The eastern part of Singapore falls under the rain shadow region and thus receives less rainfall than the western side.
The climate in the eastern side of Singapore is slightly dryer and hotter than the western part. The nation is blessed with monsoon seasons twice in a year. The Northeast Monsoon occurs from December to the early part of March. The Southeast Monsoon is received from June to September. The climate in Singapore remains hot and humid throughout the year. The rainfall is slightly higher during the winter season and ranges around 260 millimeters. The summer months receives less amount of rainfall than the winter.