Edinburgh Weather and Climate

Temperatures, precipitation, sunshine

Jan Feb March Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature 5 ° C 6 ° C 10 ° C 11 ° C 15 ° C 17 ° C 20 ° C 20 ° C 16 ° C 13 ° C 9 ° C 7 ° C
Night temperature 1 ° C 1 ° C 2 ° C 3 ° C 6 ° C 9 ° C 12 ° C 12 ° C 10 ° C 7 ° C 3 ° C 2 ° C
Water temperature 8 ° C 7 ° C 7 ° C 8 ° C 10 ° C 12 ° C 14 ° C 15 ° C 14 ° C 13 ° C 11 ° C 9 ° C
Precipitation in mm 71 56 65 46 53 59 66 58 72 78 73 70
Rainy days 18 14 16 16 15 14 14 15 13 17 15 15
Hours of sunshine 1 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7 5 2 1
Sunrise 8:30 7:40 6:30 6:10 5:00 4:25 4:45 5:40 6:45 7:45 7:50 8:35
Sunset 16:10 17:15 18:15 20:15 21:15 22:00 21:50 20:55 7:30 p.m. 18:15 16:05 15:40

Temperatures

The average annual temperature is 9 ° C. For comparison: Munich reaches an average of 8.6 ° C, in Berlin it is 9.6 ° C. The warmest month is July (16 ° C), coldest month of January with mean values of 3 ° C. The maximum water temperature is 15 ° C. That is hardly suitable for swimming.

Precipitation

The annual precipitation is 767 mm on 182 days with precipitation. For comparison: In Munich, 967 mm, in Berlin 570 mm, precipitation is measured annually. There is no rainy season, i.e. months with more than 175 mm of precipitation. In the months of January, February, March, April, November and December snowfall is possible.

Sunshine

As our climate table shows, August is the sunniest month with an average of 10 hours of sunshine per day. On average over the year, the sun shines for 5.4 hours per day. For comparison: In Munich and Berlin, the sun shines an average of 4.7 hours per day throughout the year.

Cities nearby

The following major towns are nearby and have similar climates: Glasgow and Dundee.

Edinburgh weather in March, April and May

Average daily temperatures between 10 ° C and 15 ° C can be expected over the next three months. In Edinburgh it gets warmest in May, but March is a little cooler.

Do you want to go on a beach holiday? The water temperatures are in March, April and May 7-10 ° C. So the weather is not suitable for swimming.

In March, at about 16 days can be expected precipitation in April at about 16 days in May at about 15 days.

In the period from March to May , the sun shines an average of 5 to 7 hours a day. The sunniest weather in Edinburgh is in May, but with less sun you will have to get by in March.

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