Shanghai Weather in August

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August in Shanghai is the hottest month and also the month with the highest rainfall. It rains for more than one third of the month. The weather is unbearably sweltering.

Shanghai's urban sprawl greatly affects the climate. The urban area is usually hotter and drier than in the suburbs and affects aggravates the rainfall.

Despite the hot climate, August is a high travel season for it is the summer vacation time in China. Attractions are some crowded and prices are usually higher.

Averages for Shanghai Weather in August

Temperature: 28°C / 82°F
High Temperature: 32°C / 90°F
Low Temperature: 25°C / 77°F
Humidity: 81%
Rainfall: 230 mm
Rainy Days:13 days
Sunrise: 05:11 ~ 05:30
Sunset: 18:19 ~ 18:50
Air Quality in August
Average AQI:42
Shanghai Air Quality in August

What to Wear in Shanghai in August

Summer clothes are advised. Comfortable sandals are necessary.
Shanghai Clothes in August August Wear in Shanghai

Where to Go in Shanghai in August

It is wonderful to cruise on the Huangpu River and view the beautiful scenery. You can visit attractions on the river banks. On one side are the towering building complex of  the Bund, People's Square and Huangpu Park; on the other side are the Oriental Pearl Tower, Lujiazui Financial Area, etc. Another great choice is the Oriental Oasis, a park near the beautiful Dianshan Lake. It is the only park in Shanghai that offers training, youth social practice, team activities and leisure tourism at the same time. In the evening, you can go to the Hengshan Road Bar Street to enjoy Shanghai’s prosperous nightlife.
 
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Other Tips

Wear a sunhat or bring a parasol to protect your skin from UV rays. Wear sunglasses and beware of the noon heat for fear of heatstroke. Avoid an excess of heavy foods and icy drinks but drink some mung bean porridge every day. Bring some commonly-used medicines, such as diarrhea relief drugs, anti-inflammatories and sunstroke prevention drugs. 

What is the temperature in Shanghai in August?

High/Low Temperatures of Shanghai in August
Temperatures Graph of Shanghai in August
Air Quality of Shanghai in August
Shanghai AQI Graph in August

Historical Shanghai Weather in August

 
Aug Temperature  Sunrise / Sunset Humi-
dity
(%)
High  Low
1 30.7°C / 87.3°F 26.0°C / 78.8°F 05:11 / 18:50 78
2 34.9°C / 94.8°F 27.0°C / 80.6°F 05:12 / 18:49 72
3 34.5°C / 94.1°F 24.4°C / 75.9°F 05:12 / 18:48 79
4 30.7°C / 87.3°F 26.6°C / 79.9°F 05:13 / 18:47 83
5 31.8°C / 89.2°F 27.3°C / 81.1°F 05:14 / 18:46 77
6 31.2°C / 88.2°F 27.5°C / 81.5°F 05:14 / 18:45 80
7 29.0°C / 84.2°F 25.0°C / 77.0°F 05:15 / 18:45 80
8 34.5°C / 94.1°F 25.7°C / 78.3°F 05:16 / 18:44 80
9 34.6°C / 94.3°F 26.4°C / 79.5°F 05:16 / 18:43 75
10 35.5°C / 95.9°F 28.1°C / 82.3°F 05:17 / 18:42 72
11 35.4°C / 95.7°F 25.4°C / 77.7°F 05:17 / 18:41 72
12 30.1°C / 86.2°F 24.0°C / 75.2°F 05:18 / 18:40 85
13 34.7°C / 94.5°F 24.9°C / 76.8°F 05:19 / 18:39 79
14 31.3°C / 88.3°F 25.3°C / 77.5°F 05:19 / 18:38 77
15 31.8°C / 89.2°F 26.2°C / 79.2°F 05:20 / 18:37 79
16 34.6°C / 94.3°F 27.4°C / 81.3°F 05:21 / 18:36 77
17 31.7°C / 89.1°F 24.4°C / 75.9°F 05:21 / 18:35 79
18 28.9°C / 84.0°F 24.7°C / 76.5°F 05:22 / 18:34 83
19 34.3°C / 93.7°F 24.8°C / 76.6°F 05:22 / 18:33 67
20 34.8°C / 94.6°F 25.7°C / 78.3°F 05:23 / 18:31 68
21 30.7°C / 87.3°F 25.4°C / 77.7°F 05:24 / 18:30 80
22 28.4°C / 83.1°F 24.5°C / 76.1°F 05:24 / 18:29 81
23 26.6°C / 79.9°F 23.7°C / 74.7°F 05:25 / 18:28 77
24 25.0°C / 77.0°F 22.7°C / 72.9°F 05:26 / 18:27 84
25 24.4°C / 75.9°F 23.4°C / 74.1°F 05:26 / 18:26 91
26 27.8°C / 82.0°F 24.3°C / 75.7°F 05:27 / 18:25 85
27 29.3°C / 84.7°F 24.7°C / 76.5°F 05:27 / 18:23 83
28 31.1°C / 88.0°F 26.5°C / 79.7°F 05:28 / 18:22 80
29 30.0°C / 86.0°F 26.1°C / 79.0°F 05:29 / 18:21 84
30 29.2°C / 84.6°F 26.7°C / 80.1°F 05:29 / 18:20 84
31 29.8°C / 85.6°F 25.3°C / 77.5°F 05:30 / 18:19 81
- Last modified on Jun. 27, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Shanghai Weather in August
Asked by James from NETHERLANDS ANTILLES | Jun. 08, 2019 15:05Reply
Where is better to stay location in Shanghai wise as a first time visitor?
Grand hyatt or shangri la hotel?
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Answered by Dane from AUSTRALIA | Jun. 10, 2019 02:28
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The location of Grand hyatt is better to go sightseeing. You can refer to this.
Asked by Enya Ylagan from PHILIPPINES | Jul. 17, 2017 19:49Reply
We are 70 years old, and my husband had a triple heart bypass. We plan to go to Shanghai on Aug. 25
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Answered by Robin from CANADA | Jul. 17, 2017 20:15
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According to the forecast, the temperature may range from 25C to 35 C. So you are suggested to take your t-shirts, light pants and sneakers. Have a nice trip!
Asked by vicky from INDIA | Aug. 26, 2014 12:37Reply
Will be reaching in Shanghai on 28 August till 31 August should bring half sleeve jacket
Should bring half sleeve jacket or just tshirt
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Answered by Baby from THAILAND | Aug. 26, 2014 21:44
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It will be a bit hot still at that time, so T-shirts are OK.
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