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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.) above ground level and 178 metres (583 ft.) above sea level, making it the highest natural point in the city-state.[1]

Bukit Timah Hill
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 hill" (Malay)
Geography
Bukit Timah Hill is located in Singapore
Bukit Timah Hill
Bukit Timah Hill
Singapore
Geology
Mountain type Hill

The weather at the peak of Bukit Timah Hill is cooler than the rest of Singapore. The average temperature range at Bukit Timah Hill is 22 - 34 °C (72 - 93 °F). Average temperatures in summer (April-July) range from around 24 - 31 °C, while temperatures in winter (December-February) range from 21 - 28 °C, cooler than the rest of Singapore, and pretty comfortable. Occasional cold spells in winter, such as the one in January 2018, caused the temperature of Bukit Timah Hill to drop to 19 °C.

The average annual daily mean temperature at the peak is 26.1°C (79.2°F). The coolest month is December, where the average monthly daily mean is 24.5°C (76.3°F). The warmest month is May, where the average monthly daily mean is 27.7°C (81.9°F).

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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.