Wong Chuk Hang

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Wong Chuk Hang
Wong Chuk Hang.JPG
A view of residential Wong Chuk Hang from the Ocean Park cable car system
Chinese 黃竹坑
Cantonese Yale Wòhngjūkhāang
Literal meaning "Yellow Bamboo Pit"
An area of Wong Chuk Hang's industrial zone

Wong Chuk Hang (Cantonese pronunciation: [wɔ̏ːŋ tsók̚ háːŋ]) or Staunton Creek is an industrial and residential town to the east of Aberdeen and to the north of Nam Long Shan and to the west of Shouson Hill, on Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong.[1] Notably, the town contains the Hong Kong Police Training School and Ocean Park.

Simple history: An region call Chung Hom Wan, which is not far from Wong Chuk Hang, has unearthed Neolithic artifacts) (Reference: Hong Kong Archaeological Society website)

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Wong Chuk Hang (1990–2016)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 28.0
(82.4)
28.5
(83.3)
30.3
(86.5)
30.9
(87.6)
32.5
(90.5)
35.3
(95.5)
36.2
(97.2)
36.0
(96.8)
36.0
(96.8)
33.4
(92.1)
31.7
(89.1)
29.4
(84.9)
36.2
(97.2)
Average high °C (°F) 19.5
(67.1)
20.2
(68.4)
22.3
(72.1)
25.3
(77.5)
28.3
(82.9)
29.8
(85.6)
30.7
(87.3)
30.8
(87.4)
30.3
(86.5)
28.2
(82.8)
25.2
(77.4)
21.4
(70.5)
26.0
(78.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) 16.4
(61.5)
17.3
(63.1)
19.6
(67.3)
22.9
(73.2)
25.9
(78.6)
27.7
(81.9)
28.3
(82.9)
28.2
(82.8)
27.5
(81.5)
25.3
(77.5)
22.0
(71.6)
18.1
(64.6)
23.3
(73.9)
Average low °C (°F) 13.8
(56.8)
14.9
(58.8)
17.3
(63.1)
20.8
(69.4)
23.9
(75)
25.9
(78.6)
26.2
(79.2)
26.0
(78.8)
25.3
(77.5)
23.0
(73.4)
19.5
(67.1)
15.4
(59.7)
21.0
(69.8)
Record low °C (°F) 3.4
(38.1)
7.0
(44.6)
9.0
(48.2)
10.9
(51.6)
16.1
(61)
20.8
(69.4)
22.6
(72.7)
22.5
(72.5)
18.7
(65.7)
16.3
(61.3)
9.6
(49.3)
4.7
(40.5)
3.4
(38.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 33.7
(1.327)
25.5
(1.004)
75.8
(2.984)
162.9
(6.413)
300.5
(11.831)
472.9
(18.618)
359.3
(14.146)
396.3
(15.602)
327.9
(12.909)
85.9
(3.382)
41.4
(1.63)
29.6
(1.165)
2,311.7
(91.012)
Average rainy days (≥ 0.5 mm) 3.8 5.5 7.1 9.7 13.2 18.0 16.4 14.5 12.7 6.8 4.4 4.8 116.9
Average relative humidity (%) 71 76 79 83 84 85 83 83 78 71 70 67 77
Source: Hong Kong Observatory[2]

Transport [3][edit]

Buses connecting Wong Chuk Hang and the Central and Western District:

  • 70: from Central to Aberdeen via Aberdeen Tunnel
  • 71: from Central to Wong Chuk Hang via Pok Fu Lam
  • 75: from Central to Wong Chuk Hang via Aberdeen Tunnel
  • 90: from Central to Ap Lei Chau Estate (in Ap Lei Chau) via Aberdeen Tunnel
  • 97: from Central to Lei Tung Estate (in Ap Lei Chau) via Aberdeen Tunnel
  • 590: express service from Central to South Horizons (in Ap Lei Chau) via Aberdeen Tunnel
  • 590A: from Admiralty to South Horizons via Aberdeen Tunnel

Buses connecting Wong Chuk Hang and the Eastern District:

  • 41A: from North Point to Wah Fu Estate (in Wah Fu)
  • 72: from Causeway Bay to Wah Kwai Estate (in Wah Fu)
  • 76: from Causeway Bay to Shek Pai Wan Estate (in Aberdeen)
  • 77: from Shau Kei Wan to Tin Wan Estate (in Tin Wan)
  • 92: from Causeway Bay to Ap Lei Chau Estate
  • 96: from Causeway Bay to Lei Tung Estate
  • 99: from Shau Kei Wan to South Horizons
  • 592: from Causeway Bay to South Horizons

Buses connecting Wong Chuk Hang and nearby towns

  • 73: from Stanley to Cyberport
  • 78: from Wah Kwai Estate to Wong Chuk Hang
  • 95B: from South Horizons to Wong Chuk Hang

Buses connecting Wong Chuk Hang and Kowloon

  • 107: from Wah Kwai Estate to Kowloon Bay
  • 170: from Wah Fu Estate to Shatin
  • 171: from South Horizons to Lai Chi Kok
  • 671: from Ap Lei Chau to Diamond Hill
  • 973: From Stanley to Tsim Sha Tsui

There are also a few minibuses connecting Wong Chuk Hang and different parts of Hong Kong. Moreover, a station next to Ocean Park and an interchange station of the MTR South Island Line has been built in Wong Chuk Hang.

See also[edit]

References[edit]


Coordinates: 22°14′53″N 114°10′04″E / 22.24818°N 114.16765°E / 22.24818; 114.16765