Shanghai monthly weather averages

  • Average daytime temperature

    The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Shanghai

    Shanghai average temperature chart
    Average monthly temperatures in Shanghai (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    °C 7.2 7.9 12.2 18.2 23.1 26.7 31.2 31.2 27 21.9 16.4 10.1
    °F 45 46.3 53.9 64.8 73.6 80 88.2 88.2 80.7 71.4 61.5 50.1

    Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

  • Average rainfall & rainy days

    The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

    Average monthly rainfall in Shanghai (mm and inches)
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    mm 43 60 84 103 115 159 135 136 152 58 52 37
    inches 1.7 2.4 3.3 4 4.5 6.3 5.3 5.3 6 2.3 2 1.4
    Rainy days 11 12 14 15 15 15 12 11 13 12 11 10
  • Average daily sunshine

    The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Shanghai

    Average daily sunshine Shanghai
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    Hrs sunshine 4.8 4.5 4.9 5.6 6.1 5.9 7.8 8.3 6 5.8 5.4 5.3
  • Day / night temperatures

    The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

    Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Shanghai (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    Min °C 0.2 1.1 4.9 10.4 15.5 20 24.6 24.6 20.6 14.6 8.6 2.2
    Max °C 7.4 8.1 12.4 18.4 23.3 26.9 31.4 31.4 27.2 22.1 16.6 10.3
    Min °F 32.4 34 40.7 50.7 59.9 67.9 76.3 76.3 69.1 58.2 47.5 35.9
    Max °F 38.8 40.3 47.5 57.9 66.9 74.1 82.4 82.4 75 64.9 54.7 43.2
  • Sea temperature

    The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

    Average sea temperature around Shanghai in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    °C 8.6 7 8.2 11.5 16.9 21.7 25.5 27.3 25.4 22 18 12.9
    °F 47.5 44.5 46.7 52.6 62.4 71 78 81.1 77.8 71.6 64.5 55.3
  • Wind speed

    The graph below shows the average wind speed.

    Average wind speed in Shanghai (mph and kmh)
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    km/h 11 11 12 12 11 10 11 11 10 10 10 10
    mph 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 6

    A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

  • Relative humidity

    The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

    Average relative humidity in Shanghai
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    74% 75% 76% 77% 78% 81% 81% 80% 80% 77% 76% 74%
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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
Warmest sea: August 27.3°C 81.1°F
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