Monthly weather forecast and climate
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh in Scotland, United Kingdom, across from the lovely Princess Street Gardens
Edinburgh in Scotland, United Kingdom, across from the lovely Princess Street Gardens

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is a wintry winter month in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, with temperature in the range of an average high of 5°C (41°F) and an average low of 1.6°C (34.9°F). January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 5°C (41°F) and an average low-temperature of 1.6°C (34.9°F). Weather in January »

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter, in Edinburgh, is another cold month, with average temperature ranging between max 5.8°C (42.4°F) and min 1.8°C (35.2°F). In Edinburgh, United Kingdom, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in January - a still wintry 5.8°C (42.4°F). Weather in February »

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is a chilly month in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, with average temperature varying between 7.8°C (46°F) and 2.5°C (36.5°F). In Edinburgh, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in February - a frosty 7.8°C (46°F). Weather in March »

Weather in April

April is a cool spring month in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, with temperature in the range of an average high of 10.6°C (51.1°F) and an average low of 4°C (39.2°F). In April, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in March - a fresh 10.6°C (51.1°F). Weather in April »

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a mild month in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, with temperature in the range of an average high of 13°C (55.4°F) and an average low of 5.8°C (42.4°F). In May, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in April - a mild 13°C (55.4°F). Weather in May »

Weather in June

The first month of the summer, June, is also a moderate month in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, with average temperature fluctuating between 15.5°C (59.9°F) and 8.4°C (47.1°F). In Edinburgh, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in May - a still moderate 15.5°C (59.9°F). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, is an enjoyable summer month, with average temperature ranging between max 17.2°C (63°F) and min 10.4°C (50.7°F). The warmest month is July, with an average high-temperature of 17.2°C (63°F) and an average low-temperature of 10.4°C (50.7°F). Weather in July »

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Edinburgh, is another comfortable month, with average temperature varying between 16.7°C (62.1°F) and 10.4°C (50.7°F). In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still enjoyable 16.7°C (62.1°F). Weather in August »

Weather in September

The first month of the autumn, September, is also a moderate month in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, with temperature in the range of an average low of 9°C (48.2°F) and an average high of 14.7°C (58.5°F). In September, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in August - a moderate 14.7°C (58.5°F). Weather in September »

Weather in October

October, like September, in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, is another fresh autumn month, with average temperature fluctuating between 11.7°C (53.1°F) and 7°C (44.6°F). In Edinburgh, the average high-temperature in October marginally drops, from a mild 14.7°C (58.5°F) in September, to a fresh 11.7°C (53.1°F). Weather in October »

Weather in November

November, the last month of the autumn, in Edinburgh, is also a frosty month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 3.9°C (39°F) and an average high of 8°C (46.4°F). In Edinburgh, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from a fresh 11.7°C (53.1°F) in October, to a chilly 8°C (46.4°F). Weather in November »

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is also a wintry month in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, with average temperature fluctuating between 2.1°C (35.8°F) and 5.5°C (41.9°F). In Edinburgh, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in November - a cold 5.5°C (41.9°F). Weather in December »
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Edinburgh?

January is the coldest month in Edinburgh, with an average high-temperature of 5°C (41°F) and an average low-temperature of 1.6°C (34.9°F).

How much does it rain in Edinburgh?

In Edinburgh, during the entire year, the rain falls for 205.2 days and collects up to 512mm (20.16") of precipitation.

When does it snow in Edinburgh?

Months with snowfall in Edinburgh are January through March, November and December.

How many days does it snow in Edinburgh?

Throughout the year, there are 9.2 snowfall days, and 66mm (2.6") of snow is accumulated.

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

With an average maximum UV index of 1, January is the month with the lowest UV index.

When does it snow the most in Edinburgh?

The month with the most snowfall in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, is February when snow falls for 2.8 days and typically aggregates up to 24mm (0.94") of snow.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Edinburgh?

February and October, with an average of 4.1h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

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).

What is the least humid month in Edinburgh?

April is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 80%.

What is the driest month in Edinburgh?

April is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 14.3 days and accumulates 25mm (0.98") of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Edinburgh?

April through October are months without snowfall in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Edinburgh?

Months with the most sunshine are April and June, with an average of 7.2h of sunshine.

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

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the highest UV index.

When are the longest days in Edinburgh?

The month with the longest days is June, with an average of 17.5h of daylight.

What is the warmest month in Edinburgh?

With an average high-temperature of 17.2°C (63°F) and an average low-temperature of 10.4°C (50.7°F), July is the warmest month in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

What is the rainiest month in Edinburgh?

The month with the most rainfall is August when the rain falls for 21.3 days and typically aggregates up to 70mm (2.76") of precipitation.

What month is the sea warmest in Edinburgh?

August is the month with the warmest seawater in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, with an average sea temperature of 15°C (59°F).

What is the most humid month in Edinburgh?

December is the most humid month in Edinburgh, with an average relative humidity of 88%.

What is the month with the shortest days in Edinburgh?

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

Average pressure
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Average pressure - Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is May (1015.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1006.9mbar).

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Average wind speed
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Average wind speed - Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (20.4km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are June and July (13.1km/h).

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Average humidity
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Average humidity - Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (80%).

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Average rainfall
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Average rainfall - Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (70mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (25mm).

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Average rainfall days
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Average rainfall days - Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (22.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (13.2 days).

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Average snowfall
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Average snowfall - Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The month with the highest snowfall is February (24mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Average snowfall days - Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.1h).

Months with the most sunshine are April and June (Average sunshine: 7.2h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and October (Average sunshine: 4.1).

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Average sunshine days
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Average sunshine days - Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The month with the most sunshine days is April (12.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (5.8 days).

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Average visibility
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Average visibility - Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, August, September, October, November and December (9km).
Months with the lowest visibility are June and July (8km).

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