Edinburgh Weather January
Edinburgh is located in oceanic climate that can be described as high humidity and moderate seasonal temperature fluctuations warm summer and soft but windy winter.
To help you choose the best time to travel, you can find climate data below on the weather in Edinburgh in January.
|average daily high||+7°C|
|average daily low||+1.4°C|
|sunny / overcast hours||1.7 / 6.8|
|average monthly precipitation||68 mm|
Temperature in Edinburgh
In January the average daily maximum in Edinburgh is +7°C, and the minimum +1.4°C.
The hottest January day on record is +15°C, and the coldest -15.5°C.
Best beach resorts in January:
There are 8.5 hours of daylight in Edinburgh in January. Out of these, on average 1.7 are sunny, which means the sun is almost never visible.
The average monthly temperature in the Firth of Forth on the beaches of Edinburgh in January is +7.4°C.
The water is very cold and only suitable to bathe in shortly for the most hardy people.
The amount of precipitation in Edinburgh in January is usually 68 mm, which may cause a change of plans on certain days.