO link]

Info for 17/01/2022 (Monday):
Astro. Info
Sunrise:07:0503:550.50 m
Sunset:18:0110:471.35 m
Moonrise:17:2213:121.26 m
Moonset:06:3020:392.33 m

Planetary phenomena in the coming week:
Jan 18, 07:48 HKT: Full Moon
Jan 23, 18:25 HKT: Mercury Inferior Conj.
(Source: NASA)

Weather at a Glance [Details] [HKO link]

Weather at a Glance Data as of 15:30 on 17/1/2022

18.0 C 83 % 1019.3 hPa
All measurements taken at Hong Kong Observatory
HKO Temp.:18.0 C
RH.: 83 %
Apparent Temp.:18.0 C
Dew Point:15.1 C
Temp. of today:18.4 / 17.1 C (Range 1.3 C)
Mean SLP.:1019.3 hPa
King's Park Wind:9 km/h (E)
UV:0.8 (Low)
Rain:0.0 mm (past 15 min)

Upper-Level Weather Information [Details]

Data as of 08:00 HKT on 17/1/2022 - Level of instability:

Delta P Values

At 2022/01/17 14 HKT: [Explanation] [Values for the past 10 days]

Delta p(972) = 6.2 (15-18 hours)
Delta p(S) = 8.6 (strong E wind at Waglan)

3-day Weather Forecast [Click for 9-day] [HKO link]

3-day Weather Forecast Data as of 11:30 HKT 17/Jan/2022

General Situation: The northeast monsoon will bring cool weather to Guangdong in the next couple of days. Under the influence of a strong easterly airstream, it will be windy over the coast of Guangdong on Thursday and Friday. A broad band of clouds is expected to bring rainy weather to the coast of southern China and the northern part of the South China Sea over the weekend.

18/1 (Tue)

Mainly cloudy. Sunny intervals during the day. Cool with one or two light rain patches in the morning.

Mainly cloudy. Sunny periods in the afternoon. Cool in the morning.

Mainly cloudy. Sunny periods during the day.
Wind NE force 4, occasionally force 5. NE force 4. E force 4 to 5, occasionally force 6 offshore and on high ground.
15 - 18 °C
16 - 20 °C
17 - 20 °C
75 - 90 %
65 - 85 %
70 - 90 %

Extended Temperature Outlook [HKO link]

Maximum temperature:

Maximum temperature

Minimum temperature:

Maximum temperature

Weather Conditions in South China Sea [Details] [HKO link]

Satellite / Radar Images [Details]

Radar: 256 km range

Radar: 128 km range

Radar: 64 km range

Satellite: IR imagery*

* The Satellite imagery above is taken by Himawari-8 operated by the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).

Aviation Weather Observation Report [HKO link]

HK International Airport METAR report Data as of 15:30 HKT on 17 Jan 22

Original code: METAR VHHH 170730Z 07004KT 030V100 8000 FEW018 SCT025 19/14 Q1019 NOSIG=

Wind Visibility WeatherCloud AmountCloud BaseTemperature Dew Point Pressure (QNH)
4 knots from 070 degrees (ENE), variability: 030-100 degrees
8 km
No significant weather
1 to 2 oktas
3 to 4 oktas
1800 feet
2500 feet
19 oC
14 oC
1019 hPa

Next Two Hours Change
No Significant Change

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