No rain, low winds and high humidity making Singaporeans all hot and sweaty

The highest daily average relative humidity for the four days from Aug 10 to Aug 13 ranged between 83 per cent and 86 per cent, slightly higher than the long-term August average of 82.2 per cent. PHOTO: ST FILE
A Meteorological Service Singapore spokesman said that the highest daily average relative humidity for the four days from Friday to Monday ranged between 83 per cent and 86 per cent, slightly higher than the long-term August average of 82.2 per cent. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
The warm temperatures, however, do not meet the definition of a heatwave, which occurs when the daily maximum temperature is at least 35 deg C on three consecutive days, and the daily mean temperature throughout the period is at least 29 deg C.
PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - If you feel that Singapore's weather has been scorching in recent days, you are not wrong.

"There has been no rain over Singapore in the last five days and this has led to warmer temperatures due to strong solar heating," a Meteorological Service Singapore (MSS) spokesman said on Tuesday (Aug 14).

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