Hong Kong Observatory

The Hong Kong Observatory is a weather forecast agency of the government of Hong Kong. The Observatory forecasts the weather and issues warnings on weather-related hazards. It also monitors and makes assessments on radiation levels in Hong Kong and provides other meteorological and geophysical services to meet the needs of the public and the shipping, aviation, industrial and engineering sectors.

Hong Kong Observatory
Agency overview
Formed2 March 1883; 138 years ago (1883-03-02)[1]
Headquarters134A Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Employees315 (March 2018)[2]
Annual budget381.4m HKD (2019–20)[2]
Agency executive
  • Dr. Cheng Cho-ming, Director of the Hong Kong Observatory
Parent agencyCommerce and Economic Development Bureau
Hong Kong Observatory
The 1883 building
The Hong Kong Observatory Centenary Building