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Shanghai Weather May

To help you choose the best time to travel, you can find climate data below on the weather in Shanghai in May.

day temperatureaverage daily high+24.8°C
night temperatureaverage daily low+17.3°C
sea temperaturesea temperature+17.7°C
day lengthdaytime14.2 h
sunny hours per daysunny / overcast hours5.5 / 8.7
average monthly precipitationaverage monthly precipitation85 mm

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Temperature in Shanghai

In May the average daily maximum in Shanghai is +24.8°C, and the minimum +17.3°C.

The hottest May day on record is +35.5°C, and the coldest +6.9°C.

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Daylight hours

There are 14.2 hours of daylight in Shanghai in May. Out of these, on average 5.5 are sunny, which means it is mostly cloudy.

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Sea temperature

The average monthly temperature in the East China Sea on the beaches of Shanghai in May is +17.7°C.

The water is considered very cool, but some hardy people might bathe in it for 10-15 minutes.

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Precipitation

The amount of precipitation in Shanghai in May is usually 85 mm, which may cause a change of plans on certain days.