Singapore's climate is hot and humid year-round, so weather shouldn't be a consideration when booking a trip. The most popular time for visitors is June through July and November through December, when Singapore and most Southeast Asian countries have school holidays. The rest of the year is considerably quieter.
- high season: June to July, November to December
- low season: January to May, August to October
Singapore experiences tropical weather, with relatively consistent temperatures ranging from 80 to 90 degrees year-round. Rain is more common towards the end of the year.
The Christmas in the Tropics celebration attracts large crowds from neighboring countries during November through January. Other major festivals include Thaipusam in January, the Singapore Food Festival in June and July, the Great Singapore Sale from May through July, and the Singapore Arts Festival in May and June.
Most shops, hotels, and attractions remain open year-round. However, some shops close for two days during the Chinese New Year, which falls either in January or February, depending on the lunar calendar.
When to Save
Tourism slows down in August and September, making late summer and early fall the best time to find discounted hotel rates. Tour operators, travel agents, and airlines typically offer competitive prices during the low season.
Information provided by the Singapore Tourism Board.
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