SHANGHAI, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 19: (CHINA OUT) Tourists shield themselves from downpour triggered by typhoon Wipha at the Bund
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Shanghai has five seasons - the four usual ones (spring, summer, fall and winter) and the added bonus of rainy season. The weather in Shanghai conforms to that of eastern-central China. It is generally damp and gets quite a lot of rainfall annually but it rarely freezes.
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