Shanghai, located on the 31st degrees of north latitude, enjoys the subtropical marine monsoon climate, with four distinct seasons, Spring is pleasant warm, summer burning hot, autumn comfortably cool and winter overcast cold, . The hottest time of Shanghai comes in July and August, with the highest temperature above 35℃ (95 F)， and the coldest time is from late January to early February. Spring, from March to May, mild and rainy. Autumn, from mid-September to mid-November, neither too hot nor too rainy. So, if you are planning a trip to Shanghai, Spring and autumn is the best time for traveling here. But you are kindly suggested to avoid the period from 1st Oct to 7th Oct when is the one-week long national holiday and the city will be teemed with both domestic and overseas visitors.