Shanghai climate guide

Temperature in Shanghai (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
7°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Shanghai7
8°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Shanghai8
12°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Shanghai12
18°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Shanghai18
23°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Shanghai23
27°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Shanghai27
31°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Shanghai31
31°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Shanghai31
27°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Shanghai27
22°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Shanghai22
17°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Shanghai17
10°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Shanghai10
Min temperature (night-time)
0°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Shanghai0
1°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Shanghai1
5°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Shanghai5
10°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Shanghai10
16°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Shanghai16
20°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Shanghai20
25°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Shanghai25
25°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Shanghai25
21°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Shanghai21
15°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Shanghai15
9°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Shanghai9
2°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Shanghai2
Sea temperature
7°C sea temperature in January in Shanghai7
7°C sea temperature in February in Shanghai7
9°C sea temperature in March in Shanghai9
12°C sea temperature in April in Shanghai12
18°C sea temperature in May in Shanghai18
23°C sea temperature in June in Shanghai23
27°C sea temperature in July in Shanghai27
28°C sea temperature in August in Shanghai28
25°C sea temperature in September in Shanghai25
21°C sea temperature in October in Shanghai21
17°C sea temperature in November in Shanghai17
12°C sea temperature in December in Shanghai12

Sunshine & Daylight in Shanghai

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
Daily hours of daylight
10 hours of daylight per day in January in Shanghai10
11 hours of daylight per day in February in Shanghai11
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Shanghai12
13 hours of daylight per day in April in Shanghai13
14 hours of daylight per day in May in Shanghai14
14 hours of daylight per day in June in Shanghai14
14 hours of daylight per day in July in Shanghai14
13 hours of daylight per day in August in Shanghai13
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Shanghai12
11 hours of daylight per day in October in Shanghai11
11 hours of daylight per day in November in Shanghai11
10 hours of daylight per day in December in Shanghai10

Rainfall in Shanghai

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
11 days with some rainfall in January in Shanghai11
12 days with some rainfall in February in Shanghai12
14 days with some rainfall in March in Shanghai14
15 days with some rainfall in April in Shanghai15
15 days with some rainfall in May in Shanghai15
15 days with some rainfall in June in Shanghai15
12 days with some rainfall in July in Shanghai12
11 days with some rainfall in August in Shanghai11
13 days with some rainfall in September in Shanghai13
12 days with some rainfall in October in Shanghai12
11 days with some rainfall in November in Shanghai11
10 days with some rainfall in December in Shanghai10
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
43 mm monthly rainfall in January in Shanghai43
60 mm monthly rainfall in February in Shanghai60
84 mm monthly rainfall in March in Shanghai84
103 mm monthly rainfall in April in Shanghai103
115 mm monthly rainfall in May in Shanghai115
159 mm monthly rainfall in June in Shanghai159
135 mm monthly rainfall in July in Shanghai135
136 mm monthly rainfall in August in Shanghai136
152 mm monthly rainfall in September in Shanghai152
58 mm monthly rainfall in October in Shanghai58
52 mm monthly rainfall in November in Shanghai52
37 mm monthly rainfall in December in Shanghai37

More climate for Shanghai

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in January in Shanghai4
UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in February in Shanghai5
UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in March in Shanghai7
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in April in Shanghai9
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in May in Shanghai10
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in June in Shanghai11
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in July in Shanghai11
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in August in Shanghai11
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in September in Shanghai9
UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in October in Shanghai7
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in November in Shanghai4
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in December in Shanghai3
Heat & Humidity
No heat & humidity in January in Shanghai0
No heat & humidity in February in Shanghai0
No heat & humidity in March in Shanghai0
No heat & humidity in April in Shanghai0
No heat & humidity in May in Shanghai0
Moderate heat & humidity in June in ShanghaiM
Very high heat & humidity in July in ShanghaiVH
Very high heat & humidity in August in ShanghaiVH
Moderate heat & humidity in September in ShanghaiM
No heat & humidity in October in Shanghai0
No heat & humidity in November in Shanghai0
No heat & humidity in December in Shanghai0

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for Shanghai, China shows long term monthly 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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