Singapore's Weather in May
May's weather at Singapore continues with the light wind and frequent thunderstorms characteristic of the months between monsoon seasons. Nighttime temperatures now are among the hottest of the year.
This page gives detailed information on the typical May weather for Singapore. You can jump directly to data and descriptions for:
The numbers here are long-term historical averages based on climate data gathered at Singapore's Changi International Airport.
|90 °F||May average high||32 °C|
|78 °F||May average low||25 °C|
Daytime temperatures at Singapore usually go no higher than 96 degrees Fahrenheit (35 degrees Celsius).
Nighttime temperatures only rarely get as low as 70 °F (21 °C).
|6.5 inches||total May precipitation||164 millimetres|
|13 days||of rain|
Singapore's total amount of rain for May has varied over the years from 15 inches (387 mm) to less than two inches (42 mm).
Usually the day's heaviest rainfall this time of year occurs around 1 pm.
|48 %||sunshine in May|
|180 hours||of sun|
Sunlight in May at Singapore lasts for 12 hours and 10 minutes a day on average. That amounts to 378 hours of daylight for the month.
|81 %||May average humidity|
The relative humidity in Singapore during May ranges throughout the day from an average maximum of 96 percent to an average minimum of 65 percent.
|3.4 mph||May wind speed average||5.4 kph|
May is less windy than most other months in Singapore.
|19 days||with thunder in May|
|22 days||with lightning|
This is a time of year when thunderstorms are most active over Singapore.
These weather data are long-term historical averages provided by Singapore's Meteorological Services Division. The temperature, precipitation, wind and thunderstorm numbers are based on measurements made from 1982 to 2008. The sun data are averages for the years 1961 to 1990, while the humidity statistics are averages for 1929 to 2011.