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Bukit Timah Hill is a hill located within the planning area of Bukit Panjang in Singapore. The hill stands at an altitude of 163.63 metres (537 ft.), making it the highest natural point in the city-state.[1]

Bukit Timah Mountain
Bukit timah rock.jpg
The summit of Bukit Timah, the highest point in Singapore.
Highest point
Elevation 163.63 m (536.8 ft)
Prominence 163.63 m (536.8 ft)
Listing Country high point
Coordinates 1°21′16.85″N 103°46′34.95″E / 1.3546806°N 103.7763750°E / 1.3546806; 103.7763750Coordinates: 1°21′16.85″N 103°46′34.95″E / 1.3546806°N 103.7763750°E / 1.3546806; 103.7763750
Naming
Translation "Tin-bearing mountain" (Malay)
Geography
Bukit Timah Mountain is located in Singapore
Bukit Timah Mountain
Bukit Timah Mountain
Singapore
Geology
Mountain type Hill

The peak of Bukit Timah Hill is slightly cooler than the rest of Singapore. The coolest month is during January, where the temperature averages between 23 - 30 °C (73 - 86 °F).

Climate data for Bukit Timah Hill
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 30
(86)
31
(88)
31
(88)
32
(90)
31
(88)
31
(88)
31
(88)
31
(88)
31
(88)
31
(88)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30.8
(87.4)
Average low °C (°F) 23
(73)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24.2
(75.6)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 213
(8.39)
99.5
(3.917)
159.5
(6.28)
160.2
(6.307)
159.6
(6.283)
124.5
(4.902)
182
(7.17)
178
(7.01)
171.4
(6.748)
171.4
(6.748)
223.4
(8.795)
301.9
(11.886)
2,144.4
(84.436)
Average rainy days (≥ 0.1 mm) 10 6 9 11 10 9 11 10 10 11 13 15 125
Source: NOAA

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bukit Timah Nature Reserve – Host The Highest Mountain in The Singapore, SingaporeSights.com, accessed October 2009. Archived March 29, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.