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Scotland weather in May 2023
- 1414°C max day temperature
- 1616 days with some rainfall
- 55°C min night temperature
- 1616 hours of daylight per day
- 0No heat & humidity
- 5757 mm of monthly rainfall
- 55 (Moderate) UV index
- 99°C sea temperature
Below are average maximum temperatures at popular destinations in Scotland in May. Select a destination to see more weather parameters.
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The May 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.
Metric (°C / mm) | Imperial (°F / inches)
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How warm is it in Scotland in May?
Daytime temperatures usually reach 14°C in Edinburgh, Scotland in May, falling to 5°C at night.
How sunny is it in Scotland in May?
There are normally 5 hours of bright sunshine each day in Edinburgh, Scotland in May - that's 33% of daylight hours.
Is the sea cold around Scotland in May?
The average sea temperature around Edinburgh, Scotland in May is 9°C.
Does it rain in Scotland in May?
There are usually 16 days with some rain in Edinburgh, Scotland in May and the average monthly rainfall is 57mm.
Scotland May sunrise & sunset times
Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Scotland in May 2023. Select a month to view Scotland sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months. The Scotland sunrise and sunset times shown below are for Edinburgh.
|Date||Sunrise times||Sunset times|
|Monday, 1st May 2023||05:30||20:51|
|Tuesday, 16th May 2023||04:59||21:21|
|Wednesday, 31st May 2023||04:37||21:45|
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