Weather: Summer heat begins to set in during June. The average temperature rises to 26 °C (79 °F), with the highest temperature reaching around 35 °C (95 °F). The rainy season also begins this month.
Clothing: In general, dress for summer weather, but bring a long-sleeve shirt for cool evenings. Come prepared for rain as the city sees a lot of rainy days this month. Sunglasses and sun cream are essential to protect yourself from the sun.
June marks the start of Shanghai's "furnace city" season. There are a lot of indoor attractions that will keep you cool in Shanghai.
Shop at the Jinmao Tower: This 88-story building is one of three very tall skyscrapers next to the Pudong River in the Lujiazui financial district. The building features a mall, a Hyatt Regency, and the Cloud 9 Bar at the top. Contact us to stay at the Grand Hyatt.
Shanghai Old Street: This kilometer stretch is meant for tourists. Experienced shopkeepers will see how shrewdly you can bargain for souvenirs and products that tourists like to buy. There is an ancient Shanghai atmosphere and decor. There are many restaurants where you can have a good Chinese-style gourmet meal.
Shanghai Museum: This is one of the top museums in the city. Its a history museum, and its known for the collection of ancient artifacts. You can learn about the history of the region. The museum also features an exhibit of ancient furniture and displays the arts and crafts of various minorities.
High travel month: June marks the start of the summer travel season. The Dragon Boat Festival falls in June. The city is very crowded given its popularity with both Chinese and foreign travelers. Expect large crowds at tourist attractions and using public transportation. Let us help you book flights and train tickets.
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