Scotland weather in December 2024

Expect 6°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 1 hours of sunshine per day in Scotland in December. Check more long-term weather averages for Scotland in December before you book your next holiday to Scotland in 2024/2025.

  • 6°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Scotland (Edinburgh)6
    6°C max day temperature
  • 1 hour of sunshine per day
  • 18 days with some rainfall in December in Scotland (Edinburgh)18
    18 days with some rainfall
  • 1°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Scotland (Edinburgh)1
    1°C min night temperature
  • 7 hours of daylight per day in December in Scotland (Edinburgh)7
    7 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in December in Scotland (Edinburgh)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 63 mm monthly rainfall in December in Scotland (Edinburgh)63
    63 mm of monthly rainfall
  • No UV (maximum) index in December in Scotland (Edinburgh)0
    No UV (Maximum) Index UV index
  • 8°C sea temperature in December in Scotland (Edinburgh)8
    8°C sea temperature

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The December 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 cold is it in Scotland in December?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 6°C in Edinburgh, Scotland in December, falling to 1°C at night.

How sunny is it in Scotland in December?

There are normally 1 hour of bright sunshine each day in Edinburgh, Scotland in December - that's 17% of daylight hours.

Is the sea cold around Scotland in December?

The average sea temperature around Edinburgh, Scotland in December is 8°C.

Does it rain in Scotland in December?

There are usually 18 days with some rain in Edinburgh, Scotland in December and the average monthly rainfall is 63mm.

Scotland December sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Scotland in December 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.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Sunday, 1st December 2024 08:20 15:44
Monday, 16th December 2024 08:39 15:38
Tuesday, 31st December 2024 08:44 15:49

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