October weather forecast
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 October

October, like September, in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, is another fresh autumn month, with average temperature ranging between max 11.7°C (53.1°F) and min 7°C (44.6°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from a mild 14.7°C (58.5°F) in September, to a cool 11.7°C (53.1°F). In October, the average low-temperature is 7°C (44.6°F).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 87%.

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 16.7 days. Throughout October, 41mm (1.61") of precipitation is accumulated. In Edinburgh, during the entire year, the rain falls for 205.2 days and collects up to 512mm (20.16") of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Edinburgh snow does not fall in April through October.

Sea temperature

In Edinburgh, the average water temperature is 13.2°C (55.8°F).
Note: At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 10.4h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

In Edinburgh, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in October interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in October in Edinburgh?

The average relative humidity in October in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, is 87%.

How many days does it rain in October in Edinburgh?

In October, in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, the rain falls for 16.7 days. Throughout October, 41mm (1.61") of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Edinburgh?

In Edinburgh, United Kingdom, snow does not fall in April through October.

Does it snow in Edinburgh in October?

In Edinburgh, United Kingdom, in October, it doesn't snow. In November, it regularly snows.

How cold is the water in October in Edinburgh?

In Edinburgh, United Kingdom, in October, the average water temperature is 13.2°C (55.8°F). Swimming in 13.2°C (55.8°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

What is the average length of the day in October in Edinburgh?

The average length of the day in October is 10.4h.

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.

How many hours of sunshine does Edinburgh have in October?

In Edinburgh, United Kingdom, the average sunshine in October is 4.1h.

How high is the UV index in October in Edinburgh?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Average temperature in October - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in October: 11.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (17.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (5°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 7°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (10.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.6°C).

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Average pressure in October
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Average pressure in October - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Average pressure in October: 1011.7mbar

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 in October
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Average wind speed in October - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Average wind speed in October: 16.7km/h

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 in October
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Average humidity in October - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Average humidity in October: 87%

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 in October
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Average rainfall in October - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in October: 41mm

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 in October
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Average rainfall days in October - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in October: 16.7 days

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 in October
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Average snowfall in October - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Average snowfall in October: 0mm

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 in October
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Average snowfall days in October - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0 days

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 in October
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Average sea temperature in October - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Average sea temperature in October: 13.2°C

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 in October /
Average sunshine in October
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in October: 10.4h

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

  • Average sunshine in October: 4.1h

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 in October
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Average sunshine days in October - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Average sunshine days in October: 11.5 days

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 UV index in October
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Average UV index in October - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Average UV index in October: 3

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 4).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in October
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Average cloud cover in October - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Average cloud cover in October: 58

The month with the most cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 60).
The month with the least cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 52).

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Average visibility in October
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Average visibility in October - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Average visibility in October: 9km

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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