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The weather guide for Shanghai, China shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by MeteoBlue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in Shanghai?

The hottest time of year in Shanghai is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 31°C with very high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Shanghai?

In terms of rainfall, June is usually the wettest month in Shanghai with 159mm on average. There are normally 15 days in June with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Shanghai?

The sunniest time of year in Shanghai is normally August with bright sunshine on average for 58% of daylight hours; that's 8 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Shanghai?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Shanghai in August when the water temperature reaches 28°C.

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Compare Shanghai weather with the USA

Below the Shanghai weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Shanghai, China and the USA (Washington).

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Tropical storm risk: Shanghai, China typhoon season

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The Shanghai, China tropical storm risk chart above shows the typhoon season. The chart was processed from data supplied by the US Meteorological Agency (NOAA). Find out more about our data sources.

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Where's hot in China right now?

Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in China. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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