Hong Kong Observatory predicts city centre temperature to reach 18°C tomorrow, Ta Kwu Ling expected to drop to 13°C


6th December 2023 – (Hong Kong) With temperatures hovering around 20 degrees Celsius in recent days, the Hong Kong Observatory has forecasted the arrival of the “Daxue” on 7th December. As one of the 24 solar terms, the “Daxue” typically occurs between 6th and 8th December, symbolising the influence of cold air affecting northern regions and bringing heavy snowfall.

The Observatory predicts that tomorrow’s temperature will range from 18 to 24 degrees Celsius, marking a noticeable drop of approximately 2 degrees compared to recent days. Relative humidity is expected to be between 40% and 70%.

According to the Hong Kong Observatory, tomorrow’s weather will be fine and dry, with a slightly cooler morning. In the urban areas, the minimum temperature is expected to be around 18 degrees Celsius, while the New Territories may experience a few degrees lower. Compared to this morning’s lowest temperature of 22 degrees Celsius, tomorrow morning will see a decrease of 4 degrees. A fresh to strong northeast monsoon is anticipated to affect southern China by the middle of next week.

In terms of weather conditions in Hong Kong, the temperature this morning from 6 to 10 a.m. was 22 degrees Celsius. From the early morning until noon, the highest temperature in the city was recorded in Happy Valley at 23.4 degrees Celsius, followed by Kai Tak Runway at 23 degrees Celsius. At the same time, the lowest temperature in the city was 15.2 degrees Celsius in PakTam Chung, followed by 17 degrees Celsius in Ta Kwu Ling.

In the afternoon, the weather is generally cloudy, with lower visibility in some areas and occasional light rain. Tonight, it will gradually become clear and dry, with gentle northerly winds and occasional stronger offshore winds.

The temperature forecast for tomorrow in different districts shows that the lowest temperature will be 13 degrees Celsius in Tap Mun. The lowest temperatures in Sheung Shui, Lau Fau Shan, and Shek Kong will be 15 degrees Celsius, while in Kowloon and Hong Kong Island, the lowest temperatures will be 16 and 17 degrees Celsius, respectively.

Hong Kong Observatory