Edinburgh climate guide

Temperature in Edinburgh (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
6°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Edinburgh6
6°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Edinburgh6
8°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Edinburgh8
11°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Edinburgh11
14°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Edinburgh14
17°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Edinburgh17
18°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Edinburgh18
18°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Edinburgh18
16°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Edinburgh16
13°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Edinburgh13
8°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Edinburgh8
6°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Edinburgh6
Min temperature (night-time)
0°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Edinburgh0
0°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Edinburgh0
1°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Edinburgh1
3°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Edinburgh3
5°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Edinburgh5
8°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Edinburgh8
10°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Edinburgh10
10°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Edinburgh10
9°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Edinburgh9
6°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Edinburgh6
2°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Edinburgh2
1°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Edinburgh1
Sea temperature
7°C sea temperature in January in Edinburgh7
6°C sea temperature in February in Edinburgh6
6°C sea temperature in March in Edinburgh6
7°C sea temperature in April in Edinburgh7
9°C sea temperature in May in Edinburgh9
11°C sea temperature in June in Edinburgh11
13°C sea temperature in July in Edinburgh13
14°C sea temperature in August in Edinburgh14
13°C sea temperature in September in Edinburgh13
12°C sea temperature in October in Edinburgh12
10°C sea temperature in November in Edinburgh10
8°C sea temperature in December in Edinburgh8

Sunshine & Daylight in Edinburgh

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
Daily hours of daylight
8 hours of daylight per day in January in Edinburgh8
10 hours of daylight per day in February in Edinburgh10
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Edinburgh12
14 hours of daylight per day in April in Edinburgh14
16 hours of daylight per day in May in Edinburgh16
18 hours of daylight per day in June in Edinburgh18
17 hours of daylight per day in July in Edinburgh17
15 hours of daylight per day in August in Edinburgh15
13 hours of daylight per day in September in Edinburgh13
10 hours of daylight per day in October in Edinburgh10
8 hours of daylight per day in November in Edinburgh8
7 hours of daylight per day in December in Edinburgh7

Rainfall in Edinburgh

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
18 days with some rainfall in January in Edinburgh18
15 days with some rainfall in February in Edinburgh15
18 days with some rainfall in March in Edinburgh18
15 days with some rainfall in April in Edinburgh15
16 days with some rainfall in May in Edinburgh16
14 days with some rainfall in June in Edinburgh14
14 days with some rainfall in July in Edinburgh14
16 days with some rainfall in August in Edinburgh16
17 days with some rainfall in September in Edinburgh17
18 days with some rainfall in October in Edinburgh18
18 days with some rainfall in November in Edinburgh18
18 days with some rainfall in December in Edinburgh18
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
66 mm monthly rainfall in January in Edinburgh66
47 mm monthly rainfall in February in Edinburgh47
57 mm monthly rainfall in March in Edinburgh57
46 mm monthly rainfall in April in Edinburgh46
57 mm monthly rainfall in May in Edinburgh57
56 mm monthly rainfall in June in Edinburgh56
62 mm monthly rainfall in July in Edinburgh62
70 mm monthly rainfall in August in Edinburgh70
71 mm monthly rainfall in September in Edinburgh71
73 mm monthly rainfall in October in Edinburgh73
69 mm monthly rainfall in November in Edinburgh69
63 mm monthly rainfall in December in Edinburgh63

More climate for Edinburgh

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
No UV (maximum) index in January in Edinburgh0
UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in February in Edinburgh1
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in March in Edinburgh2
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in April in Edinburgh3
UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in May in Edinburgh5
UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in June in Edinburgh5
UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in July in Edinburgh5
UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in August in Edinburgh5
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in September in Edinburgh3
UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in October in Edinburgh1
UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in November in Edinburgh1
No UV (maximum) index in December in Edinburgh0
Heat & Humidity
No heat & humidity in January in Edinburgh0
No heat & humidity in February in Edinburgh0
No heat & humidity in March in Edinburgh0
No heat & humidity in April in Edinburgh0
No heat & humidity in May in Edinburgh0
No heat & humidity in June in Edinburgh0
No heat & humidity in July in Edinburgh0
No heat & humidity in August in Edinburgh0
No heat & humidity in September in Edinburgh0
No heat & humidity in October in Edinburgh0
No heat & humidity in November in Edinburgh0
No heat & humidity in December in Edinburgh0

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for Edinburgh, UK shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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