Located on the eastern coast of China, Shanghai is the country’s most cosmopolitan city. With one of the world’s most breathtaking skylines thanks to its recently constructed skyscrapers, Shanghai is a paradise for shoppers with a range of luxury boutiques showcasing the city’s dynamic position at the forefront of globalisation. However, there are also plenty of historic sites to enjoy in Shanghai, with the backstreets containing a multitude of hidden delights. With a vibrant art scene, plentiful entertainment opportunities and the chance to sample authentic Chinese cuisine, Shanghai makes for an essential stop for an unforgettable holiday to China.

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  • Traditional Chinese dance with fans

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

  • 8℃
  • 9℃
  • 13℃
  • 19℃
  • 24℃
  • 27℃
  • 32℃
  • 32℃
  • 27℃
  • 22℃
  • 17℃
  • 11℃
  • 11
  • 12
  • 14
  • 15
  • 15
  • 15
  • 12
  • 11
  • 13
  • 12
  • 11
  • 11

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.


When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.













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Encounters Travel is a UK based adventure tour operator with a wide selection of cultural and adventurous tours around the world, all designed to help you get the most out of the country you’re visiting. They range from small group tours to shoestring, overland, family, escorted and tailor-made holidays.

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Explore is a global adventure travel company with 40 years’ experience in providing exciting and authentic travel experiences. With over 350 trips in around 100 countries, Explore’s expertly crafted itineraries combined with award-winning tour leaders, small group sizes and a commitment to responsible travel ensure unforgettable travel experiences in extraordinary destinations.

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