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Singapore Weather in July

Wondering what to expect from the Singapore weather in July? We take a deep dive here, looking at the temperature, humidity and average rainfall.

Marina Bay Sands from the Gardens.

Weather in Singapore in July

July falls in the middle of the Southwest Monsoon period in Singapore. 

This means that thunderstorms can be expected in the afternoons, plus occasional ‘Sumatra squalls’ (thunderstorms originating in Sumatra and traveling eastward across Singapore) can occur in the mornings.   

Average monthly temperatures are 28.2°C (82°F). Humidity is average for Singapore with a 80.9% average and rainfall is also average, with rain expected almost half of the days in the month.

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Singapore temperature in July

Singapore’s average day time maximum temperature in July is 31.4°C (88°F), with an average minimum temperature of 25.4°C (78°F) and a 24-hour average of 28.2°C (83°F).

Singapore skyline in Marina Bay during a night thunderstorm.

How much does it rain in Singapore in July?

It rains on average 14 out of 31 days during July in Singapore, meaning you can expect rain on almost half of the days in the month. 

Short duration thunderstorms in the afternoon are common and occasional morning thunderstorms too. Pack an umbrella and carry it with you as the rain can come on suddenly. You will probably want to find somewhere dry to sit it out when it does come. 

With average rainfall of 146.6mm it is a fairly average month when it comes to rain (compared to 105.1mm in January and 331.9mm in December).

Singapore Humidity in July

Relative humidity in July ranges from a minimum average of 64.1% and a maximum average of 93.3% and a 24-hour daily average of 80.9%. This makes it a fairly average month of the year for humidity in Singapore. 

Note that humidity is generally at its highest in the morning just before sunrise and at its lowest in the mid-afternoon (on days when there is no rain). 

You will notice the humidity rising in the lead up to a thunderstorm and it will drop again following the rain.

View looking up at skyscrapers in Singapore.

What should I pack for Singapore in July?

As you can see from the above statistics, Singapore is hot and humid in July and you should be prepared for thunderstorms in both the mornings and afternoons. 

We recommend packing lightweight cotton clothing and carrying an umbrella and water bottle with you at all times. Also don’t forget your sunscreen, insect repellent and swimwear for when you want to jump in the pool to cool off. 

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