Scotland weather in December 2021

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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.

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Scotland sunrise & sunset times for December 2021

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Scotland in December 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
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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