Shanghai Weather in December

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

The climate in Shanghai during December can be summarized as cool and reasonably dry.

December is in the winter in Shanghai and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 10°C (51°F), whilst at night 2°C (36°F) is normal.

Shanghai weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 10.3°C 50.5°F
Nightly temperature 2.2°C 35.9°F
Average temperature 6.2°C 43.2°F
Daily sunshine 5.3 hrs
Avg rainfall 37 mm 1.4 ins
Rainy days 10 days
Sea temperature 12.9°C 55.3°F
Humidity 74%
Windspeed 9.7kph 6 mph

On average December is the driest month of the year in Shanghai with around 37mm 1.4 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.3 hours of sunshine per day.

December temperatures in Shanghai

December rainfall

December 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 December 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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