October 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 October

October, like September, is an agreeable autumn month in Shanghai, China, with temperature in the range of an average high of 22.9°C (73.2°F) and an average low of 16.8°C (62.2°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature decreases, from a warm 27.9°C (82.2°F) in September, to an agreeable 22.9°C (73.2°F). In Shanghai, China,, the average low-temperature is 16.8°C (62.2°F).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity in Shanghai is 72%.

Rainfall

In Shanghai, it is raining for 6.9 days, with typically 55.6mm (2.19") of accumulated precipitation. In Shanghai, during the entire year, the rain falls for 120.8 days and collects up to 1166.1mm (45.91") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Shanghai, the average seawater temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).
Note: Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 22°C (71.6°F) water may be enjoyable. (FYI: The official water temperature required for the Olympic swimming competition is 25°C (77°F) to 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 11.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Shanghai is 5.2h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in October transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in October in Shanghai?

In October, the average relative humidity is 72%.

How many days does it rain in October in Shanghai?

In Shanghai, in October, it is raining for 6.9 days, with typically 55.6mm (2.19") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in October in Shanghai?

In October, the average sea temperature in Shanghai is 22°C (71.6°F). Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 22°C (71.6°F) water may be enjoyable.

What is the average length of the day in October in Shanghai?

In Shanghai, China, the average length of the day in October is 11.4h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Shanghai?

In October, the average sunshine in Shanghai, China, is 5.2h.

How high is the UV index in October in Shanghai?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Shanghai, China, is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in October
Shanghai, China

Average temperature in October - Shanghai, China
  • Average high temperature in October: 22.9°C

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).

  • Average low temperature in October: 16.8°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 humidity in October
Shanghai, China

Average humidity in October - Shanghai, China
  • Average humidity in October: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is December (71%).

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Average rainfall in October
Shanghai, China

Average rainfall in October - Shanghai, China
  • Average rainfall in October: 55.6mm

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 in October
Shanghai, China

Average rainfall days in October - Shanghai, China
  • Average rainfall days in October: 6.9 days

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 in October
Shanghai, China

Average sea temperature in October - Shanghai, China
  • Average sea temperature in October: 22°C

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 in October /
Average sunshine in October
Shanghai, China

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Shanghai, China
  • Average daylight in October: 11.4h

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

  • Average sunshine in October: 5.2h

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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Average UV index in October
Shanghai, China

Average UV index in October - Shanghai, China
  • Average UV index in October: 7

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 11).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 3).

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