Monthly weather forecast and climate
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

An evening view of Edinburgh in Scotland, United Kingdom, across from the lovely Princess Street Gardens
An evening view of Edinburgh in Scotland, United Kingdom, across from the lovely Princess Street Gardens
January, the same as December, in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, is another chilly winter month, with average temperature varying between 7°C (44.6°F) and 1.4°C (34.5°F). The coldest months are January and December, with an average high-temperature of 7°C (44.6°F). Weather in January »
The last month of the winter, February, is also a chilly month in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, with average temperature varying between 1.5°C (34.7°F) and 7.5°C (45.5°F). In Edinburgh, in February, the average high-temperature is 7.5°C (45.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 1.5°C (34.7°F). Weather in February »

March, the first month of the spring, in Edinburgh, is also a chilly month, with average temperature fluctuating between 2.8°C (37°F) and 9.5°C (49.1°F). In March, the average high-temperature is 9.5°C (49.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 2.8°C (37°F). Weather in March »

April is a fresh spring month in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, with average temperature fluctuating between 11.8°C (53.2°F) and 4.3°C (39.7°F). The average high-temperature, in April, is 11.8°C (53.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 4.3°C (39.7°F). Weather in April »

The last month of the spring, May, is a mild month in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, with temperature in the range of an average low of 6.8°C (44.2°F) and an average high of 14.7°C (58.5°F). In May, the average high-temperature is 14.7°C (58.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 6.8°C (44.2°F). Weather in May »

June, the first month of the summer, in Edinburgh, is a comfortable month, with average temperature varying between 9.7°C (49.5°F) and 17.2°C (63°F). In June, the average high-temperature is 17.2°C (63°F), and the average low-temperature is 9.7°C (49.5°F). Weather in June »

July, the same as June, is a comfortable summer month in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, with average temperature ranging between min. 11.5°C (52.7°F) and max. 19.1°C (66.4°F). July is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 19.1°C (66.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 11.5°C (52.7°F). Weather in July »

The last month of the summer, August, is another comfortable month in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, with temperature in the range of an average high of 18.9°C (66°F) and an average low of 11.4°C (52.5°F). In Edinburgh, the average high-temperature is 18.9°C (66°F), and the average low-temperature is 11.4°C (52.5°F). Weather in August »

The first month of the autumn, September, is still a comfortable month in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, with average temperature fluctuating between 16.5°C (61.7°F) and 9.4°C (48.9°F). In September, the average high-temperature is 16.5°C (61.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 9.4°C (48.9°F). Weather in September »

October, like September, is another mild autumn month in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, with average temperature ranging between min. 6.5°C (43.7°F) and max. 13.1°C (55.6°F). In Edinburgh, in October, the average high-temperature is 13.1°C (55.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 6.5°C (43.7°F). Weather in October »

The last month of the autumn, November, is also a chilly month in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, with temperature in the range of an average low of 3.7°C (38.7°F) and an average high of 9.6°C (49.3°F). In Edinburgh, the average high-temperature is 9.6°C (49.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 3.7°C (38.7°F). Weather in November »

December, the first month of the winter, in Edinburgh, is still a chilly month, with average temperature varying between 7°C (44.6°F) and 1.3°C (34.3°F). January and December, with an average high-temperature of 7°C (44.6°F), are the coldest months. Weather in December »

What is the coldest month in Edinburgh?

January and December, with an average high-temperature of 7°C (44.6°F), are the coldest months in Edinburgh.

How much does it rain in Edinburgh?

Throughout the year, in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, there are 124.2 rainfall days, and 704.3mm (27.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Edinburgh?

January and December, with an average UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index.

When is the sea coldest in Edinburgh?

March is the month with the coldest seawater in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, with an average sea temperature of 6.9°C (44.4°F). Swimming in 6.9°C (44.4°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

What is the driest month in Edinburgh?

The month with the least rainfall in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, is April when the rain falls for 8.8 days and typically collects 40.5mm (1.6") of precipitation.

What month has the most sunshine in Edinburgh?

May has the most sunshine of the year in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, with an average of 6.1h of sunshine.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Edinburgh?

Months with the highest UV index in Edinburgh are May through August, with an average UV index of 5.

When are the longest days in Edinburgh?

With an average of 17.5h of daylight, June has the longest days of the year in Edinburgh.

What is the warmest month in Edinburgh?

July is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 19.1°C (66.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 11.5°C (52.7°F).

What is the month with the warmest sea water in Edinburgh?

August is the month with the warmest seawater in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, with an average sea temperature of 15°C (59°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 15°C (59°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

What is the rainiest month in Edinburgh?

October is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 12.4 days and accumulates 75.6mm (3") of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Edinburgh?

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 7.1h of daylight.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Edinburgh?

The month with the least sunshine is December, with an average of 1.5h of sunshine.
Average temperature - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Average rainfall - Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (75.6mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (40.5mm).

Average rainfall days - Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (12.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (8.8 days).

Average sea temperature - Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (15°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (6.9°C).

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Average UV index - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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