Highest temperature of 34.7°C recorded in Tai Mei Tuk


24th June 2022 – (Hong Kong) An anticyclone aloft is bringing generally fine weather to southern China. A broad trough of low pressure is expected to bring showers to the northern part of the South China Sea and the vicinity of the Luzon Strait in the middle and latter parts of next week. Locally, temperatures over many places rose to about 33 degrees around noon.

The Observatory recorded a maximum temperature of 32.6 degrees Celsius today (24th). According to the latest district maximum temperature, there are 5 districts in Hong Kong that recorded a maximum temperature of more than 34 degrees Celsius. Among them, Tai Mei Tuk was hottest with a maximum temperature of 34.7 degrees Celsius, followed by Tai Lung, which recorded a maximum temperature of 34.5 degrees Celsius. The Wetland Park, Sheung Shui and Shek Kong also recorded a high temperature of 34.0 degrees Celsius.

The Observatory reminds the public that the extremely hot weather is now in effect. The public should be careful to prevent heat stroke and sunburn, add more water and avoid prolonged exposure to the sun.