Average weather in Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh has a mild humid temperate climate with warm summers and no dry season. Over the course of a year, the temperature typically varies from 1 degrees Celsius to 19 degrees Celsius (33° to 66° Fahrenheit) and is rarely below -5°C (23° F) or above 22°C (71°F).

The warm season lasts from June 13 to September 11, the cold season lasts from November 19 to March 14.

What's the best time to travel to Edinburgh in Scotland? Here are some facts:

  • On average, the warmest month is August.
  • On average, the coolest month is January.
  • September is the wettest month.
  • April is the driest month.
For more specific information please take a look at the graphs shown below.

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Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year

This is the monthly total of sunhours

Average monthly sunhours in Edinburgh, Scotland   Copyright © 2013 www.weather-and-climate.com

Average percent of sunshine over the year

This is the mean percent of sunhours during the day

Average percent of sunshine in Edinburgh, Scotland   Copyright © 2013 www.weather-and-climate.com

Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year

The monthly mean minimum and maximum daily temperature. Show temperatures in Fahrenheit »

Average min and max temperatures in Edinburgh, Scotland   Copyright © 2013 www.weather-and-climate.com

Average water temperature over the year

The monthly mean water temperature. Show temperatures in Fahrenheit »

Average water temperatures in Edinburgh, Scotland   Copyright © 2013 www.weather-and-climate.com

Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)

This is the mean monthly precipitation, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches »

Average precipitation (rain/snow) in Edinburgh, Scotland   Copyright © 2013 www.weather-and-climate.com

Average monthly rainy days over the year

This is the number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Average rainy days (rain/snow) in Edinburgh, Scotland   Copyright © 2013 www.weather-and-climate.com

Average humidity over the year

This is the mean monthly relative humidity

Average relative humidity in Edinburgh, Scotland   Copyright © 2013 www.weather-and-climate.com

Average wind speed over the year

This is the mean monthly wind speed

Average wind speed in Edinburgh, Scotland   Copyright © 2013 www.weather-and-climate.com

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