Scotland weather in August 2021

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The August weather guide for Scotland 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.

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Scotland sunrise & sunset times for August 2021

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Scotland in August 2021. Select a month to view Scotland sunrise & sunset times for the next 12 months. The Scotland sunrise and sunset times shown below are for Edinburgh.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Sunday, 1st August 2021 05:17 21:20
Monday, 16th August 2021 05:46 20:47
Tuesday, 31st August 2021 06:15 20:09
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