Singapore's climate

Singapore has a tropical climate so the island is warm and humid throughout the year.  The average temperature is around 31°C and does not usually fall below 23°C.  Sunbathing, swimming, sailing and other water sports will excite most people but if you’re not a big fan of the heat there are plenty of air-conditioned buildings to escape to.

Rain falls through out the year but it is more consistent during the monsoon season (November to January).  The showers are usually sudden and heavy – but also brief and refreshing.  For up to the minute Singapore weather information go to the World Weather website.

When to go to Singapore

Peak season for travel to Singapore is between December and June.  Room rates are at their highest from mid-December through to the Chinese Lunar New Year, which falls in January or February.  The months of July to August are the months that you’ll find you’ll get the best deals on hotels.

If you’re there during Chinese New Year you’ll get to see the fun street markets, festive decorations, curious traditions and the popular Chingay Parade.  Prices during this time will be inflated so be careful what you buy, and be aware that virtually everything closes on the first day of the holiday.  Some even choose to stay closed for the full 2 weeks but don’t worry your hotel will still be serving meals, and you can always trek down to Little India or Kampong Gelam for some tasty Indian or Malay dishes.

*The Small Print

We’ve tried to make this destination guide as accurate as possible but please double check the essentials like visas, health and safety, airport information etc with the relevant authorities before you travel.  STA Travel takes no responsibility for loss, injury or inconvenience caused as a result of this guide.  All prices listed are in the currency of the destination, unless otherwise stated.

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