Best Time To Visit Edinburgh

The best time to visit this dynamic city is during the summer season, although it is a place that is suitable for traveling at any time of the year.

  • December-February: Winter cold is usually felt during the months of December, January, and February when the climate reaches an average low of 1°C. Even though winter time in Edinburgh can be quite cold, visiting the city can be fun as it offers numerous activities and attractions in Edinburgh to keep you warm.
  • March-June: Another time to visit Edinburgh is in March-June when the weather is pleasant and is ideal for some sightseeing.
  • July-August: In July and August, the city experiences its highest climate, averaging about 19°C. During the long summer days with sunlight lasting as late as eleven at night, you can enjoy the main festival period.
  • September- November: The busiest times of travel are September through November and at the end of the year, when Hogmanay is celebrated. You can see the local Hogmanay custom of fireball swinging that takes place in the streets. As this is the peak season, hence if you’re looking for a budgeted travel, then avoid visiting Edinburgh during this period.
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Highest temperature in Edinburgh is recorded as 77℉ in May.

Lowest temperature in Edinburgh is recorded as 23℉ in January.

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Most humid month in Edinburgh is December.

Least humid month in Edinburgh is April.

  • Best time to visit Edinburgh Castle in Edinburgh
    • Everyday : 09:30 AM to 06:00 PM
  • Best time to visit The Royal Mile in Edinburgh
    • Everyday : 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Best time to visit The Scott Monument in Edinburgh
    • Monday - Saturday : 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
    • Sunday : 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Scottish Mining Museum in Edinburgh
    • Everyday : 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
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  • I'm going to be in Edinburg and Dundee in October. Could you recommend some sites to visit in Scotland. Also a good hotel recommendation would be nice as well

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    • Scotland is a small city with few places to tour through. Some good places to visit in Scotland, Texas include lake arrowhead which can be accessed via Deer Creek a little outside the city, J. H. Meurer Home, Ranch Gate, St. Boniface Catholic Church, and the Collection of Tractors. Some good hotels are available in Wichita Falls where you can consider staying while you visit Scotland. Hotel options include Homewood Suites by Hilton Wichita Falls, La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Wichita Falls Event Center North, Quality Inn & Suites Wichita Falls I-44, La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Wichita Falls, and various others which you can choose depending upon your budget and preferences. 

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