Tour guide for Singapore

Singapore: When to Go & Weather Guide

Singapore became independent from the British in 1965. It is a small island in Southeast Asia whose capital takes the same name. It is also one of the most popular travel destinations in the world for a lot of reasons. It is a prosperous, affluent city famous for its skyscrapers, bustling nightlife, tropical climate, and shopping experience and even though the country is hugely populated, there are plenty of green parks and reserves in this wonderful garden city.

Map Of Singapore:

When To Go Singapore:

The most popular time for a visit here is June through July and November through December, when Singapore and most Southeast Asian countries have school holidays.

High season:  June to July, November to December

Low season: January to May, August to October

Weather Information:

Singapore experiences tropical weather, with relatively consistent temperatures ranging from 80 to 90 degrees year-round. During this time rain is more common towards the end of the year.

December to early March:

Especially from the month of December to early January Consistent rainfall is recorded during this season

Temperature:

Avg. of 30° high to 24° low

Weather:

December is the wettest month in Singapore with rainfall ranging from 63mm to 766mm. However, you need not worry if you are planning your visit during this time.

Significance: 

During these months Significant events and festivals are Christmas, ZoukOut Music festival, Pongal, Marina Bay Singapore New Year’s countdown, Chinese New Year, Singapore Carnival, Fringe Festival etc.

Why you should visit now: 

The weather is very festive and joyful around this time because of Christmas, and New Year falling in December and January. During this time. One can experience the vibrant side of Singapore.

Know before you visit:

In Singapore, Monsoons prevail from December to March, December recording the highest rainfall. The weather is generally windy, cloudy with low sunshine, and humid. During these months there are chances of thunderstorms.

Tips:

 It is advisable to carry an umbrella always during these months, especially in the evenings.

Late March to May:

These are generally the hot days with sporadic thunderstorms. 

Temperature:

Avg. of 32° high to 25° low

Weather:

The weather is sunny with less rainfall and wind. However, during these months more thunderstorms occur. 

Significance:

Between March-April the prestigious Singapore Fashion Week is held, Dragon Boat Festival, Vesak Day, Singapore International Film Festival, etc.

Why you should visit now:

As the weather transitions out of Northeast Monsoons, the weather is sunnier and less cloudy during this time. One can enjoy easily the varied interesting festivals and events hosted during this time. To visit Singapore. this is considered the best time.

Know before you visit:

During these months, Not much rainfall but chances of thunderstorms.

Tips:

It is advisable to carry jackets and an umbrella as the weather is non-predictable.

June to September:

Sporadic showers and thunderstorms, are a common sight generally during noon.

Temperature:  

Avg. of 32° high to 25° low.

Weather:

From June The Southwest Monsoons begin and Singapore experiences less rainfall and thunderstorms. During this time It is generally pleasant with lots of sunshine.

Significance:

During these months Significant events and festivals are Hari Raya Aidilfitri, Singapore International Festival of Arts, National Day, The Hungry Ghost Festival, The Great Singapore Sale, Singapore Food Festival, Grand Prix Season, Lantern Festival, etc.

Why you should visit now:

Owing to the pleasant climate, during these months Singapore hosts a list of interesting and diverse festivals. Some of the most popular and delightful food festivals are hosted by the country at this time.

Know before you visit:

This is the best time to visit Singapore for travelers looking to indulge in culture, festivals, and events cause The weather is pleasant with less rainfall and wind.

Tips:

Wear appropriate attire as the weather is quite sunny and bright.

October to November:

During noon and early evenings, intense thunderstorms generally happen. At the beginning of the year, this time is usually rainier as compared to the intern-monsoon period.

Temperature:

Avg. of 32° high to 25° low

Weather:

This time the weather is relatively humid, less windy, and sporadic spells of thunderstorms.

Significance: 

During these months Significant events and festivals are Deepavali, Hari Raya Haji, Singapore River Festival, etc.

Why you should visit now:

In October and November, some of the most popular religious festivals fall. In these months one can get to witness the tradition and culture of Singapore.

Know before you visit:

The weather is pleasant with few spells of thunderstorms. 

Tips:

During these months wear appropriate attire as there are few spells of thunderstorms.

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