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.
Shanghai November Weather Data Graphs
Best Things to Do in Shanghai in November
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.
Visit Century Park
See the mix of fall colors in the various types of trees. Century Park 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.
Visiting Shanghai in November: Important Travel Tips and Popular Tours
November is in the peak season.
November is a peak travel month due to the fine weather. The attractions are crowded. The prices of hotels and flights are much more expensive than the ones during low season.
We recommend that you book in advance. We can help obtain your tickets to avoid wasting your time at crowded attractions waiting in ticket lines.
Recommended Shanghai Tours
- 4-Day Shanghai and Suzhou with Watertown Culture Tour — covering Nanxun Ancient Watertown and the essence of Shanghai and Suzhou.
- 8 Days Beijing – Xi'an – Shanghai Private Tour — covering the Great Wall, the Terracotta Army and the Bund
The above are our sample Shanghai tours. We hope you find them to be a good starting point or a source of inspiration for creating your trip with us.
Shanghai Climate Information by Month
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