The previous record for hot nights was 41 in 2017, which surpassed 37 in 2015. Photo: Warton Li

Hong Kong’s record for hot nights in a year over 28 degrees already smashed by September with 45 – most since records began in 1884

  • September 13 hit 33 degrees, making it the hottest Mid-Autumn Festival ever recorded
  • Last month also had 26 per cent more sunshine and 60 per cent less rainfall – with experts pointing to climate change
Topic |   Hong Kong weather

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The previous record for hot nights was 41 in 2017, which surpassed 37 in 2015. Photo: Warton Li
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