Edinburgh weather

The Edinburgh weather guide shows monthly weather averages (including daytime and night-time temperatures, rainfall and hours of sunshine) for Edinburgh, Edinburgh City, Scotland.

Edinburgh weather averages

Check the Edinburgh weather averages for each month of the year including maximum daytime and minimum night-time temperatures, monthly rainfall, number of days with rain and average daily hours of sunshine for Edinburgh, Edinburgh City, Scotland.

Max Day Temperature (°C)

Hours of Sunshine (daily)

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  • Dec

Days with some Rainfall

Min Night Temperature (°C)

Monthly Rainfall (mm)

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Edinburgh weather by month

Check the weather for Edinburgh, Edinburgh City, Scotland for a particular month by selecting from the list below. This gives the best indication of what to expect from the weather months in advance.

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Edinburgh weather in January

The average maximum daytime temperature in Edinburgh in January is a cold 5°C (41°F), while the average minimum night-time temperature is a cold 0°C (32°F). You can expect on average 1 hours of sunshine a day in Edinburgh during January.

  • 5°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Edinburgh5
    5°C max day temperature
  • 1 hours of sunshine per day in January in Edinburgh1
    1 hour of sunshine per day
  • 20 days with some rainfall in January in Edinburgh20
    20 days with some rainfall
  • -0°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Edinburgh-0
    -0°C min night temperature
  • 84 mm monthly rainfall in January in Edinburgh84
    84 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 84 mm (3.3 inches) of rain normally falls in Edinburgh during January with rain falling on 20 days of the month.

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Edinburgh weather in February

The average maximum daytime temperature in Edinburgh in February is a cold 6°C (43°F), while the average minimum night-time temperature is a cold 0°C (32°F). You can expect on average 2 hours of sunshine a day in Edinburgh during February.

  • 6°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Edinburgh6
    6°C max day temperature
  • 2 hours of sunshine per day in February in Edinburgh2
    2 hours of sunshine per day
  • 17 days with some rainfall in February in Edinburgh17
    17 days with some rainfall
  • 0°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Edinburgh0
    0°C min night temperature
  • 60 mm monthly rainfall in February in Edinburgh60
    60 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 60 mm (2.4 inches) of rain normally falls in Edinburgh during February with rain falling on 17 days of the month.

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Edinburgh weather in March

The average maximum daytime temperature in Edinburgh in March is a cool 8°C (46°F), while the average minimum night-time temperature is a cold 1°C (34°F). You can expect on average 3 hours of sunshine a day in Edinburgh during March.

  • 8°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Edinburgh8
    8°C max day temperature
  • 3 hours of sunshine per day in March in Edinburgh3
    3 hours of sunshine per day
  • 20 days with some rainfall in March in Edinburgh20
    20 days with some rainfall
  • 1°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Edinburgh1
    1°C min night temperature
  • 70 mm monthly rainfall in March in Edinburgh70
    70 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 70 mm (2.8 inches) of rain normally falls in Edinburgh during March with rain falling on 20 days of the month.

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Edinburgh weather in April

The average maximum daytime temperature in Edinburgh in April is a cool 11°C (52°F), while the average minimum night-time temperature is a cold 3°C (37°F). You can expect on average 5 hours of sunshine a day in Edinburgh during April.

  • 11°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Edinburgh11
    11°C max day temperature
  • 5 hours of sunshine per day in April in Edinburgh5
    5 hours of sunshine per day
  • 17 days with some rainfall in April in Edinburgh17
    17 days with some rainfall
  • 3°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Edinburgh3
    3°C min night temperature
  • 49 mm monthly rainfall in April in Edinburgh49
    49 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 49 mm (1.9 inches) of rain normally falls in Edinburgh during April with rain falling on 17 days of the month.

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Edinburgh weather in May

The average maximum daytime temperature in Edinburgh in May is a comfortable 14°C (57°F), while the average minimum night-time temperature is a cold 5°C (41°F). You can expect on average 5 hours of sunshine a day in Edinburgh during May.

  • 14°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Edinburgh14
    14°C max day temperature
  • 5 hours of sunshine per day in May in Edinburgh5
    5 hours of sunshine per day
  • 16 days with some rainfall in May in Edinburgh16
    16 days with some rainfall
  • 5°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Edinburgh5
    5°C min night temperature
  • 58 mm monthly rainfall in May in Edinburgh58
    58 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 58 mm (2.3 inches) of rain normally falls in Edinburgh during May with rain falling on 16 days of the month.

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Edinburgh weather in June

The average maximum daytime temperature in Edinburgh in June is a comfortable 17°C (63°F), while the average minimum night-time temperature is a cool 8°C (46°F). You can expect on average 6 hours of sunshine a day in Edinburgh during June.

  • 17°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Edinburgh17
    17°C max day temperature
  • 6 hours of sunshine per day in June in Edinburgh6
    6 hours of sunshine per day
  • 15 days with some rainfall in June in Edinburgh15
    15 days with some rainfall
  • 8°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Edinburgh8
    8°C min night temperature
  • 57 mm monthly rainfall in June in Edinburgh57
    57 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 57 mm (2.2 inches) of rain normally falls in Edinburgh during June with rain falling on 15 days of the month.

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Edinburgh weather in July

The average maximum daytime temperature in Edinburgh in July is a comfortable 18°C (64°F), while the average minimum night-time temperature is a cool 10°C (50°F). You can expect on average 5 hours of sunshine a day in Edinburgh during July.

  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Edinburgh18
    18°C max day temperature
  • 5 hours of sunshine per day in July in Edinburgh5
    5 hours of sunshine per day
  • 16 days with some rainfall in July in Edinburgh16
    16 days with some rainfall
  • 10°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Edinburgh10
    10°C min night temperature
  • 64 mm monthly rainfall in July in Edinburgh64
    64 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 64 mm (2.5 inches) of rain normally falls in Edinburgh during July with rain falling on 16 days of the month.

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Edinburgh weather in August

The average maximum daytime temperature in Edinburgh in August is a comfortable 18°C (64°F), while the average minimum night-time temperature is a cool 10°C (50°F). You can expect on average 5 hours of sunshine a day in Edinburgh during August.

  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Edinburgh18
    18°C max day temperature
  • 5 hours of sunshine per day in August in Edinburgh5
    5 hours of sunshine per day
  • 17 days with some rainfall in August in Edinburgh17
    17 days with some rainfall
  • 10°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Edinburgh10
    10°C min night temperature
  • 67 mm monthly rainfall in August in Edinburgh67
    67 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 67 mm (2.6 inches) of rain normally falls in Edinburgh during August with rain falling on 17 days of the month.

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Edinburgh weather in September

The average maximum daytime temperature in Edinburgh in September is a comfortable 15°C (59°F), while the average minimum night-time temperature is a cool 8°C (46°F). You can expect on average 4 hours of sunshine a day in Edinburgh during September.

  • 15°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Edinburgh15
    15°C max day temperature
  • 4 hours of sunshine per day in September in Edinburgh4
    4 hours of sunshine per day
  • 17 days with some rainfall in September in Edinburgh17
    17 days with some rainfall
  • 8°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Edinburgh8
    8°C min night temperature
  • 77 mm monthly rainfall in September in Edinburgh77
    77 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 77 mm (3 inches) of rain normally falls in Edinburgh during September with rain falling on 17 days of the month.

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Edinburgh weather in October

The average maximum daytime temperature in Edinburgh in October is a cool 12°C (54°F), while the average minimum night-time temperature is a cold 5°C (41°F). You can expect on average 3 hours of sunshine a day in Edinburgh during October.

  • 12°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Edinburgh12
    12°C max day temperature
  • 3 hours of sunshine per day in October in Edinburgh3
    3 hours of sunshine per day
  • 19 days with some rainfall in October in Edinburgh19
    19 days with some rainfall
  • 5°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Edinburgh5
    5°C min night temperature
  • 88 mm monthly rainfall in October in Edinburgh88
    88 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 88 mm (3.5 inches) of rain normally falls in Edinburgh during October with rain falling on 19 days of the month.

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Edinburgh weather in November

The average maximum daytime temperature in Edinburgh in November is a cool 8°C (46°F), while the average minimum night-time temperature is a cold 2°C (36°F). You can expect on average 2 hours of sunshine a day in Edinburgh during November.

  • 8°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Edinburgh8
    8°C max day temperature
  • 2 hours of sunshine per day in November in Edinburgh2
    2 hours of sunshine per day
  • 20 days with some rainfall in November in Edinburgh20
    20 days with some rainfall
  • 2°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Edinburgh2
    2°C min night temperature
  • 88 mm monthly rainfall in November in Edinburgh88
    88 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 88 mm (3.5 inches) of rain normally falls in Edinburgh during November with rain falling on 20 days of the month.

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Edinburgh weather in December

The average maximum daytime temperature in Edinburgh in December is a cold 6°C (43°F), while the average minimum night-time temperature is a cold 1°C (34°F). You can expect on average 1 hours of sunshine a day in Edinburgh during December.

  • 6°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Edinburgh6
    6°C max day temperature
  • 1 hours of sunshine per day in December in Edinburgh1
    1 hour of sunshine per day
  • 20 days with some rainfall in December in Edinburgh20
    20 days with some rainfall
  • 1°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Edinburgh1
    1°C min night temperature
  • 79 mm monthly rainfall in December in Edinburgh79
    79 mm of monthly rainfall

On average 79 mm (3.1 inches) of rain normally falls in Edinburgh during December with rain falling on 20 days of the month.

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