Climate of Shanghai
Shanghai has a oceanic climate. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Shanghai is 39° degrees and there is about 269 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 174 days a year with an average humidity of 74% and an UV-index of 5.
Climate averages for the whole year
- Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 8°C and 31°C
- Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 3°C and 25°C
- Rain: it rains 161 days and there is a total of approximately 682 mm rainfall
- Snow: it snows an average of 4 days per year
- Sun hours: throughout the year there are 2673 sun hours
|Maximum temperature:||between 8°C and 31°C|
|Warmest month:||31°C in July|
|Coldest month:||8°C in January|
|Night temperature:||between 3°C and 25°C|
|Dry days:||200 days|
|Days with rain:||161 days|
|Days with snow:||4 days|
|Total rain sum:||682 mm|
|Hours of sunshine:||2673 hours|
This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Shanghai.
This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Shanghai.
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Climate table of Shanghai
In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Shanghai. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Shanghai might be like in a given month.
|Day temp. (°F)||47||50||57||66||76||80||88||88||81||73||63||51|
|Night temp. (°F)||38||39||44||52||62||70||77||78||71||63||54||42|
|Days with rain||10||12||14||11||12||17||19||19||17||9||12||9|
|Days with snow||2||2||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Sun hours per day||5||5||7||9||9||8||10||10||8||7||5||5|
|Wind force (Bft)||3||3||3||3||3||3||3||3||3||3||3||3|
Best time to visit Shanghai
The best time to visit Shanghai in China is from April and May and August through October. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. The highest average temperature in Shanghai is 88°F in July and the lowest is 47°F in January.
Climate of Shanghai by month
What is the average climate in a given month for Shanghai? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.
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