Edinburgh weather in December 2023

  • 6°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Edinburgh6
    6°C max day temperature
  • 1 hour of sunshine per day
  • 18 days with some rainfall in December in Edinburgh18
    18 days with some rainfall
  • 1°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Edinburgh1
    1°C min night temperature
  • 7 hours of daylight per day in December in Edinburgh7
    7 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in December in Edinburgh0
    No heat & humidity
  • 63 mm monthly rainfall in December in Edinburgh63
    63 mm of monthly rainfall
  • No UV (maximum) index in December in Edinburgh0
    No UV (Maximum) Index UV index
  • 8°C sea temperature in December in Edinburgh8
    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 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 December sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Edinburgh in December 2023. Select a month to view Edinburgh sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Friday, 1st December 2023 08:19 15:44
Saturday, 16th December 2023 08:38 15:38
Sunday, 31st December 2023 08:44 15:48

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