Scotland weather

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Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in Scotland. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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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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Scotland holiday rentals

Find holiday rentals in Scotland including holiday homes, self-catering accommodation, B&Bs, shared space, home swaps and short-term lets.

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Scotland cottages

Search for holiday cottages in Scotland including contemporary and traditional self-catering accommodation.

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Scotland hotels

Compare prices for hotels in Scotland by booking directly with hotel chains and independent hotels or via online travel agencies and hotel comparison websites.

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Scotland camping & hostels

Looking for camping holidays in Scotland? Browse hostels and campsites for camping, glamping, yurts, cabins, tree houses, youth hostels and caravan parks.

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Scotland holiday parks

Discover family holidays and short breaks at holiday parks, activity centres and seaside resorts in Scotland with lots of activities, adventures and entertainment for all.

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When is it hottest in Scotland?

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

What is the wettest month in Scotland?

In terms of rainfall, October usually gets the most rainfall in Edinburgh, Scotland with 73mm on average. In October there are normally 18 days 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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