Time in Shanghai, China
The exact time in Shanghai is based on the time zones for Shanghai. We will always try to give you the exact time for Shanghai. There might be slight differences, since the time zones for Shanghai might change due to daylight savings time (DST).
Time changes in Shanghai are usually done to adapt citizen and tourist activity to the solar cycle. This allows for greater usage of daylight, reducing dependency on electricity. That is why the time is sent ahead one hour in the spring for Shanghai, and falls back one hour in the fall for Shanghai. Adding an extra hour of daylight helps Shanghai to improve its tourism and depend less on Shanghai's electricity supplies.
Current time and weather in Shanghai, China in other languages
Time changes DST in Shanghai
Each country perform its time change according to the Daylight Saving Time rules on a different day of the year, which can or not match with the beginning of the summer. That is why we recommend you to check out the time change dates to stay up to date.
These are the time change dates in Shanghai during 2021:
- Daylight Saving Time in Shanghai starts on:: -
- Daylight Saving Time in Shanghai ends on: -
Sunrise and sunset times in Shanghai
Sunrise in Shanghai is at 06:15:38 and sunset time in Shanghai is at 17:56:03.
- Length of the day in Shanghai is 12:40 hours
- Civil twilight begins at 05:51:31 and ends at 18:20:11 hours
- Nautical twilight in Shanghai begins at 05:23:28 and ends at 18:48:13 hours.
- Astronomical twilight in Shanghai begins at 04:55:24 and ends at 19:16:17 hours.
Shanghai coordinates and location in the world
Which are latitude and longitude coordinates of Shanghai in the map of the world?
- Shanghai's latitude: 31° 6' N
- Shanghai's longitude: 121° 22' E
Hotels to stay and book in Shanghai, China
If you are travelling for vacations to Shanghai and looking for to book a hotel at a good price, click on the hotels links below to find more information and details. You will find hotel rooms prices, payment methods, location and opening hours, that will help you booking the best hotel in Shanghai for your budget during your vacations.