Monthly weather forecast and climate
Shanghai, China

The mother River Huangpu dividing the city into two in Shanghai, China
The mother River Huangpu dividing the city into two in Shanghai, China

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Shanghai, China, is a frosty winter month, with average temperature ranging between max 8.1°C (46.6°F) and min 2.1°C (35.8°F). The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 8.1°C (46.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 2.1°C (35.8°F). Weather in January »

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter, in Shanghai, is a cool month, with average temperature fluctuating between 10.1°C (50.2°F) and 3.7°C (38.7°F). In Shanghai, the average high-temperature in February is essentially the same as in January - a cool 10.1°C (50.2°F). Weather in February »

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring, in Shanghai, is a mild month, with average temperature fluctuating between 6.9°C (44.4°F) and 13.8°C (56.8°F). In Shanghai, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from a fresh 10.1°C (50.2°F) in February, to a moderate 13.8°C (56.8°F). Weather in March »

Weather in April

April in Shanghai, China, is an enjoyable spring month, with average temperature ranging between max 19.5°C (67.1°F) and min 11.9°C (53.4°F). In Shanghai, the average high-temperature increases, from a moderate 13.8°C (56.8°F) in March, to an enjoyable 19.5°C (67.1°F). Weather in April »

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring, in Shanghai, is a moderately hot month, with average temperature ranging between max 24.8°C (76.6°F) and min 17.3°C (63.1°F). In Shanghai, the average high-temperature increases, from an enjoyable 19.5°C (67.1°F) in April, to a moderately hot 24.8°C (76.6°F). Weather in May »

Weather in June

The first month of the summer, June, is still a warm month in Shanghai, China, with average temperature varying between 21.7°C (71.1°F) and 27.8°C (82°F). In June, the average high-temperature slightly increases, from a warm 24.8°C (76.6°F) in May, to a still moderately hot 27.8°C (82°F). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July is a hot summer month in Shanghai, China, with average temperature ranging between max 32.2°C (90°F) and min 25.8°C (78.4°F). With an average high-temperature of 32.2°C (90°F) and an average low-temperature of 25.8°C (78.4°F), July is the warmest month. In July, the average heat index is evaluated at a scorching 43.8°C (110.8°F). Weather in July »

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another tropical month in Shanghai, China, with average temperature varying between 31.5°C (88.7°F) and 25.8°C (78.4°F). In Shanghai, China, the average high-temperature in August is almost the same as in July - a still tropical 31.5°C (88.7°F). Weather in August »

Weather in September

September, the first month of the autumn, in Shanghai, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 22.4°C (72.3°F) and 27.9°C (82.2°F). In Shanghai, the average high-temperature in September marginally drops, from a hot 31.5°C (88.7°F) in August, to a moderately hot 27.9°C (82.2°F). Weather in September »

Weather in October

October, the same as September, in Shanghai, China, is another pleasant autumn month, with average temperature varying between 22.9°C (73.2°F) and 16.8°C (62.2°F). In Shanghai, the average high-temperature drops, from a warm 27.9°C (82.2°F) in September, to an agreeable 22.9°C (73.2°F). Weather in October »

Weather in November

November, the last month of the autumn, in Shanghai, is another comfortable month, with average temperature fluctuating between 17.3°C (63.1°F) and 10.6°C (51.1°F). In Shanghai, the average high-temperature in November drops, from a pleasant 22.9°C (73.2°F) in October, to a comfortable 17.3°C (63.1°F). Weather in November »

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a fresh month in Shanghai, China, with average temperature fluctuating between 4.7°C (40.5°F) and 11.1°C (52°F). In December, the average high-temperature drops, from a comfortable 17.3°C (63.1°F) in November, to a cool 11.1°C (52°F). Weather in December »
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Shanghai?

With an average high-temperature of 8.1°C (46.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 2.1°C (35.8°F), January is the coldest month.

How much does it rain in Shanghai?

In Shanghai, during the entire year, the rain falls for 120.8 days and collects up to 1166.1mm (45.91") of precipitation.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Shanghai?

The month with the least sunshine in Shanghai, China, is January, with an average of 3.7h of sunshine.

When is the sea coldest in Shanghai?

Months with the coldest seawater are February and March, with an average sea temperature of 8°C (46.4°F).

What is the most humid month in Shanghai?

The most humid month in Shanghai is June, with an average relative humidity of 79%.

When are the longest days in Shanghai?

June has the longest days of the year in Shanghai, China, with an average of 14.2h of daylight.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Shanghai?

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 11, are months with the highest UV index in Shanghai.

What is the warmest month in Shanghai?

With an average high-temperature of 32.2°C (90°F) and an average low-temperature of 25.8°C (78.4°F), July is the warmest month in Shanghai, China.

What month has the most sunshine in Shanghai?

The month with the most sunshine in Shanghai is July, with an average of 6.2h of sunshine.

What is the wettest month in Shanghai?

The month with the most rainfall in Shanghai, China, is August when the rain falls for 12.3 days and typically aggregates up to 213.7mm (8.41") of precipitation.

What month is the sea warmest in Shanghai?

The month with the warmest seawater in Shanghai, China, is August, with an average sea temperature of 27°C (80.6°F).

What is the least humid month in Shanghai?

The least humid month is December, with an average relative humidity of 71%.

What is the driest month in Shanghai?

December is the month with the least rainfall in Shanghai, China. Rain falls for 7.7 days and accumulates 43.9mm (1.73") of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Shanghai?

December has the shortest days of the year in Shanghai, China, with an average of 10.1h of daylight.

When is the lowest UV index in Shanghai?

With an average maximum UV index of 3, December is the month with the lowest UV index.

Average temperature
Shanghai, China

Average temperature - Shanghai, China

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (32.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (8.1°C).

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (25.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.1°C).

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Average rainfall
Shanghai, China

Average rainfall - Shanghai, China

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (213.7mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (43.9mm).

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Average rainfall days
Shanghai, China

Average rainfall days - Shanghai, China

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (12.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (6.9 days).

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Average sea temperature
Shanghai, China

Average sea temperature - Shanghai, China

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (27°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (8°C).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
Shanghai, China

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Shanghai, China

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 6.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.7h).

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