Singapore Climate & Weather


Singapore, known as the "Garden City", is located in Southeast Asia and is one of the richest countries in the world. Singapore is close to the equator and has a tropical rainforest climate, with a long summer. There is no winter in the whole year of the year. The temperature does not change much, the rainfall is sufficient, the air humidity is high, and the average temperature is between 23℃ and 34 ℃. Read on to know more about Singapore Climate & Weather.


Singapore Climate & Weather

Singapore is located in the tropics, controlled by the equatorial low-pressure belt for years, with a tropical rainforest climate in the equator. The annual temperature difference and the daily temperature difference are small. The average temperature is between 23°C and 34°C, the average annual rainfall is about 2,400 mm, and the humidity is between 65% and 90%.

In addition to high temperature, another notable feature of Singapore's weather is its high humidity, with an average daily humidity of 84%. This is largely due to the abundant rainfall in Singapore. Many people describe the weather in Singapore as "summer all the year round, but rain turns to autumn".

The weather in Singapore is hot and humid, with little changes throughout the year and no distinct four seasons. The climate can be simply divided into rainy season and dry season. From November to February each year is the rainy season in Singapore. It rains almost every day but the weather is cool. March to October is the dry season, and the whole island will be very hot.


Rainy Season in Singapore

The rainy season in Singapore is from November to February of the following year. The weather is unstable due to the humid northeast monsoon. There are usually thunderstorms in the afternoon, and the average low temperature hovers at 24℃ to 25℃.

The coldest month is January, affected by the northeast monsoon from China. People who are afraid of cold can prepare a long-sleeved T-shirt. The temperature at this time is slightly lower than that of the whole year. The average temperature of the whole island is about 23.9℃.

As long as you bring rain gear, it will have little effect on travel. Christmas at the end of the year is also a discount season for shopping in malls, and tourists can also experience the tropical Christmas atmosphere. The Lunar New Year is during the peak tourist season in Singapore, and hotel prices continue to rise. Some attractions will be closed during the Lunar New Year period, and tourists need to check the information about the attractions in advance.


Dry Season in Singapore

The dry season in Singapore starts from March to August, when the weather is sunny with a blue sky. During the period from April to May, under the influence of the northward movement of the low-pressure belt and the weakening of the high-pressure belt in the East Asian continent, the temperature will rise slightly, the rainfall will increase, and the humidity will be higher. The daily average relative humidity is 79% in the morning, 73% in the afternoon.

From April to May and from October to November is monsoon alternating months. Affected by the monsoon, the surface wind is weak and changeable, and the sun is very hot. There are often rain showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Among them, May to July is the hottest month in Singapore, and the highest temperature can reach 36℃.  

Tourists who like shopping can come to Singapore in June and July, which is the shopping discount season, and large shopping malls will greatly discount to attract tourists. April and July are Singapore's food festivals. There are food tasting events in Clarke Quay and Chinatown. Visitors who want to taste Southeast Asian food should not miss it.


Best Time to Visit Singapore

Singapore is suitable for tourism all year round, especially from June to September. The southwest monsoon prevails from June to September, and the weather is sunny and dry. In June and July, Singapore has beautiful scenery. It is a good season for tourism.


Dressing Code

The weather in Singapore is hot and humid, and it is in a similar climate environment throughout the year. You'd better try to choose comfortable and simple summer clothing. The rainy season is from November to February. Tourists traveling during this time must prepare for the rain gear such as umbrellas every day.

At the same time, the UV index in Singapore is quite high, no matter which month you travel, you should take sun protection measures. Every year from December to January is the coldest month in Singapore. If you are afraid of the cold, bring a long-sleeved T-shirt, thin sweater, shawl or thin coat to protect against cold.


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