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Visiting Singapore in February – The definitive guide

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Travel to Singapore in February, and you'll find a city that prides itself on being an ideal destination almost any time of the year. February stands out for its pleasant weather and vibrant festivities. Singapore's commitment to smart tourism is apparent through its persistent stride towards sustainability, ensuring a greener experience for visitors. Notable landmarks such as Marina Bay Sands, Gardens by the Bay, and the iconic Merlion Park offer glimpses into the city's futuristic vision. Meanwhile, cultural enclaves like Little India and Chinatown offer colorful streetscapes, aromatic food scenes, and a fusion of traditions, making Singapore a true melting pot of cultures.

What makes Singapore in February Special?

Singapore in February - Merlion
  • Great Weather: Singapore has a pleasant tropical weather through the year with varying degrees of rain and heat. February is one of the best months as it sees little rainfall and low humidity making it ideal for outdoor activities. It is great for swimming at the Sentosa beach and for getting the perfect tan!
  • Chinese New Year : The city comes alive with festivities and celebrations during the Chinese New Year. Chinatown is lit up and everyone is in a festive mood. Right from the River Hongbao to the Chingay Parade, it is the best time to experience Singaporean culture and its assimilation of various cultures.
  • Fewer International Tourists: February is a low tourist season worldwide. However, the Chinese NY brings in a lot of Asian tourists, but that adds to the memorable authentic experiences of the city!

Singapore Weather in February

Singapore experiences the tail end of the rainy season in February. Day time temperatures range around 30°C and you will experience almost 12 hours of daylight. February in Singapore sees the least amount of rain, the lowest humidity, and maximum sunshine. Pack your swimsuit and enjoy the waters!

Singapore in February - weather

Visiting Singapore in February: Things to do


Singapore Zoo & Night Safari

Singapore in February - Singapore Zoo

Almost 315 animal species call the Singapore Zoo their home, while the Night Safari exhibit in the zoo is a haven for the nocturnal animals and a great way to sight them in their natural cycle. The Safari Zoo Run on 24th February is a fun way to get involved with zoo activities.

February Timings

  • Singapore Zoo: 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM (last entry 5:30)

80 Mandai Lake Rd, 729826
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Gardens by the Bay

Singapore in February - Gardens by the Bay

This futuristic park, a horticultural masterpiece, showcases impressive Supertrees and themed gardens. It's especially enchanting during the nightly light show, which illuminates the sky in a symphony of colors. In February you can enjoy cooler evening strolls through the Flower Dome and Cloud Forest, experiencing nature in a whole new light.

February Timings

  • Daily from 5:00 AM to 2:00 AM

18 Marina Gardens Dr, 018953
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Universal Studios

Singapore in February - Universal Studios

Seven themes, 28 Rides, shows and attractions, the fun never ceases at the Universal Studios in Singapore. Celebrate the Chinese New Year with an Auspicious Dragon Trail walk in the studios, and a meeting with Monster Lo Hei of Sesame Street and enjoy the tunes of the Rhythm Truck until 19th February.

February Timings

  • Daily 10 AM to 7 PM

8 Sentosa Gateway, 098269
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Marina Bay Sands Skypark

Singapore in February - Marina Bay Sands SkyPark

Enjoy the unparalleled views of Singapore City high up from the 57th level at the Marina Bay Sands Skypark. The clear and cloud-free days of February are perfect for a visit to the observatory deck and a swim at the infinity pool at the Skypark.

February Timings

  • Daily 11 AM to 9 PM

10 Bayfront Ave, 018956
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Singapore Flyer

Singapore in February - Singapore Flyer

Don't miss out on witnessing a spectacular birds-eye view of the Sparkling Singaporean skyline on Asia’s largest observational wheel. This is one experience you cannot afford to miss to cap off your Singapore trip in a fabulous manner.

February Timings

  • Daily 10 AM to 10 PM

Singapore Flyer, 30 Raffles Avenue
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AJ Hackett

Singapore in February - aj hackett

AJ Hackett is where the adventure enthusiasts head to, in Singapore. This is where you can bungy jump down 47m, swing wildly on the Giant Swing 40m up in the air in the company of a loved one, and walk along the Skybridge. With clear skies, you will not get rained out in February!


30 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa Island, 099011
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Singapore Cable Car

Singapore in February - cable car

Enjoy a romantic dinner with your partner high above the city ensconced in a private cable car! You can bring your kids along as well. Savour a four-course dinner while sighting Singapore’s landmarks, perfect for those special occasions such as birthdays and anniversaries!


1 Harbourfront Ave, tower 2 Keppel Bay Tower,
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Singapore in February: Events to Look Out For

Singapore in February events

China Town New Year Parade

10 Feb, 2024
Singapore is one of the best countries to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year given its huge Chinese population. The Year of The Dragon in 2024 is best brought in at China Town with the street light-Up and the countdown party; one that rivals the ball-drop at NY Times Square!

Singapore in February events - Chingay Parade

Chingay Parade

23 - 24 Feb, 2024
The Chingay Parade is hands down the best float parade in Asia and an ode to the multicultural identity of Singapore. The parade that weaves its way across the city has colorful floats, live entertainment and special performances by Chinese, Malay, Indian, and Eurasian artists who are uniquely Singaporean.

Singapore in February events - River Hongbao Celebration

River Hongbao Celebration

30 Jan to 6 Feb, 2024
River Hongbao Celebration is an annual event celebrating Chinese New Year. Spectacular firework displays, cultural performances, and traditional food stalls make this festival a lively and memorable way for visitors to immerse themselves in local festivities.

Singapore in February : 5-day Itinerary

Singapore in February : Essentials


LanguageEnglish, Malay, Chinese & Tamil


Time zoneGMT+8


Country Code+65


Socket Type G


CurrencySingapore dollar (SGD)

Singapore Weather in February

Singapore will experience occasional showers in February. The average temperature is 30°C while the daytime temperatures can reach 34°C and go down to 24°C at night. Despite the showers, humidity is generally low at 78% and receives on average about 107mm of rain through the month, although this has varied in the past few years.

Where to Stay While Visiting Singapore in February

Singapore has a higher cost of living than its South East Asian neighbours, but it’s a tourist friendly city and you will find all kinds of accommodation ranging from five-star hotels to backpacker hostel that will cater to your taste and comfort.

  • 4 & 5 star hotels: The Fullerton Bay Hotel, Four Seasons Hotel, The Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore, Resorts World Sentosa, Quincy Hotel, AMOY, Mandarin Oriental
  • Budget hotels: CUBE, Chic Capsule Otel, Aqueen Heritage Hotel Joo Chiat, Blanc Inn, Wink Capsule Hotel, Lloyd’s Inn Singapore
  • Hostels: Quarters Capsule Hostel, The Little Red Dot, Beary Best, Coral Hostel, Footprints Hostel, Betel Box Backpacker Hostel

What to Pack for Visiting Singapore in February

Singapore in February has pleasant tropical weather which means its best to bring those cotton t-shirts, skirts, and dresses. Always get sneakers or comfortable shoes as there is a lot of walking throughout the attractions in Singapore. Carry a high SPF sunscreen and a cap as the sun is out all through the day. Carry a mosquito repellent especially when visiting the zoo, gardens, and night safari. You can also carry a rain jacket if you are visiting in the first week of February.

Getting Around Singapore in February

Singapore Public Transport is rated among the top public transport systems in the world due to its accessibility, convenience, and cost. You can choose any of these options to get around the city:

  • Bus: Four service providers SBS Transit, SMRT Buses, Tower Transit Singapore, and Go-Ahead Singapore run over 300 routes, it is the cheapest mode of transport but takes time due to traffic.
  • MRT: The Metro is the most convenient, the MRT covers five lines and 119 stations, offering full connectivity. It saves time and is cheaper than hiring private taxis.
  • Singapore Cable Car: The cable car offers a unique way to get to Sentosa Island from the main city and combines both sightseeing and transport.

Must-Try Delicacies While Visiting Singapore in February

Singapore in february - Bak Kut Teh
Bak Kut Teh

The warm and wholesome spicy flavours of the Bak Kut Teh make a meal in itself. This soupy broth is made with pork ribs flavoured with spices like star anise and pepper. Roughly translating to Meat Bone Tea, this soup has been around since Singapore was just a trading outpost.
Where to order: Ya Hua Bak Kut Teh, 7 Keppel Road

Singapore in february - Kaya toast
Kaya Toast

The coconut flavoured ‘kaya’ is a delicious spread mixed with eggs and pandan, and lathered on white bread sandwiched with butter. Giving the ‘French toast’ competition, this dish is best had with soft-boiled eggs and soy sauce, and is an essential Singaporean breakfast dish.
Where to order: Killiney Kopitiam, 67 Killiney Road

Singapore in february - Fish Head Curry
Curry Fish Head

This one is not for the faint-hearted! A red snapper fish head is cooked completely in a rich stew with lots of meaty vegetables like okra and eggplants. While its origin remains a mystery, the Chinese version uses light flavouring while the Indian version is heavy with spices and seasoning.
Where to order: Bao Ma Curry Fish Head, Golden Mile Food Centre

Singapore in february
Hokkien Prawn Mee

The Prawn Mee is a seafood lover’s delight! This dish is often found in fast food stalls across Singapore and is a mix of fried egg noodles and rice noodles. Fresh prawns are mixed in with fried pork fat and fish cake to bring out the salty and tangy flavours.
Where to order: Eng Ho Fried Hokkien Prawn Mee, Teck Ghee Square Food Centre

Singapore in february -Chwee kueh
Chwee Kueh

Little cups of savory goodness! That’s how one could describe the Chwee Kueh. This Singaporean speciality is essentially steamed rice cups that are topped with preserved radish and chillies. Making the Chwee Kueh cups is a laborious task and therefore, is a rare and unique dish to sample.
Where to order: Ghim Moh Chwee Kueh, Ghim Moh Market and Food Centre

Tips for Visiting Singapore in February

  • Carry a water bottle everywhere as the humidity and all the walking will dehydrate you before you know it! Even in February where the temperature is quite moderate, it can get quite humid in the peak afternoons.
  • Singapore is renowned for its street food and February offers good weather to line up at these hawker stalls. You can find some of the best hawker stalls at Maxwell Food Centre, Lau Pa Sat, Tekka Centre, Tiong Bahru Market, Adam Road Food Centre, and the Bedok Marketplace.
  • The city is abuzz with festivities till Chinese New Year's Eve but after that, the first day itself will be a holiday and almost all of Chinatown and all businesses run by Chinese will be closed. You should plan your shopping and activities accordingly.
  • February is the driest month of the year, even then you may experience short heavy bursts of rain once in a while. If you don’t want to waste time and duck into a mall or stay at the hotel, carry a rain jacket or umbrella with you.

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Singapore in February