When is the best time to go to Shenzhen?

When is the best time to go to Shenzhen? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Shenzhen are January, February, May, September, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are May, June, July, August, September and October
  • The rainiest months are June, July and August
  • The best months for swimming are May, June, July, August, September and October

Annual weather in Shenzhen

For full information about the climate and weather in Shenzhen a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 59°F/68°F
February 63°F/72°F
March 68°F/76°F
April 74°F/81°F
May 81°F/86°F
June 85°F/88°F
July 85°F/90°F
August 85°F/92°F
September 83°F/90°F
October 77°F/85°F
November 70°F/79°F
December 61°F/70°F

Weather and climate in Shenzhen

Shenzhen enjoys a monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Shenzhen is 81°F (ranging from 68°F in january to 92°F in august). Annual rainfall is 66.2in, with a minimum of 1in in december and a maximum of 12.6in in august.
  • In the month of january the climate is favorable. the thermometer goes up to 68°F°C.
  • Between february and may the climate is just OK. The record temperature this month is 97°F and it rains about 35% of the time in may.
  • Between the months of june and august the climate is not good. The temperature rises to 92°F.
  • In the month of september the climate is just OK. The temperature rises to 90°F.
  • Between the months of october and december the climate is beautiful. The record temperature this month is 86°F and it rains about 1in each month.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Shenzhen

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Shenzhen: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Shenzhen

Find out when Shenzhen has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Shenzhen

  • Very low season in Shenzhen
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January, February, March, May, June and July.
  • Low season in Shenzhen
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: April and September.
  • High season in Shenzhen
    The number of visitors to Shenzhen is high in: August, October and November.
  • Peek season in Shenzhen
    The largest number of tourists visiting Shenzhen is during: December.

Figure: Visitor index for Shenzhen month by month

Best time for low prices in Shenzhen

Average prices of hotels in Shenzhen month by month

Generally, December is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Shenzhen. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, February is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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