|Title||HOLIDAY WEATHER Shanghai|
|Description||shanghai weather is known for hot and humid summers, but surprisingly its winters can be bitterly cold. The city is also vulnerable to typhoons in the summer and autumn, although these usually pass without causing major damage.
Shanghai in the Summer Summer temperatures in Shanghai are in the 27-30°C range, but because this is also Shanghai's wettest season, the humidity can make it feel sticky and uncomfortable. June, July and August finds many local people sleeping outside on the pavements in an effort to keep cool - unless you are good with heat, you might want to avoid visiting at this time.
If you do visit Shanghai in the summer, take a hat and plenty of changes of lightweight cotton clothing. Go easy and acclimatise yourself to the heat before trying to do too much. Shanghai in the Autumn
During September, October and November, temperatures in Shanghai start to fall, but it's still mild. From the low 20s in September to around 13°C in November, day time temperatures are pleasant, and night time temperatures rarely fall below 10°C.
Autumn in a popular time for tourists visiting Shanghai, as the weather is much more comfortable - however, it's also the peak time for business travel, so hotels tend to be more expensive and the city can be crowded. If you're visiting Shanghai in the Autumn, bring a cover-up or jacket for the cooler evenings.
Shanghai's winter months, December, January and February, are decidedly cool, with daily highs of around 4-6°C and overnight temperatures which can fall below freezing. Snow is quite rare, falling for only 1 or 2 days a year, but it can feel bitterly cold when winds blow from Siberia.
Spring is a very popular and pleasant time to visit Shanghai, especially during the cherry blossom season. Temperatures are mild and pleasant and although there are plenty of showers, the rain is not non-stop. From a start of around 13°C, expect the heat to climb steadily towards and into May, by which point the humidity will also be rising. If you're visiting Shanghai in the spring, you'll need loose, layered clothing and an umbrella.
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