Weather: During November, the weather gradually turns to winter, with windy and dry conditions. There is a noticeable drop in temperature between day and night. The average low and high temperatures are 8 °C (46 °F) and 17 °C (63 °F).
Clothing: November generally means sweater weather, and one needs a coat for cooler days
The fine, cool and dry weather of November is ideal for touring Shanghai. It is time to go to the city parks and see the bright leaves and the natural fall beauty.
Enjoy a Lemon-Yellow Autumn in Shanghai: The bright yellow Gingko leaves appear in abundance in November in Shanghai and extend into December. These trees are native to China and their leaves are brilliant against a blue sky. Chinese people also eat the seeds, and the leaves make a medicinal tea. Gingko trees are a favorite Chinese garden tree, and you'll enjoy finding their distinctive color in several of the city's parks.
Century Park: See the mix of fall colors in the various types of trees. It is one of the bigger parks in Shanghai and is conveniently located near a subway line in Pudong. The park features a big pond. You can take paddle boats out on it and walk the paths around it.
Peak travel season: November is a peak travel month. Foreign tour groups flock inbound in the fall. Let us help you book flights and train tickets.
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