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Best Time to Visit Singapore: Weather, Seasons and Festivals in Singapore

Singapore is one of the leading destination vacations in the world. With its multi-ethnic culture and rich history, there is literally something that can be found for everyone to enjoy and take advantage of in Singapore. Perhaps best of all, is the fact that regardless of what time of year you decide to visit you will find yourself immersed in the beauty and wonder that is Singapore. Here, we will be delving into some of the top months that you may want to plan your perfect vacation to Singapore!

Weather in Singapore

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Temperatures in Singapore stay quite comfortable and consistent throughout the year with an average of about 26 to 27°C. While the weather may prove incredibly comfortable for the average traveler, there are a couple of things that you will want to consider when it comes to actually planning your trip.

December to Early March

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Climate

Average temperatures during the December to early March months usually range between 30° C high to 24° C low. This is also an incredibly rainy season as well, especially in December where the rainfall can be anywhere between 63mm to 766mm.

Things to Do

There are a number of great festivals and events throughout December and March that you may consider partaking in if your travel plans work out accordingly. Some of the top ones that you may want to check out are: Pongal, Christmas, Marina Bay Singapore New Year’s Countdown, the Singapore Carnival, the Chinese New Year and the Fringe Festival.

Things to Consider

It should be noted that due to the high rains of the season, it is also a prevalent time for the onset of monsoons in the region. There is also a great chance of thunderstorms, high winds and humidity and a lot of overcast skies prevail from December to March in Singapore, December recording the highest rainfall. You may want to consider packing an umbrella with you or purchasing one when you arrive.

Late March to May

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Climate

Temperatures range between an average of 32° C high to 25° C low. The late March to May months also can be super hot and humid and can bring in thunderstorms at any given time. It is also significantly more sunny than the previous months with a lot less rain and wind.

Things to Do

These months bring about a wide variety of great events that you may want to check out. Some of them are the infamous Singapore Fashion Week (March-April), Vesak Day, the Singapore International Film Festival, the Dragon Boat Festival and the Singapore Arts Festival.

Things to Consider

Though the weather is significantly less wet than the previous seasons, you should still be sure to pack an umbrella and a light jacket with you in case you end up caught in one of the likely thunderstorms that are all too often capable of flaring up at a moment’s notice.

June to September

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Climate

June through September also brings about some spontaneous rain and thunderstorms, more often at mid-day. On average, temperatures range on average anywhere between 32° C high to 25° C low. Monsoons coming from the southwest region also tend to come about during these months as well, so that is also something you may certainly want to keep in mind during your vacation planning. Overall, however, these months pack plenty of sunshine and beautiful weather.

Things to Do

Largely due to the beautiful weather, some of the most diverse and notable festivals and events take place during these months. Some of the top events and festivals that you may want to enjoy are: the Great Singapore Sale, Hari Raya Adilfitri, the Hungry Ghost Festival, the Singapore International Festival of Arts, the Singapore Night Festival, National Day, the Lantern Festival, the Singapore Food Festival and the Grand Prix Season

Things to Consider

There are certainly some of the top months to visit, though June can prove to be quite a busy time for tourists which may lead to a price spike in hotels and airfare as well. If you are planning on travelling during these months, you may want to hold off through June if you want to avoid the tourists.

October to November

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Climate

October and November bring about significantly more intense thunderstorms. This means that you can be sure to experience more rains as it is starting to lead into the monsoon season. Most of the rains take place during the afternoon and early evening which can certainly put a damper on some of your plans. The average temperature during this time reaches to about  32° C high to 25° C low with consistent humidity and not a lot of high winds.

Things to Do

Due to the rains that are so prevalent during these months the are not a ton of festivals and events that take place, but there are still quite a few that you may want to consider checking out, such as: the Hari Raya Haji, Deepavali and the Singapore River Festival. This is also a great time to really be able to witness some of the culture and traditional aspects of Singapore as a good majority of religious festivals are held during these months as well.

Things to Consider

You will certainly want to pack accordingly with raincoats, light jackets and an umbrella as you will more than likely be finding yourself experiencing some rather wet weather during these months. Though the weather is still beautiful and there is a ton to experience and enjoy, if you are wanting to escape the rainy season, you may want to plan your visit for some other months.

Travelling to Singapore is sure to be a wondrous and memorable adventure; particularly if you make sure that you plan your visit accordingly. Make sure that you check out the forecast before you head out and pack your bags right to make sure that you are ready for any weather event that may arise.

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