Warm weather is expected to return this week but rain also is likely for a couple of days, local forecasters said.
The temperature will climb gradually, reaching a high of 28 degrees Celsius late this week, according to the Hangzhou Meteorological Bureau.
Today should be partly cloudy, with a low of 9 degrees Celsius and a high of 21 degrees. Rain is forecast for tonight.
Tomorrow should be rainy with a low of 15 degrees Celsius and a high of 21 degrees. Wednesday is forecast to be cloudy with a low of 17 degrees and a high of 25 degrees.
Thursday is likely to be partly cloudy with temperatures between 18 and 20 degrees. Friday will be sunny with temperature jumping to 27 degrees.
People will work seven days continuously this week in order to have a three-day Labor Day holiday next Monday to Wednesday.
The past Saturday is guyu, literally Grain Rain, according to the Chinese lunar calendar. It is a time for grain sowing as weather turns warmer.
Source: Hangzhou International Center