- Explore last minute deals on holiday cottages
- Save on UK & Ireland holidays with late deals
- Narrow search by selecting holiday preferences
Edinburgh weather in December 2020
Get the latest coronavirus (COVID-19) updates for the UK with current travel advice, statistics and online resources.
- 66°C max day temperature
- 1818 days with some rainfall
- 11°C min night temperature
- 77 hours of daylight per day
- 0No heat & humidity
- 6363 mm of monthly rainfall
- 0No UV (Maximum) Index UV index
- 88°C sea temperature
The December weather guide for Edinburgh, 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.
Edinburgh holiday rentals
Find holiday rentals in Edinburgh, Scotland including holiday homes, self-catering accommodation, B&Bs, shared space, home swaps and short-term lets.
Compare prices for hotels in Edinburgh, Scotland with hotel chains, independent hotels and hotel comparison websites.
Edinburgh camping & hostels
Looking for camping holidays in Edinburgh, Scotland? Browse hostels and campsites for camping, glamping, yurts, cabins, tree houses, youth hostels and caravan parks.
UK & Ireland holidays
How cold is it in Edinburgh in December?
Daytime temperatures usually reach 6°C in Edinburgh in December, falling to 1°C at night.
How sunny is it in Edinburgh in December?
There are normally 1 hour of bright sunshine each day in Edinburgh in December - that's 17% of daylight hours.
Is the sea cold around Edinburgh in December?
The average sea temperature around Edinburgh in December is 8°C.
Does it rain in Edinburgh in December?
There are usually 18 days with some rain in Edinburgh in December and the average monthly rainfall is 63mm.
Edinburgh sunrise & sunset times for December 2020
Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Edinburgh in December 2020. Select a month to view Edinburgh sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months.
|Date||Sunrise times||Sunset times|
|Tuesday, 1st December 2020||08:20||15:44|
|Wednesday, 16th December 2020||08:39||15:38|
|Thursday, 31st December 2020||08:44||15:49|
- Save on UK holidays with top Hoseason deals & discounts
- Offers include early booking discounts
- Plus low deposits & pet friendly offers
Metric (°C / mm) | Imperial (°F / inches)
Where is warm in Scotland in December for 2020/2021?
Below are average maximum temperatures at popular destinations in Scotland in December. Select a destination to see more weather parameters.
Get your weekly fix of holiday inspiration from some of the world's best travel writers plus save on your next trip with the latest exclusive offers
We promise not to share your details
Popular travel offers
*affiliate links: find out how we are funded and why this helps us remain free to use.