Singapore Weather Averages

Singapore's weather is shaped by two monsoon seasons. The Northeast Monsoons usually run from December to early March, and the Southwest Monsoons dominate from June to September.

While the monsoons have little effect on temperature, the wind blows harder during monsoon months. The Northeast Monsoons also bring heavy rain.

In the months between monsoons – April, May, October and November – thunderstorms pass over Singapore more often.

This page gives detailed information on the annual weather averages for Singapore.

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The numbers here are long-term historical averages based on climate data gathered at Singapore's Changi International Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

89 °F annual average high 31 °C
76 °F annual average low 25 °C

Singapore's average daily temperature fluctuates by only a couple of degrees over the course of a year. Overall, December and January are the coolest months. The highest daytime temperatures occur in April, while the warmest nights are during May and June.

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

86.3 in total precipitation 2192 mm
166 days of rainfall

December is usually the wettest month of the year in Singapore, while February is the driest.

Sunny Weather iconSun

46 % sunshine
2022 hours of sun

Sunlight in Singapore averages 12 hours and 7 minutes a day. That amounts to 4423 hours of daylight in a year.

The shortest days of the year in mid December have 12 hours and 3 minutes of daylight. The year's longest days in mid June last 12:12 from sunrise to sunset.

Humid Weather iconHumidity

80 % average humidity

The annual averages for relative humidity in Singapore range throughout the day from a maximum of 96 percent to a minimum of 64 percent.

Humidity levels are fairly steady in Singapore, year round. Overall, December is the city's most humid month.

Windy Weather iconWind

4.4 mph wind speed average 7.1 kph

February is usually the windiest month for Singapore, and the wind is calmest during November.

Stormy Weather iconStorms

167 days with thunder a year
186 days with lightning

Thunderstorms appear most frequently over Singapore during April, May and November. Thunder and lightning are least common during January and February.

Reference

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.

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