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 YaleWòhngjūkhāang
Literal meaning"Yellow Bamboo Pit"

Wong Chuk Hang (Cantonese pronunciation: [wɔ̏ːŋ tsók̚ háːŋ]) or Staunton Creek is an industrial and residential area in the Southern District of Hong Kong Island, in Hong Kong.

It is east of Aberdeen, north of Nam Long Shan, and west of Shouson Hill.[1]

History[edit]

A region called Chung Hom Wan, which is not far from Wong Chuk Hang, has unearthed Neolithic artifacts.[2]

Economy[edit]

The fashion company I.T has its head office on the 31st floor of Tower A of Southmark (南滙廣場) in Wong Chuk Hang.[3]

Features[edit]

Features of Wong Chuk Hang include:

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[4]

Transport [5][edit]

Eastern part of the Wong Chuk Hang's industrial zone
Rail

Wong Chuk Hang Station, a station of the MTR South Island Line.

Buses

There are also a few minibuses connecting Wong Chuk Hang and different parts of Hong Kong.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://maps.google.com/
  2. ^ Reference: Hong Kong Archaeological Society website
  3. ^ "I.T Limited Annual Report 16/17." Retrieved on 6 June 2018. p. 15 (PDF p. 11/114): "Registered Office Clarendon House 2 Church Street Hamilton HM11 Bermuda" and "Head Office and Principal Place of Business in Hong Kong 31/F., Tower A, Southmark 11 Yip Hing Street Wong Chuk Hang Hong Kong" - Chinese address, from p. 15 (PDF p. 11/115): "香港總辦事處及主要營業地點 香港黃竹坑業興街11號南滙廣場A座31樓"
  4. ^ "Monthly Means of Meteorological Elements for Wong Chuk Hang, 1990-2016". Hong Kong Observatory. Retrieved February 8, 2017.
  5. ^ http://www.nwfb.com.hk/

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