Best Time To Visit Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Best Time To Go To 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.

Climate in Edinburgh

Know weather for your travel dates:

23-Apr-2018
Today 23 Apr

55

41

Breezy until afternoon and partly cloudy throughout the day.

Wind:6.49 m/s

Humidity:74%

Precipitation:0.01%

  • Tue 24 Apr
    52 | 40

    Breezy throughout the day and partly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.

  • Wed 25 Apr
    51 | 39

    Breezy until evening and mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Thu 26 Apr
    49 | 39

    Overcast throughout the day.

  • Fri 27 Apr
    51 | 39

    Partly cloudy in the morning.

  • Sat 28 Apr
    48 | 34

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Sun 29 Apr
    51 | 38

    Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.

Month wise Weather in Edinburgh

Average Temperature in Edinburgh by month

  • 80℉
  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 39℉

Minimum temperature: 23℉

Maximum temperature: 50℉

Feb

Average temperature: 40℉

Minimum temperature: 28℉

Maximum temperature: 54℉

Mar

Average temperature: 44℉

Minimum temperature: 28℉

Maximum temperature: 59℉

Apr

Average temperature: 45℉

Minimum temperature: 28℉

Maximum temperature: 59℉

May

Average temperature: 52℉

Minimum temperature: 34℉

Maximum temperature: 77℉

Jun

Average temperature: 56℉

Minimum temperature: 41℉

Maximum temperature: 72℉

Jul

Average temperature: 56℉

Minimum temperature: 43℉

Maximum temperature: 72℉

Aug

Average temperature: 56℉

Minimum temperature: 41℉

Maximum temperature: 66℉

Sep

Average temperature: 53℉

Minimum temperature: 36℉

Maximum temperature: 61℉

Oct

Average temperature: 51℉

Minimum temperature: 30℉

Maximum temperature: 63℉

Nov

Average temperature: 40℉

Minimum temperature: 30℉

Maximum temperature: 54℉

Dec

Average temperature: 41℉

Minimum temperature: 25℉

Maximum temperature: 55℉

Highest temperature in Edinburgh is recorded as 77℉ in May.

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

Average Humidity in Edinburgh by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 87%

Minimum Humidity: 72%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Feb

Average Humidity: 86%

Minimum Humidity: 76%

Maximum Humidity: 95%

Mar

Average Humidity: 84%

Minimum Humidity: 60%

Maximum Humidity: 95%

Apr

Average Humidity: 73%

Minimum Humidity: 62%

Maximum Humidity: 82%

May

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 66%

Maximum Humidity: 90%

Jun

Average Humidity: 81%

Minimum Humidity: 67%

Maximum Humidity: 95%

Jul

Average Humidity: 83%

Minimum Humidity: 70%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Aug

Average Humidity: 83%

Minimum Humidity: 73%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Sep

Average Humidity: 85%

Minimum Humidity: 77%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Oct

Average Humidity: 86%

Minimum Humidity: 73%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Nov

Average Humidity: 85%

Minimum Humidity: 73%

Maximum Humidity: 98%

Dec

Average Humidity: 88%

Minimum Humidity: 76%

Maximum Humidity: 97%

Most humid month in Edinburgh is December.

Least humid month in Edinburgh is April.

Best time to visit Edinburgh Attractions in April