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Singapore Weather in March

What you can expect from the Singapore weather in March, including temperature, humidity and rainfall.

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Weather in Singapore in March

The Northeast Monsoon season ends in early March. Temperatures and humidity slightly begin to rise following February and the rain slowly begins to return also, although remains fairly low by Singapore standards with rain expected only 12 days out of 31. 

In terms of temperature and humidity, it is a pretty average month compared to the Singapore norm.  Average temperature is still 27.8°C (82°F) and humidity remains high at 81.7%.

Singapore’s average day time maximum temperature in March is 32.2°C (90°F), with an average minimum temperature of 24.9°C (77°F) and a 24-hour average of 27.8°C (82°F).

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How much does it rain in Singapore in March?

It rains on average 12 out of 31 days in March in Singapore. After February, this makes March the month with the least number of rain days. 

Average total rainfall for the month is 151.7mm (compared to 331.9 in December), making it the second driest month of the year. 

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Singapore Humidity in March 

Relative humidity in March ranges from a minimum average of 61.4% and a maximum average of 94.5% and a 24-hour daily average of 81.7%. This makes it pretty average 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). 

What should I pack for Singapore in March?

Being a tropical destination and as you will see from the above statistics, Singapore is generally hot and humid in March. 

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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What else should I know about visiting Singapore in March?

In 2023 and 2024, Ramadan will take place in March and April. This is the most sacred month of the Islamic calendar and many Muslims will fast from dawn to dusk.

You will find street light-ups around the Geylang Serai area and also Ramadan bazaars. These are found along Sims Avenue and Changi Road, between Paya Lebar and Eunos MRT stations.

Many halal restaurants will hold Ramadan specials for breaking the fast in the evenings. Some families head to the restaurants near the Sultan Mosque, making for a convivial atmosphere here in the evenings. 

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