Edinburgh weather in August 2022

  • 18°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Edinburgh18
    18°C max day temperature
  • 5 hours of sunshine per day
  • 16 days with some rainfall in August in Edinburgh16
    16 days with some rainfall
  • 10°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Edinburgh10
    10°C min night temperature
  • 15 hours of daylight per day in August in Edinburgh15
    15 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in August in Edinburgh0
    No heat & humidity
  • 70 mm monthly rainfall in August in Edinburgh70
    70 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in August in Edinburgh5
    5 (Moderate) UV index
  • 14°C sea temperature in August in Edinburgh14
    14°C sea temperature
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The August weather guide for Scotland (Edinburgh) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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How hot is it in Edinburgh in August?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 18°C in Edinburgh in August, falling to 10°C at night.

How sunny is it in Edinburgh in August?

There are normally 5 hours of bright sunshine each day in Edinburgh in August - that's 31% of daylight hours.

How warm is the sea around Edinburgh in August?

The average sea temperature around Edinburgh in August is 14°C.

Does it rain in Edinburgh in August?

There are usually 16 days with some rain in Edinburgh in August and the average monthly rainfall is 70mm.

Edinburgh August sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Edinburgh in August 2022. Select a month to view Edinburgh sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Monday, 1st August 2022 05:17 21:20
Tuesday, 16th August 2022 05:46 20:47
Wednesday, 31st August 2022 06:15 20:10

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