Bukit Timah Hill

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Bukit Timah Hill
Bukit timah rock.jpg
The summit of Bukit Timah, the highest point in Singapore.
Highest point
Elevation178 m (584 ft)
Prominence163.63 m (536.8 ft)
ListingCountry highest point
Coordinates1°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 typeMountain

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][2]

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).

The average annual daily mean temperature at the peak is 26.8°C (80.2°F). The coolest month is December, where the average monthly daily mean is 25.7°C (78.3°F). The warmest month is May, where the average monthly daily mean is 27.7°C (81.9°F).

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References[edit]

  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
  2. ^ Lye Lin Heng (1991). "Wildlife Protection Laws in Singapore". Singapore Journal of Legal Studies: 288. Retrieved 2018-08-20 – via jstor.