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    Edinburgh weather and climate in 2024

    Scotland

    Edinburgh weather and climate in 2024

     

    Day

    15 °C

     

    Night

    6 °C

     

    Sea

    9 °C

     

    Precipitation

    57 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    13 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    16 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    5 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    78 %

     

    Day

    15 °C

     

    Night

    6 °C

     

    Sea

    9 °C

     

    Precipitation

    57 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    13 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    16 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    5 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    78 %

    Overview: Edinburgh
    Edinburgh (United Kingdom) is a place with a mild climate. Temperatures during the day are in the range from 7 °C (44 °F) in January to 19 °C (67 °F) in July. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in July with 11 °C (51 °F), the lowest in January with 1 °C (34 °F). The driest month is April with just 13 days of rain, on the contrary, the month when it rains the most is January with 17 days of rain.

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    Last week's weather in Edinburgh

    During the week of 22 April 2024 - 28 April 2024, temperatures averaged at 11 °C (52 °F) during the day and dropped to 3 °C (37 °F) at night. Both the daily and night temperatures in Edinburgh are roughly same as the long-term average, which is around 13 °C (55 °F) and 4 °C (39 °F) respectively. On average, the temperatures during various times of day (in local time) were recorded as: 7am 5 °C (41 °F), 10am 8 °C (46 °F), 1pm 10 °C (50 °F), 4pm 11 °C (52 °F), 7pm 9 °C (48 °F), 10pm 6 °C (43 °F).

    During this week: 4 days without rain and 3 days with light rain were observed. The total precipitation for the week in Edinburgh was 3 mm (0.12 in), which is below the area's average of 12 mm (0.47 in). On average, the cloud coverage during daylight hours (from dawn to dusk) was 35 %.

    An average wind speed of 2.4 m/s was recorded. The air pressure varied between 1001 hpa and 1031 hpa. The air in Edinburgh had an average humidity of 76 %.

    On average, there were 8 hours clear skies, 4 hours partially overcast skies, 4 hours overcast skies and 0.5 hours rainy weather during the daytime (from dawn to dusk). The sunrise on average occurred at 05:41, and the sunset occurred at 20:39.

    Weather overview for Edinburgh

    Weather overview

    Edinburgh (United Kingdom) is a place with a mild climate. Temperatures during the day are in the range from 7 °C (44 °F) in January to 19 °C (67 °F) in July. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in July with 11 °C (51 °F), the lowest in January with 1 °C (34 °F). The driest month is April with just 13 days of rain, on the contrary, the month when it rains the most is January with 17 days of rain.

    January weather

    The day temperature reaches its minimum in Edinburgh, and the night temperature is on its minimum too, the value of this measure is 1 °C (34 °F). The maximum of the number of rainy days is observable, with its value of 17 days. The wind speed reaches its maximum, the value of this measure is 6.

    February weather

    The day temperature rise's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 7 °C (45 °F) in Edinburgh. The number of rainy days starts to descent, the value of this measure is 15 days, and the rainfall amount starts to descent as well, with its value being 56 mm (2.19 in). The beginning of the rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed, with its value being 2 hours.

    March weather

    The rise of the day temperature can be observed in Edinburgh, while the beginning of the rise of the night temperature could be noticed, its value is 2 °C (36 °F). The rainfall amount starts to rise, with its value being 62 mm (2.43 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to rise.

    April weather

    The rise of the day temperature can be observed, with its value being 12 °C (53 °F) in Edinburgh, and the night temperature continues to rise as well, with its value of 4 °C (38 °F). The number of rainy days is on its minimum, the value of this measure is 13 days, and the minimum of the rainfall amount is observable too, its value is 48 mm (1.90 in). The rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, with its value of 4 hours.

    May weather

    The rise of the day temperature can be observed, with its value being 15 °C (58 °F) in Edinburgh, and the night temperature continues to rise as well, with its value of 6 °C (43 °F). The rainfall amount starts to rise, the value of this measure is 57 mm (2.24 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to rise, its value is 5 hours. The minimum of the humidity is observable.

    June weather

    The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, its value is 17 °C (63 °F) in Edinburgh, and the rise of the night temperature can be observed as well, with its value being 9 °C (48 °F). The rainfall amount continues to rise, with its value of 64 mm (2.52 in), while the number of rainy days rise's start could be observed, with its value of 14 days. The number of sun hours (without clouds) reaches its maximum, with its value being 6 hours.

    July weather

    The day temperature is on its maximum, with its value of 19 °C (67 °F) in Edinburgh, and the night temperature is on its maximum too, the value of this measure is 11 °C (51 °F). The rise of the rainfall amount can be observed, with its value being 70 mm (2.77 in). The tourist season slowly starts. The beginning of the descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed, the value of this measure is 5 hours.

    August weather

    The ongoing tourist season is noticeable in Edinburgh. The number of sun hours (without clouds) descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 5 hours. The number of rainy days rise's start could be observed, with its value being 15 days.

    September weather

    The day temperature descent's start could be observed, its value is 17 °C (62 °F) in Edinburgh, and the night temperature descent's start could be observed as well in this month. The descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, with its value of 4 hours.

    October weather

    The day temperature continues to descent, with its value being 13 °C (55 °F) in Edinburgh, and the night temperature descents similarly to the previous month too, with its value of 6 °C (43 °F). The number of rainy days starts to rise, with its value of 17 days, while the maximum of the rainfall amount can be noticed in October. The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to descent, its value is 3 hours.

    November weather

    The day temperature continues to descent, with its value of 10 °C (49 °F) in Edinburgh, and the night temperature descents similarly to the previous month too, the value of this measure is 3 °C (38 °F). The beginning of the descent of the rainfall amount could be noticed, with its value of 73 mm (2.89 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 2 hours.

    December weather

    The day temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 7 °C (45 °F) in Edinburgh, and the night temperature continues to descent too, with its value of 1 °C (34 °F). The minimum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) is observable, with its value of 1 hour. The humidity is on its maximum in this month. The minimum of the day length is observable, the value of this measure is 7 hours.

    FAQs

    Is there a dry season in Edinburgh in May?

    No, May is not a dry month in Edinburgh, expect rain approximately 13 days in a month.

    How many days of precipitation on average can I expect in Edinburgh in June?

    In Edinburgh in June, we can expect 14 days to be rainy, that is, days when precipitation exceeds 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 3.2 days of the week, or in general - 46 % days.

    What temperature can I expect during the day in Edinburgh in July?

    In July in Edinburgh, the average daily temperatures will be 19 °C (67 °F). Nice temperature for walking around the city or on the beach, but you will probably get cold soon when wearing a swimsuit. When walking around all day, people used to cold conditions, pull out their shorts and get rid of their sweaters. On some days, when spending time in the direct sun, sunscreen can be useful, especially for people with more sensitive skin.

    Is there a wet season in August in Edinburgh?

    No, there is no wet season in August in Edinburgh - you can expect 15 days of rain during the month.

    What is the air temperature in September in Edinburgh at night?

    The average night temperature in Edinburgh in September is 9 °C (47 °F). The nights will be cool, layers of clothes will be needed for evening and morning walks, the hotel should be equipped with heating.

    Are there good conditions to visit in Edinburgh in October?

    Edinburgh can be visited in October - the weather will be moderate. A relatively low temperature of 13 °C (55 °F) may be ideal for walking or outdoor activities, but some people may have a different idea of the holiday. The night temperature of 6 °C (43 °F) is not inviting for evening and night activities except for visiting a bar and having beer or two.

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