There were 33 ‘very hot days’ – when maximum temperatures reached at least 33 degrees – in 2018. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong Observatory announces 2018 was city’s third-hottest year in recorded history

  • An exceptionally warm spring pushed mean temperatures beyond usual levels
  • Observatory recorded 36 ‘very hot days’ – with temperatures of 33 degrees Celsius or warmer, the third-highest number on record
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There were 33 ‘very hot days’ – when maximum temperatures reached at least 33 degrees – in 2018. Photo: Sam Tsang
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