Maximum temperatures in Singapore rising faster in cool months than in warm months

Dr Muhammad Eeqmal Hassim, Senior Research Scientist for the ‎Centre for Climate Research Singapore explains how climate change affects Singapore and what weather can be expected in 2018.

The cool respite people in Singapore enjoy at the end of the year is becoming increasingly short-lived, as global warming bares its teeth.

According to the weatherman, December and January's mean and highest daily maximum temperatures have gone up the fastest, compared with hotter months.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 23, 2018, with the headline 'Maximum temperatures rising faster in cool months than in warm months'. Print Edition | Subscribe