Singapore is one of the world’s most popular business and tourist destinations and the most crucial hub in South-East Asia. Singapore has achieved this extraordinary feat in the 60 short years since it got its independence from neighboring Malaysia.
The culture of Singapore is a mosaic of Malay, Indian, Chinese, and Eurasian influences. Thanks to its cosmopolitan nature, It is a melting pot of culture and history. It also provides an extravaganza of culinary delights.
June is when the Southwest Monsoon makes an appearance in Singapore. There will be short-lived showers, usually between early morning to midday. June usually has 160 mm of rainfall spread over three weeks.
A June visit to Singapore will delight your senses and threaten your wallet. The very popular Dragon Boat Festival kicks off with the sound of rhythmic drum beats. The grand Singapore Shopping Sale also commences in June.
Apart from these two highlights, there is much more Singapore has to offer.
June sees the start of the monsoon season. So it will be a lot cooler and more enjoyable to visit Singapore during June.
There are many things to do in Singapore, but some of the best include visiting the Gardens by the Bay, going on a night safari, and exploring Chinatown. The Gardens by the Bay are a must-see for any visitor to Singapore. These award-winning gardens feature two huge conservatories—the Flower Dome and the Cloud Forest—as well as a Supertree Grove.
It usually starts raining in Singapore during June as the monsoon season starts. The weather gets moderately cool and comfortable.
The average temperature in Singapore during June is somewhere between 31°C - 24°C (88°F - 75° F). Some amount of rain is experienced too.
Swimming in Singapore is popular all year round and a welcome way to beat the heat in sunny Singapore.
Singapore has a fair share of rainy days mixed with warm and sunny days in June.
Lightweight clothing that is breezy to keep the heat at bay and comfortable footwear come in handy in Singapore.
June is the beginning of the rainy season and has rainfall of up to 163 mm.
Singapore is an expensive city for any tourist, particularly if you are a backpacker.
Singapore is known for its safety, low crime rate, and law-abiding citizens.
Some popular attractions would be Punggol Waterway Park and Pulau Ubin, home to the last two Kampongs or traditional Singapore Villages. Clarke Quay comes alive with nightlife seekers who head here after a round of shopping from Orchard Road to relax and unwind.
Singapore sees the most popular sport of shopping in June when people put on their sneakers and make a dash for the stores during the Great Singapore Sale. Not to be outdone, the high-energy dragon boat race also happens in June.
The average temperature during June is 27ºC or 81ºF.
Chinatown and Changi Museum are must-visit for history buffs. Chinatown is great for shoppers of souvenirs and traditional Chinese products. Changi Museum is good for those interested in WW2 history.
The Skyline Luge at Sentosa and a visit to Admiralty Park are some of the exciting activities for kids in June.
The major festivals during June in Singapore are the Dragon Boat Festival and the Great Shopping Festival.