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Scotland weather in January 2021
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Below are average maximum temperatures at popular destinations in Scotland in January. Select a destination to see more weather parameters.
The January 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.
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How cold is it in Scotland in January?
Daytime temperatures usually reach 6°C in Edinburgh, Scotland in January, falling to 0°C at night.
How sunny is it in Scotland in January?
There are normally 1 hour of bright sunshine each day in Edinburgh, Scotland in January - that's 18% of daylight hours.
Is the sea cold around Scotland in January?
The average sea temperature around Edinburgh, Scotland in January is 7°C.
Does it rain in Scotland in January?
There are usually 18 days with some rain in Edinburgh, Scotland in January and the average monthly rainfall is 66mm.
Scotland sunrise & sunset times for January 2021
Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Scotland in January 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|
|Friday, 1st January 2021||08:44||15:50|
|Saturday, 16th January 2021||08:32||16:14|
|Sunday, 31st January 2021||08:09||16:44|
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