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February of Shanghai
February of Shanghai
Shanghai is chilly and windy in February owing to frequent cold and humid winds, which makes it more unbearable. Rainy and cloudy days cover most days. Fogs occur from time to time, when the air condition is seriously poor, especially in the morning.

The Chinese New Year (Day One First Moon of lunar calendar) may occur in late January or early February. Tourists to Shanghai who run into the event are in for a real treat. Festival delicacies like dumplings and rice cakes should not be missed. You can also try the wontons or glutinous rice balls in hot soup - typical shanghai snacks the locals have on the following Lantern Festival (Jan. 15 of lunar calendar).

Data of Shanghai Weather in February:
Average Temperature: 6C / 43F
Average High Temperature: 8C / 46F
Average Low Temperature: 2C / 36F
Average Humidity: 72%
Average Rainfall: 44 mm
Average Rainy Days: 7 days
Time of Sunrise: 06:22 ~ 06:47
Time of Sunset: 17:29 ~ 17:52 

 Clothing Advice: Dress warmly, including down coats, thick trousers, and warm shoes. Wear hat and gloves to keep warm. A gauze mask helps to combat hazy days. Always bring rain gears in case it rains.

 Travel Advice: Temple fairs are held on the Lantern Festival. The principal temple fair is at the City God Temple. Lanterns dangling on the shops and residences near the City God Temple outline a picturesque scene. There are also the performances of “literary lanterns” and “military lanterns”. Another temple fair is held in the Fengjing Ancient Town, where they sell local handicrafts. Beware of pickpockets on the crowded temples fairs. On the fair grounds do hold off from tempting foods, because overeating may bring diarrhea. There are also good bargain shopping; think twice before you buy.

 Other Tips: Study the detailed schedule and activity list of Shanghai in February. Ordinary the main actions take place from Second Day to the Fifth Day on the First Moon according to Chinese lunar calendar, and most congestion lasts from 10:00 to 13:00. Avoid the peak time crowds if possible.

Shanghai Weather in February Based on Historical Data

Date Average 
Temperature
High 
Temperature
Low 
Temperature
Humidity
(%)
Sunrise / Sunset
Feb.1 3.6°C / 38.5°F 7.0°C / 44.6°F 1.5°C / 34.7°F 77 06:47 / 17:29
Feb.2 0.2°C / 32.4°F 1.9°C / 35.4°F -0.8°C / 30.6°F 60 06:46 / 17:30
Feb.3 0.9°C / 33.6°F 5.5°C / 41.9°F -2.7°C / 27.1°F 56 06:46 / 17:31
Feb.4 3.5°C / 38.3°F 8.2°C / 46.8°F -2.6°C / 27.3°F 75 06:45 / 17:31
Feb.5 7.3°C / 45.1°F 8.7°C / 47.7°F 5.3°C / 41.5°F 88 06:44 / 17:32
Feb.6 7.5°C / 45.5°F 8.6°C / 47.5°F 6.7°C / 44.1°F 90 06:44 / 17:33
Feb.7 1.1°C / 34.0°F 6.8°C / 42.8°F -1.4°C / 29.5°F 61 06:43 / 17:34
Feb.8 -0.5°C / 31.1°F 2.3°C / 36.1°F -3.1°C / 26.4°F 36 06:42 / 17:35
Feb.9 0.7°C / 33.3°F 4.6°C / 40.3°F -3.7°C / 25.3°F 59 06:41 / 17:36
Feb.10 2.2°C / 36.0°F 3.4°C / 38.1°F 1.4°C / 34.5°F 83 06:41 / 17:37
Feb.11 3.8°C / 38.8°F 6.6°C / 43.9°F 0.8°C / 33.4°F 75 06:40 / 17:38
Feb.12 6.6°C / 43.9°F 7.6°C / 45.7°F 5.2°C / 41.4°F 77 06:39 / 17:38
Feb.13 7.0°C / 44.6°F 8.1°C / 46.6°F 6.1°C / 43.0°F 87 06:38 / 17:39
Feb.14 6.5°C / 43.7°F 7.6°C / 45.7°F 6.0°C / 42.8°F 91 06:37 / 17:40
Feb.15 5.6°C / 42.1°F 7.2°C / 45.0°F 4.3°C / 39.7°F 80 06:36 / 17:41
Feb.16 5.2°C / 41.4°F 7.6°C / 45.7°F 3.1°C / 37.6°F 67 06:35 / 17:42
Feb.17 3.9°C / 39.0°F 6.9°C / 44.4°F 1.8°C / 35.2°F 58 06:34 / 17:43
Feb.18 1.7°C / 35.1°F 3.9°C / 39.0°F 0.7°C / 33.3°F 53 06:33 / 17:43
Feb.19 2.0°C / 35.6°F 6.8°C / 44.2°F -3.2°C / 26.2°F 53 06:32 / 17:44
Feb.20 5.6°C / 42.1°F 9.5°C / 49.1°F 1.1°C / 34.0°F 69 06:31 / 17:45
Feb.21 8.9°C / 48.0°F 10.3°C / 50.5°F 7.0°C / 44.6°F 91 06:30 / 17:46
Feb.22 9.9°C / 49.8°F 11.9°C / 53.4°F 8.2°C / 46.8°F 94 06:29 / 17:47
Feb.23 7.5°C / 45.5°F 11.0°C / 51.8°F 4.8°C / 40.6°F 86 06:28 / 17:47
Feb.24 5.4°C / 41.7°F 7.2°C / 45.0°F 4.5°C / 40.1°F 83 06:27 / 17:48
Feb.25 4.1°C / 39.4°F 5.0°C / 41.0°F 2.3°C / 36.1°F 72 06:26 / 17:49
Feb.26 3.0°C / 37.4°F 4.9°C / 40.8°F 1.7°C / 35.1°F 64 06:25 / 17:50
Feb.27 3.8°C / 38.8°F 5.9°C / 42.6°F 2.8°C / 37.0°F 65 06:24 / 17:50
Feb.28 4.6°C / 40.1°F 5.3°C / 41.5°F 2.8°C / 37.0°F 75 06:23 / 17:51
Feb.29 7.2°C / 45.0°F 10.8°C / 51.4°F 4.8°C / 40.6°F 83 06:22 / 17:52

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