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Scotland weather in December 2021
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Below are average maximum temperatures at popular destinations in Scotland in December. Select a destination to see more weather parameters.
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The December 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.
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.
Metric (°C / mm) | Imperial (°F / inches)
Scotland sunrise & sunset times for December 2021
Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Scotland in December 2021. Select a month to view Scotland sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The Scotland sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Edinburgh.
|Date||Sunrise times||Sunset times|
|Wednesday, 1st December 2021||08:20||15:44|
|Thursday, 16th December 2021||08:39||15:38|
|Friday, 31st December 2021||08:44||15:48|
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