Shanghai Weather in August

What's the weather like in Shanghai, China in August 2019?

The climate in Shanghai during August can be summarized as very hot, humid and wet.

August is in the summer in Shanghai and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (89°F), whilst at night 25°C (76°F) is normal.

Shanghai weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 31.4°C 88.5°F
Nightly temperature 24.6°C 76.3°F
Average temperature 28°C 82.4°F
Daily sunshine 8.3 hrs
Avg rainfall 136 mm 5.3 ins
Rainy days 11 days
Sea temperature 27.3°C 81.1°F
Humidity 80%
Windspeed 11.2kph 7 mph

On average August is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Shanghai with around 136mm 5.3 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.3 hours of sunshine per day.

August temperatures in Shanghai

August rainfall

August hourly sunshine

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in August 2019.

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Shanghai weather stats

Shanghai weather statistics
Hottest month: July 31.2°C 88.2°F
Driest month: December 37mm 1.5ins
Sunniest month: August 8.3hrs
Coldest month: January 7.2°C 45°F
Wettest month: June 159mm 6.3ins
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