Scotland weather in October 2021

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The October 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.

How warm is it in Scotland in October?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 13°C in Edinburgh, Scotland in October, falling to 6°C at night.

How sunny is it in Scotland in October?

There are normally 3 hours of bright sunshine each day in Edinburgh, Scotland in October - that's 27% of daylight hours.

How warm is the sea around Scotland in October?

The average sea temperature around Edinburgh, Scotland in October is 12°C.

Does it rain in Scotland in October?

There are usually 18 days with some rain in Edinburgh, Scotland in October and the average monthly rainfall is 73mm.

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Scotland sunrise & sunset times for October 2021

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Scotland in October 2021. Select a month to view Scotland sunrise & sunset times for the next 12 months. The Scotland sunrise and sunset times shown below are for Edinburgh.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Friday, 1st October 2021 07:16 18:48
Saturday, 16th October 2021 07:46 18:09
Sunday, 31st October 2021 07:18* 16:34*

*Daylight saving ends - Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) starts

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