Weather forecast - Tuesday 17 January 2017
Feels Like: 8°C
Feels Like: 10°C
Feels Like: 9°C
Feels Like: 7°C
West South West
wind gusts 18.6 mph
Rain showers will be present during the morning in Edinburgh. The weather will be overcast in the afternoon.
7°C / 10°C
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4°C / 7°C
3°C / 6°C
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3°C / 9°C
6°C / 9°C
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Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland, is situated in the south east of the country. The city is spread over a landscape shaped by early volcanic activity and later, glaciation. It is home to the Scottish Parliament and its Old and New Towns have been classified as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Edinburgh's climate is unpredictable with summery sunny days turning rapidly into showery ones. Summers are generally mild and winters long, damp and frosty. The city hosts the famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival every year in August, the largest performing arts festival in the world.
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Edinburgh, situated in the south east of Scotland on the southern shore of the Firth of Forth, is the capital city of Scotland. It has a population of 448 624 people making it the country’s second largest city. Edinburgh, which is well known for its historical character, is recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is also renowned for the various different Festivals which are held there, notably the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August, the largest performing arts festival in the world attracting thousands of visitors each year. Edinburgh has a temperate maritime climate. Winters are fairly mild with daytime temperatures rarely falling below freezing. Summers are fairly moderate with temperatures rarely exceeding 22°C. Given Edinburgh’s situation between the coast and the hills, it is renowned as being a windy city.