The southern parts of Singapore witnessed some drastic weather conditions in June 2021, according to the Meteorological Service Singapore (MSS) advisory on July 1.
The wettest place in Singapore that month was in Pasir Panjang.
On June 29, 2021, thundery showers fell over many parts of the island in the morning, afternoon, and again in the night.
This resulted in the highest daily total rainfall of 134.4mm recorded at Pasir Panjang that day, which registered as the highest daily total rainfall for June 2021.
June 2021 was a generally warm month, MSS said.
There were 17 days where the daily maximum temperature across the island was above 34°C.
The highest daily maximum temperature of 35.5°C was recorded at Marina Barrage on June 4, 2021.
There were several warm nights in the first half of the month where the minimum night-time temperatures ranged between 28°C and 29.2 °C, particularly over the southern parts of the island.
The lowest daily minimum temperature recorded in June 2021 was 22.1°C on June 13 and 29 arising from spells of thundery showers that fell throughout most parts of the day and night.
Rainfall above average though
In June 2021, rainfall was above average over most parts of Singapore.
The highest rainfall anomaly of 84 per cent above average was recorded at Lim Chu Kang.
The anomaly was lowest at Changi at 31 per cent below average.