Scotland weather in August 2024

Expect 18°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 5 hours of sunshine per day in Scotland in August. Check more long-term weather averages for Scotland in August before you book your next holiday to Scotland in 2024/2025.

  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Scotland (Edinburgh)18
    18°C max day temperature
  • 5 hours of sunshine per day
  • 16 days with some rainfall in August in Scotland (Edinburgh)16
    16 days with some rainfall
  • 10°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Scotland (Edinburgh)10
    10°C min night temperature
  • 15 hours of daylight per day in August in Scotland (Edinburgh)15
    15 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in August in Scotland (Edinburgh)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 70 mm monthly rainfall in August in Scotland (Edinburgh)70
    70 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in August in Scotland (Edinburgh)5
    5 (Moderate) UV index
  • 14°C sea temperature in August in Scotland (Edinburgh)14
    14°C sea temperature

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The August weather guide for Scotland (Edinburgh) shows long term 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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How hot is it in Scotland in August?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 18°C in Edinburgh, Scotland in August, falling to 10°C at night.

How sunny is it in Scotland in August?

There are normally 5 hours of bright sunshine each day in Edinburgh, Scotland in August - that's 31% of daylight hours.

How warm is the sea around Scotland in August?

The average sea temperature around Edinburgh, Scotland in August is 14°C.

Does it rain in Scotland in August?

There are usually 16 days with some rain in Edinburgh, Scotland in August and the average monthly rainfall is 70mm.

Scotland August sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Scotland in August 2024. Select a month to view Scotland sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months. The Scotland sunrise and sunset times shown below are for Edinburgh.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Thursday, 1st August 2024 05:18 21:19
Friday, 16th August 2024 05:47 20:46
Saturday, 31st August 2024 06:16 20:09

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