Edinburgh monthly weather averages

  • Average daytime temperature

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

    Edinburgh average temperature chart
    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.

    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

    Average daily sunshine Edinburgh
      Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    Hrs sunshine 1.7 2.7 3.6 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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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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