Best time to go to Scotland

  • Max Day Temperature: 22 - 30°C [remove]
  • Hours of Sunshine: 10 hours or more [remove]

The best time to go to Scotland (Edinburgh) is June, July and August

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 6°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Scotland (Edinburgh)6
    Jan
  • 6°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Scotland (Edinburgh)6
    Feb
  • 8°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Scotland (Edinburgh)8
    Mar
  • 11°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Scotland (Edinburgh)11
    Apr
  • 14°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Scotland (Edinburgh)14
    May
  • 17°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Scotland (Edinburgh)17
    Jun
  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Scotland (Edinburgh)18
    Jul
  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Scotland (Edinburgh)18
    Aug
  • 16°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Scotland (Edinburgh)16
    Sep
  • 13°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Scotland (Edinburgh)13
    Oct
  • 8°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Scotland (Edinburgh)8
    Nov
  • 6°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Scotland (Edinburgh)6
    Dec

Hours of Sunshine (daily)

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Below is the hottest it usually gets at popular destinations in Scotland. Select a destination to see the best time to go based on your preferred weather.

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The best time to go guide for Scotland (Edinburgh) shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & the Met Office. Find out more about our data sources.

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