Edinburgh Weather

Weather forecast - Tuesday 17 January 2017

jour suivant

Morning
Rain

9°C
Feels Like: 8°C

Afternoon
Overcast

11°C
Feels Like: 10°C

Evening
Overcast

10°C
Feels Like: 9°C

Night
Very cloudy

9°C
Feels Like: 7°C

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Weather forecast Edinburgh - Tuesday 17 January 2017

Gentle Breeze
7.8 mph

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.

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  • Relative humidity: 92%
  • Maximum humidity: 95%
  • Chance of precipitation: 0.5%
  • Precipitation: 0.0mm
  • Hours of sunshine: 2h
  • Minimum temperature: 7°C
  • Maximum temperature: 11°C
  • Sunrise: 08h31
  • Sunset: 16h16
  • Reliability: 5/5
Data updated at 18:00

Weather forecast for the following days and for the weekend

Wed. 18

7°C / 10°C

Thursday 19

5°C / 9°C

Friday 20

4°C / 7°C

Saturday 21

3°C / 6°C

Sunday 22

4°C / 6°C

Monday 23

3°C / 9°C

Tuesday 24

6°C / 9°C

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Geographical situation and climatic info for Edinburgh

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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The climate in Edinburgh

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.