Edinburgh monthly weather averages

Average daytime temperature

The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Edinburgh

Edinburgh average temperature chart (Celsius) Edinburgh average temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average monthly temperatures in Edinburgh (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 5.6 5.5 7.8 10.4 13.6 16.4 18.1 17.6 15.6 12.3 8.3 6.2
°F 42 41.8 46.1 50.7 56.5 61.5 64.6 63.7 60 54.2 46.9 43.2

Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

Average rainfall & rainy days

The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

Edinburgh monthly rainfall chart (mm) Edinburgh monthly rainfall chart (inches)
Average monthly rainfall in Edinburgh (mm and inches)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
mm 66 48 58 46 57 56 62 70 71 73 70 63
inches 2.6 1.9 2.3 1.8 2.2 2.2 2.4 2.7 2.8 2.9 2.7 2.5
Rainy days 18 15 18 15 16 14 14 16 17 18 18 18

Average daily sunshine

The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Edinburgh

Edinburgh average daily sunshine chart
Average daily sunshine Edinburgh
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hrs sunshine 1.7 2.7 3.5 4.9 5.9 6.3 5.7 5.2 4.1 3.2 2.4 1.5

Day / night temperatures

The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

Edinburgh average minimum / maximum temperatures (Celsius) Edinburgh average minimum / maximum temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Edinburgh (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 0.3 -0.2 1.4 2.9 5.4 8.2 10.1 9.8 8.5 5.7 2.4 0.9
Max °C 5.7 5.6 8 10.6 13.8 16.6 18.3 17.8 15.8 12.5 8.4 6.4
Min °F 32.5 31.6 34.5 37.1 41.7 46.8 50.2 49.6 47.2 42.3 36.3 33.5
Max °F 37.4 36.9 40.5 44.1 49.3 54.3 57.6 56.8 53.8 48.4 41.7 38.5

Sea temperature

The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

Edinburgh average sea temperature chart (Celsius) Edinburgh average sea temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average sea temperature around Edinburgh in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 8.2 7.1 6.9 7.8 9.7 12 13.9 14.7 14.2 13.2 11.7 9.9
°F 46.7 44.7 44.5 46 49.5 53.5 57 58.4 57.6 55.7 53 49.8

Wind speed

The graph below shows the average wind speed.

Edinburgh average winspeed by month (km/h) Edinburgh average winspeed by month (mph)
Average wind speed in Edinburgh (mph and kmh)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
km/h 19 18 20 17 17 17 16 15 17 17 18 19
mph 12 11 12 11 10 10 10 9 11 10 11 12

A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

Relative humidity

The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

Edinburgh relative humidity averages
Average relative humidity in Edinburgh
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
89% 86% 82% 80% 78% 79% 80% 83% 84% 87% 88% 90%
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Edinburgh weather stats

Edinburgh weather statistics
Hottest month: July 18.1°C 64.6°F
Driest month: April 46mm 1.8ins
Sunniest month: May 5.9hrs
Coldest month: February 5.5°C 41.9°F
Wettest month: October 73mm 2.9ins
Warmest sea: August 14.7°C 58.5°F
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