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Average climate of Shanghai

The climate of Shanghai has an average yearly temperature of 23°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 11°C and rise to 34°C.

Annually, about 1513 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Shanghai. Additionally, about 6,5 cm of snow falls each year.

The best time to visit Shanghai is October. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit Shanghai.

The typhoon season in Shanghai lasts from early June to late November.

Temperature 11 to 34°C
Rain 1513 mm
Snow 6,5 cm
  • Average yearly temperature: 23°C
  • Highest temperature: 34°C in July and August
  • Lowest temperature: 11°C in January
  • Precipitation: 1513 mm per year, averaging 126 mm per month
  • Driest months: 56 mm in December, 74 mm in January and 78 mm in October
  • Wettest months: 239 mm in June, 189 mm in August and 188 mm in July
  • Snowfall: 6,5 cm per year

Climate table Shanghai

The climate table for Shanghai shows the average temperatures, precipitation, snowfall, and UV index per month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 11 13 18 23 27 30 34 34 30 24 17 13
Nighttime temperature (°C) 3 5 9 13 17 22 25 25 22 16 10 4
Precipitation (mm) 74 83 107 104 150 239 188 189 162 78 83 56
Snowfall (cm) 2,0 2,3 0,3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,2 0,7
UV Index 4 5 6 7 7 6 7 7 6 5 4 4
Typhoon season Typhoon Typhoon Typhoon Typhoon Typhoon Typhoon
Best month No No No No No No No No No Yes No No

Temperature per month in Shanghai

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Shanghai

Temperature per month in Shanghai

Precipitation per month in Shanghai

This graph shows the average monthly precipitation in millimeters in Shanghai.

Precipitation per month in Shanghai

Snowfall per month in Shanghai

This graph shows the average snowfall in centimeters per month in Shanghai.

Snowfall per month in Shanghai

UV index per month in Shanghai

This graph shows the average UV index per month in Shanghai.

UV index per month in Shanghai

Yearly temperature in Shanghai

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Shanghai, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Shanghai

Yearly total precipitation in Shanghai

This graph shows the average yearly precipitation in millimeters in Shanghai.

Precipitation per year in Shanghai

Yearly snowfall in Shanghai

This graph shows the average yearly snowfall in Shanghai, measured in centimeters.

Snowfall per year in Shanghai

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Average weather in Shanghai per month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Shanghai and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Shanghai, you can view the average temperature, precipitation, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.