Singapore Weather October Averages, Singapore
What's the Weather like in Singapore in October
The southwest monsoon season is officially over and the northeast monsoon season won't start for another month, making October a great time to visit Singapore. You'll see a little more rain than in September, with 191 mm falling this month compared to last month's 163 mm. Even if it rains during your stay, you'll find plenty to do to keep you occupied and entertained.
The island is well-known for its incredible dining options and it's also known for its shopping. The city-state also has an excellent public transportation system to keep you dry as you move from place to place.
As you're packing for your holiday away to this part of Asia, be sure to bring along an umbrella or poncho, and a good pair of shoes you don't mind getting wet. The island gets around 21 days of rain this month, so you're almost guaranteed to have at least a few rainy days during your stay. The chance of rain on any given day is 40% and the chance of a cloudy day is 80%
The average daily temperature in this part of southeast Asia sits at a warm 27°C (around 81°F), compared to November. which has an average tempereature of around 26°C (around 79°F).
During the heat of the day, the high goes up to 31°C (about 88°F). So, even if it does rain, it'll be a welcome chance to cool off from the hot temperatures. At night, the lows drop down to 24°C (about 75°F), welcoming visitors to enjoy meals and drinks outside as they watch the world go by.
Average Sunshine Hours
You can expect around 8 hours of sunshine each day in which to get outside and see the sights of the island. Even if you have to dodge some raindrops, it's worth a trip to the southern and eastern coasts, which sit on the Java Sea.
Average Sea Temperature
The average sea temperature this month is 29°C (around 84°F), plenty warm for swimming.
You can check the weather forecast here.
Singapore Hotels in October
PARKROYAL on Pickering
As unique on the inside as it looks from the outside, the PARKROYAL on Pickering offers guests amazing accommodations and amenities. The unusually-shaped buildings centre on two green courtyards and the pool sits high above the city, giving you panoramic views. The pool also has private pods for you to enjoy the warm October air and some quiet time alone. Rooms come with private bathrooms, one king or two twin beds, bathrobes and large flat-screen televisions.
Pan Pacific Orchard
Found on the famed Orchard Boulevard, Pan Pacific Orchard is a five-star hotel with high-end accommodations and amenities. All of the rooms come with either a queen, king or two twin beds, as well as free Wi-Fi, Nespresso coffee machines and mini-bars.
The mineral water swimming pool has sunbathing chairs and a snack and drink bar. Other amenities include the St. Gregory Spa and children's amenities like cribs, activities, toys, games and babysitting services.
One Farrer Hotel and Spa
With a contemporary art collection that rivals many museums, the One Farrer Hotel and Spa welcomes guests to enjoy luxury accommodations and amenities. Those amenities include a 24-hour restaurant, Olympic-sized swimming pool, two pool bars, and a gym and fitness centre.
Depending on your needs, you can choose from several different room configurations, including loft apartments, standard rooms, and sky villas with lots of extra space and special touches.
Things to do in Singapore in October
A manmade wonder, the Helix Bridge in Singapore connects the Marina Centre with Marina South in the Marina Bay area of the city. The bridge, a piece of artwork in itself, is the only double-helix pedestrian bridge in the world and provides a cool backdrop for vacation photos. It's also a convenient way to see and get around the Marina Bay district and all the shopping and dining options it offers.
For an interesting look at Peranakan culture, visit The Intan during your trip to Singapore in October. The museum, which once was a personal home, houses an extensive collection of artefacts, furniture, pottery, artwork and housewares that explore the Peranakan people and history. Throughout the year, the museum hosts special events like workshops, award ceremonies, seminars and special art open houses.
Home of Singapore's most well-known duo of statues, Merlion Park is where you'll find both Merlion statues. The statues, one that's 8.6 metres high and a smaller one that's two metres high, depict the body of a fish and the head of a lion.
The Merlion represents Singapore's start as a fishing village and its nickname, the Lion City. It's one of the most photographed sites in the city, with water shooting from the larger statue's mouth right into Marina Bay.