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The weather guide for Scotland (Edinburgh) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in Edinburgh?

The hottest time of year in Edinburgh is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 18°C.

Which month has the most rain in Edinburgh?

In terms of rainfall, October is usually the wettest month in Edinburgh with 73mm on average. There are normally 18 days in October with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Edinburgh?

The sunniest time of year in Edinburgh is normally May with bright sunshine on average for 33% of daylight hours; that's 5 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Edinburgh?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Edinburgh in August when the water temperature reaches 14°C.

What is the time difference between Scotland and the UK?

The time difference between Scotland and the UK is GMT+0 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Scotland?

The main language spoken in Scotland is English.

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What is the currency in Scotland?

The currency in Scotland is the Pound Sterling (GBP).

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Which plugs are used in Scotland?

Scotland uses electrical plug type G (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Scotland?

They drive on the left side of the road in Scotland.

Compare Edinburgh weather with the USA

Below the Edinburgh weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Edinburgh, Scotland, UK and the USA (Washington).

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