The city recorded a monthly mean temperature of 29.7 degrees Celsius (85 degrees Fahrenheit) last month, the hottest August on record, according to the Hong Kong Observatory.
Hong Kong: Hong Kong experienced its hottest summer on record this year, with the city seeing “record-breaking” temperatures, the government said Monday, the latest region to experience the impact of a warming planet.
Climate change has fuelled searing temperatures across the globe already this year, with India, Japan and Australia last week announcing recent temperature records toppled.
In the semi-autonomous Chinese region of Hong Kong, officials declared on Monday that “together with the exceptionally hot weather in June and July, Hong Kong experienced the hottest summer on record from June to August 2023”.
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