Edinburgh weather in January 2023

  • 6°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Edinburgh6
    6°C max day temperature
  • 1 hour of sunshine per day
  • 18 days with some rainfall in January in Edinburgh18
    18 days with some rainfall
  • 0°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Edinburgh0
    0°C min night temperature
  • 8 hours of daylight per day in January in Edinburgh8
    8 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in January in Edinburgh0
    No heat & humidity
  • 66 mm monthly rainfall in January in Edinburgh66
    66 mm of monthly rainfall
  • No UV (maximum) index in January in Edinburgh0
    No UV (Maximum) Index UV index
  • 7°C sea temperature in January in Edinburgh7
    7°C sea temperature
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The January 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 cold is it in Edinburgh in January?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 6°C in Edinburgh in January, falling to 0°C at night.

How sunny is it in Edinburgh in January?

There are normally 1 hour of bright sunshine each day in Edinburgh in January - that's 18% of daylight hours.

Is the sea cold around Edinburgh in January?

The average sea temperature around Edinburgh in January is 7°C.

Does it rain in Edinburgh in January?

There are usually 18 days with some rain in Edinburgh in January and the average monthly rainfall is 66mm.

Edinburgh January sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Edinburgh in January 2023. Select a month to view Edinburgh sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Sunday, 1st January 2023 08:44 15:49
Monday, 16th January 2023 08:33 16:13
Tuesday, 31st January 2023 08:10 16:43

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