Singapore weather in May (Singapore)
Planning a trip to Singapore in May? This guide provides all the details you need.
In May, Singapore typically experiences
very high temperatures
and heavy rainfall.
Anticipate daytime temperatures around 31°C (show in °F),
while night temperatures can drop to 26°C.
While these temperatures are typical, some days might be even hotter. Always be prepared for the unexpected spikes in warmth. Dressing in lightweight and breathable outfits will help you stay cool. Don't forget to stay hydrated and wear sun protection to handle the heat better.
Singapore in May falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 225 mm (show in inches) for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 14 days of the month will see rainfall.
The area enjoys a balanced 180 hours of sunlight. Ensuring it's neither too overcast nor too sunny.
If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, May may not be the ideal month to visit Singapore. February, August and September generally stand out with the best circumstances. While April, May, June, October, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.
For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Singapore climate page with graphs.
Singapore, monthly averages in May
Where to go in Singapore in MayFind out more about the weather in Singapore in May and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.
So, what should you wear in Singapore in May?It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case. With a water temperature of around 29°C this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.
What To Do
We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in May.
Interested in more climate information?
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