Shanghai Weather in September

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September is the end of summer and beginning of autumn in Shanghai. Due to the afterheat of summer, there will be a few hot days in early September. In mid and late September, the weather becomes cooler and cooler.

Golden osmanthus flowers are in full bloom. The comfortable breeze carrying the sweet fragrance of osmanthus is wonderful.

Evening and morning coolness comes at the end of the month. The rainfall begins to decrease in this month.

Averages for Shanghai Weather in September

Temperature: 24°C / 75°F
High Temperature: 27°C / 81°F
Low Temperature: 21°C / 70°F
Humidity: 77%
Rainfall: 76 mm
Rainy Days:8 days
Sunrise: 05:30 ~ 05:47
Sunset: 17:41 ~ 17:17
Air Quality in September
Average AQI:44
Shanghai Air Quality in September

What to Wear in Shanghai in September

The climate of early September enables you to wear summer clothes. If you come in late September, you need to bring a coat, a sweater and long trousers for temperature dips. Add clothes in the morning and the evening.

Shanghai Clothes in September September Wear in Shanghai

Things to Do in Shanghai in September

When you travel to Shanghai around the Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls in late September, it is highly recommended to enjoy the comfortable breeze on the bund, appreciate the bright full moon, and taste the moon cakes – the traditional Chinese festival food on that day. September is also a good time to appreciate the osmanthus flowers. Osmanthus flower petals are dancing in the autumn wind, like golden snow with a sweet fragrance. You can visit the Park of Sweet Osmanthus, with ancient architectures clothed in flowing golden osmanthus.
 
See also:
 Autumn in Shanghai – Weather, Clothing & Travel Tips
 12 Popular Shanghai Activities to Survive Summer 
 Where to Go in Shanghai in Autumn - 11 Best Destinations 
5 Things You Must Do in Shanghai in September

Other Tips

Check the weather forecast before going out. Always take an umbrella with you in case of unexpected rains. If you are allergic to pollen, take allergy medications in advance. It is easy to catch a cold due to the changeable weather, so bring some cold medicine with you.

What is the temperature in Shanghai in September?

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

Historical Shanghai Weather in September

 
Sep  Temperature Sunrise / Sunset Humi-
dity
(%)
High Low 
1 30.5°C / 86.9°F 24.5°C / 76.1°F 05:30 / 18:17 75
2 29.2°C / 84.6°F 24.0°C / 75.2°F 05:31 / 18:16 76
3 29.6°C / 85.3°F 23.4°C / 74.1°F 05:32 / 18:15 66
4 28.8°C / 83.8°F 24.1°C / 75.4°F 05:32 / 18:14 70
5 28.6°C / 83.5°F 23.5°C / 74.3°F 05:33 / 18:13 61
6 27.7°C / 81.9°F 22.2°C / 72.0°F 05:33 / 18:11 57
7 28.1°C / 82.6°F 20.7°C / 69.3°F 05:34 / 18:10 62
8 31.9°C / 89.4°F 24.4°C / 75.9°F 05:34 / 18:09 72
9 28.4°C / 83.1°F 22.6°C / 72.7°F 05:35 / 18:08 85
10 24.8°C / 76.6°F 22.4°C / 72.3°F 05:36 / 18:06 89
11 27.7°C / 81.9°F 23.2°C / 73.8°F 05:36 / 18:05 76
12 28.1°C / 82.6°F 23.6°C / 74.5°F 05:37 / 18:04 79
13 30.7°C / 87.3°F 23.5°C / 74.3°F 05:37 / 18:02 78
14 33.0°C / 91.4°F 25.2°C / 77.4°F 05:38 / 18:01 73
15 33.9°C / 93.0°F 25.7°C / 78.3°F 05:39 / 18:00 70
16 32.1°C / 90.0°F 23.8°C / 74.8°F 05:39 / 17:59 74
17 30.0°C / 86.0°F 24.8°C / 76.6°F 05:40 / 17:57 76
18 25.9°C / 78.6°F 20.6°C / 69.1°F 05:40 / 17:56 68
19 23.9°C / 75.0°F 18.4°C / 65.1°F 05:41 / 17:55 64
20 20.7°C / 69.3°F 16.6°C / 61.9°F 05:41 / 17:54 82
21 23.5°C / 74.3°F 16.5°C / 61.7°F 05:42 / 17:52 63
22 24.8°C / 76.6°F 16.3°C / 61.3°F 05:43 / 17:51 52
23 25.1°C / 77.2°F 14.4°C / 57.9°F 05:43 / 17:50 58
24 24.9°C / 76.8°F 14.8°C / 58.6°F 05:44 / 17:48 56
25 25.8°C / 78.4°F 20.5°C / 68.9°F 05:44 / 17:47 77
26 26.1°C / 79.0°F 21.8°C / 71.2°F 05:45 / 17:46 85
27 26.6°C / 79.9°F 22.6°C / 72.7°F 05:46 / 17:45 81
28 28.5°C / 83.3°F 23.7°C / 74.7°F 05:46 / 17:43 81
29 28.5°C / 83.3°F 22.1°C / 71.8°F 05:47 / 17:42 82
30 22.2°C / 72.0°F 19.6°C / 67.3°F 05:47 / 17:41 80
- Last modified on Nov. 26, 2020 -
Questions & Answers on Shanghai Weather in September
Asked by Murali from INDIA | Sep. 11, 2019 10:12Reply
What will be the climate in Shanghai during September 18 to 20 th?
Answers (1)
Answered by Greeley from CANADA | Sep. 11, 2019 19:02
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According to the weather forecast, it will be 20C to 30C in the following days. It will be cool and comfortable. You are suggested to prepare jackets, long-sleeved shirts, jeans, pants and sneakers. :)
Asked by Maria zentoni quinones from PHILIPPINES | Sep. 12, 2018 21:06Reply
What to wear this september 13 to 16 2018 in shanghai?
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Answered by Wade from NEW ZEALAND | Sep. 13, 2018 20:11
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The weather forecast shows that the temperature will be 25C to 30 and you can wear a short sleeves in day time and a shirt in the morning or at night.
Asked by Cathy from CANADA | Sep. 06, 2015 01:35Reply
Visiting Yellow Mountain Sept - are runners ok for climbing the stairs of rock face, extreme hike?
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Answered by Pola from AUSTRALIA | Sep. 07, 2015 21:35
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Yes, it's ok for runners to climb the mountain. In addition, September is a good period to tour around this scenic area. Don't worry. Most of the climb is not cliffy.
But if you go to the West Sea Grand Canyon, it will be kind of extreme hike.
Asked by jm in canada from CANADA | May. 16, 2015 15:23Reply
are the leaves changing colours in the last 2 weeks of September in Shanghai?
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Answered by Ken from UNITED KINGDOM | May. 16, 2015 20:18
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I’m afraid not. The leaves usually change colors after the early October.
Asked by Judy from USA | Nov. 12, 2014 21:32Reply
Weather in September or October in Shanghai
I am planning my trip for next year. Right now I plan to be there the last week of September. I am concerned out a lot of rain. Am I better off visiting the last week of September of the third week of October. I know that there are no guarantees, but I am trying to make the best decision I can.
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Answered by Kate from IRAN | Nov. 13, 2014 00:10
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According to the weather records of this year, it rains much in Sep., but little in Oct. It is usually cool and windy in Oct, the average temp is about 75 Fahrenheit degree, quite good for travel. Anyway, you’d better pay close attention to the weather forecast before you set off.
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