The best times to visit Shishou for ideal weather are

March 26th to May 27th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Shishou Travel Info

Weather in Shishou


Average temperatures in Shishou vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice some of the year, but often too hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 30th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Shishou, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 91.3°F (32.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.9°F (25.5°C) at night.

Shishou Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Shishou Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Shishou Perceived Temperature (F)


Shishou Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Shishou Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 46.3 39.7 32.8
Feb 50.7 44.3 37.6
Mar 61 53.7 45.8
Apr 70.7 63.1 54.7
May 80.7 73 64.9
Jun 85.7 79.2 72.5
Jul 90 83.5 76.8
Aug 89.3 82.1 75.3
Sep 81.5 74.3 67.4
Oct 73.8 65.9 58.2
Nov 61 53.8 46.6
Dec 51.1 44 36.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 7.9 4.3 0.4
Feb 10.4 6.8 3.1
Mar 16.1 12.1 7.7
Apr 21.5 17.3 12.6
May 27.1 22.8 18.3
Jun 29.8 26.2 22.5
Jul 32.2 28.6 24.9
Aug 31.8 27.8 24.1
Sep 27.5 23.5 19.7
Oct 23.2 18.8 14.6
Nov 16.1 12.1 8.1
Dec 10.6 6.7 2.6



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Shishou are December, January, and then October. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late December. For example, on the week of December 24th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid April with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of April 16th.

When can you find snow in Shishou? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Shishou.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Shishou (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 12% 0 1
Feb 19% 0 2.2
Mar 19% 0 3.1
Apr 32% 0 4.9
May 31% 0 6.2
Jun 24% 0 7.3
Jul 24% 0 6
Aug 22% 0 4.8
Sep 21% 0 4.1
Oct 18% 0 3.5
Nov 19% 0 2.4
Dec 8% 0 0.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 12 0 2.5
Feb 19 0 5.6
Mar 19 0 7.9
Apr 32 0 12.4
May 31 0 15.7
Jun 24 0 18.5
Jul 24 0 15.2
Aug 22 0 12.2
Sep 21 0 10.4
Oct 18 0 8.9
Nov 19 0 6.1
Dec 8 0 1.8


Humidity and Wind

Shishou has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is December (60.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (72.9%).

Wind in Shishou is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by August and March. July’s average wind speed of around 4.7 knots (5.4 MPH or 8.6 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early July where average top sustained speeds reach 8.8 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Shishou.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 3.7 Barely noticeable 6.4 Light breeze
Feb 4.2 Light breeze 7.2 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.4 Light breeze 7.7 Light breeze
Apr 4.2 Light breeze 7.4 Gentle breeze
May 4.2 Light breeze 7.3 Light breeze
Jun 3.8 Barely noticeable 6.5 Light breeze
Jul 4.7 Light breeze 7.8 Light breeze
Aug 4.4 Light breeze 7.5 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.1 Light breeze 6.9 Light breeze
Oct 3.4 Barely noticeable 5.9 Light breeze
Nov 3.6 Barely noticeable 6.1 Light breeze
Dec 3.7 Barely noticeable 6.4 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 60.8%
Feb 66.3%
Mar 64.1%
Apr 66.1%
May 64.8%
Jun 70.7%
Jul 72.9%
Aug 72.1%
Sep 69.5%
Oct 65.3%
Nov 67.4%
Dec 60.4%


Is it Safe to Travel to Shishou?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Macao; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Shishou, China is May, followed by February and April. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Shishou in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 70.9 in December means 70.9% of the tourists vs. May.



Overall Shishou Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 82.9°F (28.3°C) and 51.1°F (10.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 10 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 7 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Shishou, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 83.3°F (28.5°C) and 57°F (13.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: approximately 6 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Shishou to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 54.9°F (12.7°C) and 45.4°F (7.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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