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Edinburgh Weather August

To help you choose the best time to travel, you can find climate data below on the weather in Edinburgh in August.

day temperatureaverage daily high+18.9°C
night temperatureaverage daily low+11.4°C
sea temperaturesea temperature+14.9°C
day lengthdaytime15.7 h
sunny hours per daysunny / overcast hours5.2 / 10.5
average monthly precipitationaverage monthly precipitation60 mm

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Temperature in Edinburgh

In August the average daily maximum in Edinburgh is +18.9°C, and the minimum +11.4°C.

The hottest August day on record is +31.4°C, and the coldest +2.2°C.

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Daylight hours

There are 15.7 hours of daylight in Edinburgh in August. Out of these, on average 5.2 are sunny, which means it is mostly cloudy.

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Sea temperature

The average monthly temperature in the Firth of Forth on the beaches of Edinburgh in August is +14.9°C.

The water is cold and only apt for bathing for the most hardy people.

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Precipitation

The amount of precipitation in Edinburgh in August is usually 60 mm, which may cause a change of plans on certain days.

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