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.
|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|
|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.
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.
|Hottest month:||July||31.2°C 88.2°F|
|Driest month:||December||37mm 1.5ins|
|Coldest month:||January||7.2°C 45°F|
|Wettest month:||June||159mm 6.3ins|