Shenzhen is located in humid subtropical climate zone. Being only 1 hour from Guangzhou by train, Shenzhen has similar weather with Guangzhou, with wet and scorching summers, mild and sunny winters. Shenzhen has plentiful sunshine and rainfall all year round. The yearly average temperature is 22 °C (72 °F), and the yearly precipitation is 1933 millimeters (76 inches). Most of the Rainfall happens from June to August. Shenzhen is frequented by typhoons, which occur mainly from July to September. The best time to visit Shenzhen is from October till February of the next year. Please have a look at our Shenzhen Tours and choose your time of travel.
Summer is long from June to early-October. It is scorching and wet, with occasional typhoons and frequent afternoon thunderstorms. July and August are the hottest months, with the high temperature sometimes reaching up to 40 °C (104 °F). The average temperature in summer months also hit 34 °C (93 °F). Wear any summer clothes, such as shorts, shirts and skirts, and also sun protection such as hats, sun block and sunglasses. Drink lots of water and avoid going out at noon. Besides drinking water, you can also try drinking the popular local herbal tea. June to August is the rainy season with frequent afternoon showers, while from July to September the city is occasionally hit by typhoons. Bring umbrella while traveling in summer.
Autumn is from mid-October to December. It is one of the best times of the year to travel in Shenzhen, with mostly pleasant sunny and cool weather. The average low and high temperature is respectively at 23 °C (75 °F) and 28 °C (83 °F) in October, and 19 °C (67 °F) and 24 °C (76 °F) in November, and 15 °C (60 °F) and 21 °C (70 °F) in December. Prepare a light sweater and a coat is enough, but also a long-sleeve shirt when it is warmer during the day.
Winter is short from January to February, with mild and dry weather. It is also one of the best times of the year to visit Shenzhen. The average low and high temperature is 14 °C (58 °F) and 19 °C (67 °F) in January, and 15 °C (59 °F) and 19 °C (67 °F) in February. Shirts, a sweater and an overcoat are enough for the winter in Shenzhen.
Shenzhen Dongmen Street has lots of fashion clothes and bars. I think you would love there.
enjoy your trip.
ChristyChristy Luo replied on 2014-06-07
Jan 31 is Chinese traditional New Year is Spring Festival, which is biggest festival for Chinese people and with best celebration mood. Jan 1 is the general New Year for the whole world, and the activities belong to shops and malls that not as lovely as Spring Festival. There are good restaurants for Guangdong cuisine, you could go to shangxiajiu pedestrian road and try the ones there. Such as Lianxiang Restaurant, Guangzhou Restaurant.Delia Xie replied on 2013-10-30
Thank you for your inquiry.
For Shenzhen hotels, here I list three type of hotels for your reference:
3 star:Shenzhen Juntin Hotel(深圳骏庭酒店)，Add：NO.3085 East Shennan Road, Luohu District, Shenzhen（深圳罗湖区深南东路3085号）Tel:0755-82351666
4 star:Lushan Hotel(庐山大酒店)No.3023 Chunfeng Road, Luohu District, Shenzhen（深圳罗湖区春风路3023号）Tel:0755-82338888
5 star:Luohu Shangri La Hotel Shenzhen(深圳罗湖香格里拉) Address: No.1002, Jianshe Road, Shenzhen, China（中国深圳市 建设路1002号火车站东侧），Tel:0755-82330888
For more information about China hotels, please click here:http://www.chinahighlights.com/hotel/
For scenic spots in Shenzhen, you can visit Splendid China(锦绣中华)，Folk Culture Village（中国民俗文化村）,Window of the World（世界之窗）. Click here of Shenzhen Tour website for reference:http://www.chinahighlights.com/shenzhen/tours.htm . If you need to book our tours or hotels, please feel free to contact me.Alice Cai replied on 2012-08-02