UTC+8 (13 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
Vegetation is lush and tropical. Seasons are nonexistent. In this "Land of Eternal Summer," the mean high temperature is 90ºF and varies little from month to month. Humidity is high (average 70%) and annual rainfall is about 96 inches. Wet and dry seasons are not distinct, but November through February is wetter and cooler than other months.
Singapore dollar (SGD)
Chinese (official), Malay (official and national), Tamil (official), English (official)
Chinese 76.7%, Malay 14%, Indian 7.9%, other 1.4%
National Day, 9 August (1965)
1 22 N, 103 48 E
Southeastern Asia, islands between Malaysia and Indonesia