Shanghai weather in July (Shanghai Area, China)
Curious about the July weather in Shanghai? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.
In July, Shanghai generally has very high temperatures and heavy rainfall. July falls within the summer season. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 91°F (show in °C), while night temperatures can drop to 79°F. Often, it stands out as the year's warmest month. With this in mind, cool breathable fabrics will make navigating the heat much more bearable. Always be ready to embrace the warmth while staying cool and protected.
Shanghai in July usually receives heavy rainfall, averaging around 6.5 inches (show in mm) for the month. Typically around 12 days of rainfall is expected.
The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 191 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.
For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Shanghai climate page with graphs.
Shanghai, monthly averages in July
Where to go in China in JulyFind out more about the weather in China in July and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.
So, what should you wear in Shanghai in July?It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case. With a water temperature of around 79°F this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.
What To Do
We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in July.
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