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(2020/05/29 14:15 HKT)

A penumbral lunar eclipse can be observed in Hong Kong between 2 and 5 am on June 6 (Saturday). The penumbral eclipse magnitude is around 0.57. For more on this eclipse, please refer to the HKO's press release and NASA's information page. The moon will only be dimmed but not disappear from view during a penumbral eclipse.

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

  • Hot weather might cause adverse health effects. The public should stay on the alert and drink more water. Please click here to check the precautions to be taken.

    Issued at 06:45 HKT 02/Jun/2020


+Rainfall distribution & RADAR image

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 02/06/2020 (Tuesday):
Astro. Info

Planetary phenomena in the coming week:
Jun 03, 11:36 HKT: Moon Perigee: 364400 km
Jun 04, 01:42 HKT: Venus Inferior Conj.
Jun 04, 20:59 HKT: Mercury Elongation: 23.6° E
Jun 06, 03:12 HKT: Full Moon
Jun 06, 03:25 HKT: Pen. Lunar Eclipse
Jun 07, 02:10 HKT: Moon Descending Node
Jun 08, 00:22 HKT: Moon South Dec.: 24.1° S
Jun 09, 01:19 HKT: Moon-Jupiter: 2.3° N
Jun 09, 10:19 HKT: Moon-Saturn: 2.8° N
(Source: NASA)

Weather at a Glance [Details] [HKO link]

Weather at a Glance Data as of 16:30 on 2/6/2020

30.1 C 76 % 1008.5 hPa
All measurements taken at Hong Kong Observatory
HKO Temp.:30.1 C
RH.: 76 %
Apparent Temp.:36.8 C (EXTREME CAUTION)
Dew Point:25.4 C
Temp. of today:30.5 / 27.4 C (Range 3.1 C)
Mean SLP.:1008.5 hPa
King's Park Wind:11 km/h (W)
UV:2 (Low)
Rain:0.0 mm (past 15 min)

Upper-Level Weather Information [Details]

Data as of 08:00 HKT on 2/6/2020 - Level of instability:

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

3-day Weather Forecast Data as of 16:30 HKT 02/Jun/2020

General Situation: Under the influence of an anticyclone aloft, the weather will be hot and generally fine over southeastern China in the next couple of days. Meanwhile, a southwesterly airstream will bring unsettled weather to western Guangdong. The southwesterly airstream is expected to strengthen towards the weekend and bring showers to southern China.

3/6 (Wed)

Sunny periods. A few showers and isolated thunderstorms in the morning.

Sunny periods. Very hot during the day. Isolated showers.

Sunny periods and one or two showers.
Wind S to SW force 3 to 4. SW force 3 to 4. SW force 4.
28 - 32 °C
29 - 33 °C
28 - 32 °C
75 - 95 %
75 - 95 %
75 - 95 %

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 16:30 HKT on 02 Jun 20

Original code: METAR VHHH 020830Z 29011KT 9999 SHRA FEW008 FEW012CB SCT025 28/23 Q1009 TEMPO 27020G30KT 3000 TSRA SHRA FEW010CB SCT015=

Wind Visibility WeatherCloud AmountCloud BaseTemperature Dew Point Pressure (QNH)
11 knots from 290 degrees (WNW)
10 km or above
Moderate showers of rain
1 to 2 oktas
1 to 2 oktas Cumulonimbus
3 to 4 oktas
800 feet
1200 feet
2500 feet
28 oC
23 oC
1009 hPa

Next Two Hours ChangeWindVisibilityWeatherCloud AmountCloud Base
Temporarily20 knots, gusting to 30 knots from 270 degrees (W)
3000 m
Thunderstorm with moderate rain, Moderate showers of rain
1 to 2 oktas Cumulonimbus
3 to 4 oktas
1000 feet
1500 feet

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