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Shantou Climate & Temperature

  • Shantou, China is at 23°23'N, 116°41'E, 3 m (10 ft). See map.
  • Shantou has a humid subtropical hot summer climate that is mild with dry winters, hot humid summers and moderate seasonality (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cwa).
  • The mean annual temperature is 21.2 degrees Celsius (70.2 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15 °C (27°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype truly oceanic. Shantou Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 18.2°C (64.7°F) on average falling to 10.9°C (51.7°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 23.7°C (74.7°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 17.8°C (64.1°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 30.8°C (87.5°F) and average low temperatures are 25°C (77°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 26.8°C (80.3°F) during the day and lows of 19.9°C (67.8°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1531.1 mm (60.3 inches) which is equivalent to 1531.1 Litres/m² (37.55 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Shantou you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Rivadavia, Argentina where you would find a Subtropical steppe climate (Subtropical dry forest biome).

Shantou Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 17 (63) 18 (64) 20 (68) 24 (75) 27 (81) 30 (85) 32 (89) 31 (89) 30 (86) 27 (81) 24 (74) 20 (67) 25 (77)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 13 (56) 14 (57) 16 (61) 20 (69) 24 (76) 27 (80) 28 (83) 28 (82) 27 (80) 23 (74) 19 (67) 15 (59) 21 (70)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 10 (50) 11 (52) 14 (57) 18 (64) 22 (71) 24 (75) 26 (78) 25 (78) 24 (75) 20 (68) 16 (60) 12 (53) 18 (65)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 30 (1) 56 (2) 82 (3) 155 (6) 210 (8) 303 (12) 206 (8) 215 (8) 145 (6) 62 (2) 39 (2) 29 (1) 1531 (60)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 51' 11h 20' 11h 58' 12h 40' 13h 15' 13h 32' 13h 24' 12h 55' 12h 15' 11h 33' 10h 59' 10h 42' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 46.6 55.8 66.7 78.4 86.7 89.6 86.7 78.7 67.3 55.8 46.6 43.2 66.8

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