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Shanghai Weather and Climate

Shanghai Weather and Climate

Shanghai is the subtropics oceanity monsoon climate. The main climate characteristic is: Spring is warm, the summer is burning hot, autumn is cool, winter is cloudy and cold, annual rainfall is moderate, the season assignment is quite even. The generally speaking is temperate moist, the four seasons are distinct.

The highest temperature of Shanghai is June and July two months, these year Shanghai's summer is more and more hot, The numbers of days surpasses 35 degree high temperature about 10 days; The winter at the end of January to the beginning of February (usually is Spring Festival period) is coldest, the sudden and severe cold weather number of days although are not many (generally continues 3 day), but the northerners all can't afford the wet and cold of south of Changjian river, often blows the piercing leaning north wind, does not put on the clothing which some thickly maintains warmth not to be good, the glove, the scarf, the hat also must be fully armed. Snows the day are not many, sometimes all year long does not have the snow. In March to May is bloomy spring, is the best tourist season. Needs to remind specially is the rainy season from mid-June to the beginning of July, suddenly clear and suddenly rain, more than 20 day-long rainfalls approximately compose the 1/4 of whole year, this period of time not suitably goes to travel. From the end of August to the middle of September is the season which the typhoon sends, always having torrential downpour. These two time intervals certainly to have to bring the good parasol-cum-umbrella when traveling Shanghai, but it is burning hot in this time climate, the umbrella also may serve as the visor to evade the sun. The Shanghai sunrise sunset is: Winter solstice 6:49 sunrise, 16:57 sunset, summer sols

Average Data Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec


Average High(F) 45/48 46/50 54/58 65/68 74/78 80/84 88/92 88/92 81/84 72/76 61/65 50/54


Average High(C) 7/9 8/10 12/14 18/20 23/25 27/29 31/33 31/33 27/29 22/24 16/18 10/12


Average Low(F) 31/34 33/36 39/43 49/52 58/62 66/70 74/78 74/78 67/70 56/60 46/49 35/39


Average Low(C) -1/1 0/2 4/6 9/11 14/16 19/21 23/25 23/25 19/21 13/15 8/10 2/4


Rain(in) 1.8/
1.9
2.4/
2.5
3.3
/3.4
3.6/
3.7
4.3/
4.4
6.4/
6.5
5.5/
5.6
5.6/
5.7
0.1 2.2/
2.3
2.0/
2.1
1.5/
1.6


Rain(mm) 45/50 60/65 80/85 90/95 110/
115
160/
165
140/
145
140/
145
5 55/60 50/55 40/45
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Author/Editor By : HCT
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