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The weather guide for Scotland shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by MeteoBlue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in Scotland?

The hottest time of year in Edinburgh, Scotland is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 18°C.

Which month has the most rain in Scotland?

In terms of rainfall, October is usually the wettest month in Edinburgh, Scotland with 73mm on average. There are normally 18 days in October with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Scotland?

The sunniest time of year in Edinburgh, Scotland is normally May with bright sunshine on average for 33% of daylight hours; that's 5 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Scotland?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Edinburgh, Scotland in August when the water temperature reaches 14°C.

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Compare Scotland weather with the USA

Below the Scotland weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Scotland (Edinburgh) and the USA (Washington).

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