Shanghai weather in February (Shanghai Area, China)
How is the weather in Shanghai in February? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.
In February, Shanghai generally has low temperatures and moderate rainfall. February is a winter month. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 51°F (show in °C). However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 39°F.
Shanghai in February usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 2.8 inches (show in mm) for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 12 days of rain are anticipated.
The area enjoys a balanced 117 hours of sunlight. Ensuring it's neither too overcast nor too sunny.
For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Shanghai climate page with graphs.
Shanghai, monthly averages in February
Where to go in China in FebruaryFind out more about the weather in China in February and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.
So, what should you wear in Shanghai in February?Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. With a water temperature of around 46°F there is no need to bring your swimwear.
What To Do
We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in February.
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