Shanghai Weather in November, Visit Shanghai in November

Written by Sally Guo Updated Oct. 31, 2023

November in Shanghai is a transitional month between autumn and winter, it brings a touch of chill to the air. The weather starts to cool down, and you'll often find temperatures ranging from 10°C to 18°C (50℉ to 64℉).

Rainy days are becoming less frequent in November, the humidity is low. Sometimes, there is morning fog, which makes the air not so good and it's hard to see clearly.

General November Weather in Shanghai

Shanghai Weather in November

Shanghai Temperature in November

Shanghai steps into winter in November, the weather starts to cool down. Shanghai's average low and high temperature in November is 10°C (50℉) and 18°C (64℉). Towards the end of the month, Shanghai becomes even cooler, with temperatures dropping to around 5°C to 13°C (41℉ to 55℉).

shanghai temperature in november

What to Wear in Shanghai in November

It's a good idea to dress warmly when visiting Shanghai in November. Start with a long-sleeved shirt as your base layer, followed by a sweater. Bring a medium-weight coat for the cooler days and evenings.

Scarf, hat, and gloves are recommended, they can help keep you warm and protect against chilly winds.

Is November a Good Time to Visit Shanghai?

November in Shanghai is often marked by numerous exhibitions and trade shows. During these events, hotel room availability can become limited, and prices tend to rise significantly.

If you don't mind higher hotel costs or if you're attending one of the exhibitions, then it can still be a worthwhile time to visit Shanghai in November. However, if you prefer more budget-friendly and readily available accommodations, you might want to consider the later months with fewer major events.

Best Things to Do in Shanghai in November

November's mild weather and lower crowds make it an ideal time to explore these attractions and create lasting memories in Shanghai.

1. Visit Shanghai Disney Resort

November is a great time to visit Shanghai Disney Resort. With cooler temperatures and fewer crowds compared to the peak summer months, you can enjoy the magical world of Disney in a more comfortable and relaxed atmosphere.

Don't miss the enchanting holiday decorations that usually start appearing in November, creating a festive ambiance.

2. Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street for Shopping

Nanjing Road is a shopper's paradise, the holiday shopping season is just starting, and you might find some great deals in November.

You'll find a wide range of shops, boutiques, and department stores, offering everything from high-end luxury brands to local souvenirs.

3. Enjoy the Fall Colors in Shanghai

Typically, during November and extending into December, the entire Shanghai is blanketed by the golden foliage of ginkgo trees and plane trees.

Take a leisurely walk along Sinan Road to admire the stunning plane trees, and stroll around Century Park to appreciate the ginkgo trees. There are picturesque spots for nature lovers and photographers, providing a serene escape from the city's hustle and bustle.

Shanghai Weather Information by Month

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