Shanghai Weather in March

What's the weather like in Shanghai, China in March 2020?

The climate in Shanghai during March can be summarized as cool and a little damp.

March is in the spring in Shanghai and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 12°C (54°F), whilst at night 5°C (41°F) is normal.

Shanghai weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 12.4°C 54.2°F
Nightly temperature 4.9°C 40.7°F
Average temperature 8.6°C 47.5°F
Daily sunshine 4.9 hrs
Avg rainfall 84 mm 3.3 ins
Rainy days 14 days
Sea temperature 8.2°C 46.7°F
Humidity 76%
Windspeed 11.9kph 7 mph

On average March is the 6th driest month of the year in Shanghai with around 84mm 3.3 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.9 hours of sunshine per day.

March temperatures in Shanghai

March rainfall

March 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 March 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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