Shanghai weather in May 2025

Expect 73°F daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 6 hours of sunshine per day in Shanghai in May. Check more long-term weather averages for Shanghai in May before you book your next holiday to China in 2025/2026.

  • 73°F maximum daytime temperature in May in Shanghai73
    73°F max day temperature
  • 6 hours of sunshine per day
  • 15 days with some rainfall in May in Shanghai15
    15 days with some rainfall
  • 61°F minimum night-time temperature in May in Shanghai61
    61°F min night temperature
  • 14 hours of daylight per day in May in Shanghai14
    14 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in May in Shanghai0
    No heat & humidity
  • 4.5 inches monthly rainfall in May in Shanghai4.5
    4.5 inches of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in May in Shanghai10
    10 (Very High) UV index
  • 64°F sea temperature in May in Shanghai64
    64°F sea temperature

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The May weather guide for China (Shanghai) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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How hot is it in Shanghai in May?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 73°F in Shanghai in May, falling to 61°F at night.

How sunny is it in Shanghai in May?

There are normally 6 hours of bright sunshine each day in Shanghai in May - that's 41% of daylight hours.

How warm is the sea around Shanghai in May?

The average sea temperature around Shanghai in May is 64°F.

Does it rain in Shanghai in May?

There are usually 15 days with some rain in Shanghai in May and the average monthly rainfall is 4.5 inches.

Shanghai May sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Shanghai in May 2025. Select a month to view Shanghai sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Thursday, 1st May 2025 05:10 18:33
Friday, 16th May 2025 04:58 18:44
Saturday, 31st May 2025 04:51 18:53

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