Bid farewell to wet and cool weather, say hello to a dry and warm February leading up to CNY

The first half of February 2021 is expected to be generally dry and warm with low-level winds blowing from the northwest or northeast. 

The Meteorological Service Singapore (MSS) added that prevailing Northeast Monsoon conditions are forecast to persist in the first half of February 2021.

Short-duration afternoon thundery passing showers are predicted on some days. 

Chinese New Year (CNY) 2021 falls on Friday, February 12, 2021, beginning a year of the Ox. Photo: Connected to India
Chinese New Year (CNY) 2021 falls on Friday, February 12, 2021, beginning a year of the Ox. Photo: Connected to India

For the most part of the week, fair and warm weather can be expected due to stable atmospheric conditions.

A strengthening of northeast winds over the South China Sea however, is forecast to bring windy conditions with showers over Singapore on a few days In the first week of the fortnight.

On a few days, the showers may extend into the evening. Overall, the rainfall for the first half of February 2021 is expected to be below normal over most parts of the island.

In contrast the first fortnight of January 2021 widespread continuous rain, heavy at times, fell over Singapore over the New Year weekend with the highest daily total rainfall of 210.6mm recorded at the Changi climate station during the 2-day event. 

January 2021 was exceptionally wet and cool especially in the first half of the month. Photo: Connected to India
January 2021 was exceptionally wet and cool especially in the first half of the month. Photo: Connected to India

It was exceptionally wet and cool in the first half of January 2021.

In the first fortnight of February 2021, the daily temperatures are forecast to range between 24°C and 33°C on most days. The maximum temperature could reach around 34°C on days with little or no rain.

More updates and daily weather forecasts are available at the MSS website, NEA website, on the MSS’ Weather@SG app, and/or on the myENV app. 

Author
CtoI News Desk
CtoI News Desk – CtoI

Singapore-headquartered online media company targeting Indian Diaspora across Singapore, US, UK and Dubai. Connected to India covers developments around Indians abroad, informing, engaging and entertaining its audiences.

Comments
Poll

What is your reaction to the Netflix reality show Indian Matchmaking?

  • Love it - Can't wait for Season 2
  • Hate it - Can't tolerate even one episode
  • It's like looking in the mirror- warts and all
  • I cringe but just can't stop watching
  • I am neutral, no strong feelings
Answer
Write your story

Contribute an Article

Learn more