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The weather guide for Edinburgh, Scotland shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by MeteoBlue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in Edinburgh?

The hottest time of year in Edinburgh is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 18°C.

Which month has the most rain in Edinburgh?

In terms of rainfall, October is usually the wettest month in Edinburgh with 73mm on average. There are normally 18 days in October with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Edinburgh?

The sunniest time of year in Edinburgh is normally May with bright sunshine on average for 33% of daylight hours; that's 5 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Edinburgh?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Edinburgh in August when the water temperature reaches 14°C.

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Compare Edinburgh weather with the USA

Below the Edinburgh weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Edinburgh, Scotland, UK and the USA (Washington).

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Where's warm in Scotland right now?

Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in Scotland. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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