Weather & Packing Information

Wondering what the weather’s like at Shanghai Disney Resort? We’ve put together some general information to help you prepare for the most important part of your trip—having fun!

Rain or Shine: You’re Good to Go

Shanghai’s climate shifts throughout the year, with temperatures ranging from hot and humid in the summer months to chilly winter weather that may require warmer clothing.

Here’s what you can expect from its 4 distinct seasons.


Mild temperatures and a flurry of cherry blossoms make this one of the most beautiful times of year in China’s largest city.


The highest temperatures occur from June through September—early summer signifies the ripening of plums along the Yangtze River.


From September through November, temperatures are mild during the day and cooler at night, making it a popular time to visit.


Snowfall is rare, but this is decidedly the coldest time of the year. At night, temperatures can drop below freezing so be sure to bundle up!

What to Bring

Excited for your Shanghai Disney Resort vacation, but can’t decide what you’ll need? This easy checklist suggests clothing and other items you may want to take along:


  • T-shirts (both long- and short-sleeved)
  • Light sweater
  • Lightweight rain jacket
  • Jeans or long pants
  • Shorts
  • Casual dress/skirt (optional)
  • Hat
  • Closed-toe shoes
  • Sturdy-soled walking shoes

Miscellaneous Items

  • Medication
  • Camera/video camera
  • Extra batteries or charger for camera
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Umbrella
  • Toiletries
  • Electric plug adapter

You may need rain gear—particularly from June to September. Visit Shanghai Meteorological Information for the latest weather reports.

Inclement Weather Arrangements During Your Trip

Shanghai Disneyland has been purpose-built with the best possible Guest experience in mind. Though Shanghai’s climate shifts throughout the year, the theme park’s many attractions, entertainment, restaurants and shops will continue to remain open—rain or shine, hot or cold.

On select occasions, the theme park may be forced to close or operate under a limited range of offerings and park hours due to extreme cases of inclement weather. For more information on storm warnings and potential cases for park closure, please check back in the near future!

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