Monthly climate in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China

Last updated: June 27, 2022

Under the Köppen–Geiger climate classification Shenzhen features a humid subtropical climate (Cwa). Temperatures typically range between 17 °C (62 °F) and 29 °C (85 °F) through the year, but rarely can drop to 6 °C (42 °F) or can rise to as high as 36 °C (97 °F). The average annual precipitation amounts to about 1781 mm (70.1 inches) and receives 171 rainy days on the 1 mm (0.04 inches) threshold annually. Shenzhen enjoys an average of 3265 hours of sunshine throughout the year, and daylight varies from 10 hours 45 minutes to 13 hours 28 minutes per day.

Monthly average temperatures in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China §

The warmest months in Shenzhen are June, July and August, with daily mean temperatures ranging from 28 to 29 °C (83 - 85 °F) throughout the day. The coldest temperatures usually occur in January, February and December, when daily mean temperatures range from 17 to 18 °C (62 - 64 °F) throughout the day. On average each year, Shenzhen experiences 205 days above 25 °C (77.0 °F) and 0 days below 0 °C (32.0 °F).

Monthly average temperatures with daily means, minimums and maximums for period, average high and low temperatures in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China. Generated using Copernicus Climate Change Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to June 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Maximum 25°C
(78°F)
27°C
(81°F)
30°C
(85°F)
32°C
(91°F)
35°C
(95°F)
35°C
(95°F)
35°C
(95°F)
36°C
(97°F)
34°C
(94°F)
34°C
(93°F)
30°C
(86°F)
28°C
(82°F)
Mean maximum 25°C
(77°F)
26°C
(78°F)
28°C
(82°F)
30°C
(87°F)
32°C
(91°F)
33°C
(91°F)
34°C
(94°F)
34°C
(93°F)
34°C
(93°F)
32°C
(90°F)
29°C
(84°F)
26°C
(80°F)
Average high 20°C
(68°F)
20°C
(69°F)
24°C
(75°F)
26°C
(79°F)
29°C
(85°F)
31°C
(87°F)
31°C
(89°F)
31°C
(88°F)
31°C
(88°F)
28°C
(83°F)
25°C
(77°F)
21°C
(70°F)
Daily mean 17°C
(62°F)
17°C
(63°F)
21°C
(70°F)
23°C
(74°F)
27°C
(80°F)
28°C
(83°F)
29°C
(85°F)
29°C
(84°F)
28°C
(83°F)
25°C
(78°F)
22°C
(72°F)
18°C
(64°F)
Average low 14°C
(58°F)
15°C
(59°F)
19°C
(66°F)
21°C
(70°F)
25°C
(76°F)
27°C
(80°F)
27°C
(81°F)
27°C
(80°F)
26°C
(79°F)
23°C
(74°F)
20°C
(68°F)
15°C
(59°F)
Mean minimum 8°C
(47°F)
9°C
(49°F)
13°C
(56°F)
16°C
(61°F)
20°C
(68°F)
25°C
(77°F)
26°C
(79°F)
25°C
(78°F)
24°C
(76°F)
19°C
(66°F)
15°C
(59°F)
9°C
(49°F)
Minimum 6°C
(42°F)
6°C
(42°F)
10°C
(51°F)
13°C
(56°F)
16°C
(61°F)
24°C
(75°F)
25°C
(77°F)
25°C
(78°F)
23°C
(74°F)
15°C
(60°F)
14°C
(58°F)
7°C
(45°F)

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Monthly average precipitation in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China §

Shenzhen usually has the most precipitation in June, August and September, with an average of 24 rainy days and 315 mm (12.4 inches) of precipitation per month. The driest months in Shenzhen are January, November and December. On average, 24 mm (0.9 inches) of precipitation falls during these months.

Monthly average precipitation and precipitation days in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China. Generated using Copernicus Climate Change Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to January 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average precipitation mm (inches) 22 (0.9) 48 (1.9) 68 (2.7) 100 (3.9) 193 (7.6) 351 (13.8) 206 (8.1) 374 (14.7) 219 (8.6) 151 (5.9) 28 (1.1) 22 (0.8)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1 mm) 3 7 13 12 20 26 25 26 22 10 4 3

Monthly sunshine hours in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China §

The sunniest months in Shenzhen are May, July and September, when the sun shines an average of 9 hours 54 minutes a day. Least sunny months in Shenzhen: January, February and April receive an average of 7 hours 58 minutes of sunshine daily.

Mean monthly sunshine duration, average sunshine hours per day and mean daily daylight hours in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China. Generated using Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to January 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Mean monthly sunshine hours 215 249 272 254 302 276 321 283 289 279 262 263
Mean daily daylight hours 10h 54m 11h 23m 12h 1m 12h 40m 13h 12m 13h 28m 13h 20m 12h 52m 12h 15m 11h 36m 11h 3m 10h 45m

Solar UV radiation in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China §

Shenzhen experiences the highest level of ultraviolet (UV) radiation in July, August and September, when the maximum UV index can reach values of 12 - 14, which corresponds to the Extreme category of sun exposure. January, June and December are in the High exposure category. In these months, the maximum values of the UV index do not exceed 7. For more detailed information, check out our hourly Shenzhen UV Index data.

Average daily maximum UV levels by month for Shenzhen, Guangdong, China. Generated using Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to June 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (month maximum) 7 9 11 11 10 6 13 14 12 10 8 7