Scotland
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Scotland

The best time to visit in Scotland is from June until September, when you will have a soft or pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Scotland is 17°C in July and the lowest is 5°C in January.

Scotland has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Scotland or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Scotland by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 5 6 8 10 13 15 17 17 15 12 8 6
Precipitation (mm) 27 27 32 23 29 39 45 46 24 33 34 30

Climate data from city: Edinburgh




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14 day weather forecast Scotland

The weather for Scotland will be around 6° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The weather forecast for Scotland is based on the weather conditions in the city of Edinburgh.

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Snow
UV
Saturday
29 january
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11°C
4°C
0.3 mm
15%
9 Bft
W
0 cm
1
Sunday
30 january
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8°C
3°C
4.8 mm
70%
5 Bft
ZW
0 cm
1
Monday
31 january
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8°C
2°C
0.1 mm
20%
5 Bft
W
0 cm
1
Tuesday
1 february
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8°C
3°C
0.6 mm
20%
10 Bft
W
0 cm
1
Wednesday
2 february
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7°C
2°C
0.3 mm
15%
6 Bft
WZW
0 cm
1
Thursday
3 february
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7°C
1°C
3.8 mm
70%
7 Bft
ZW
0.4 cm
1
Friday
4 february
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4°C
-1°C
7.6 mm
90%
10 Bft
WZW
5.1 cm
1
Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Snow
UV
Saturday
5 february
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4°C
-1°C
1.8 mm
70%
7 Bft
WNW
1.4 cm
1
Sunday
6 february
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8°C
-2°C
9.7 mm
85%
6 Bft
ZZW
0 cm
1
Monday
7 february
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8°C
-2°C
2.8 mm
80%
8 Bft
W
2.1 cm
1
Tuesday
8 february
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1°C
-1°C
20.8 mm
100%
6 Bft
NW
18.5 cm
1
Wednesday
9 february
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1°C
-2°C
12.6 mm
95%
9 Bft
WZW
15.2 cm
1
Thursday
10 february
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0°C
-3°C
15.3 mm
100%
10 Bft
WZW
18.4 cm
1
Friday
11 february
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0°C
-2°C
9.6 mm
95%
7 Bft
ZZO
10.3 cm
1

Climate Scotland

Scotland has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Scotland is 11° degrees and there is about 390 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 128 days a year with an average humidity of 86% and an UV-index of 3.

Climate table of Scotland

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 5 6 8 10 13 15 17 17 15 12 8 6
Night temp. (°C) 2 2 3 4 6 8 10 10 9 7 4 2
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 27 27 32 23 29 39 45 46 24 33 34 30
Days with rain 16 12 15 14 18 20 21 21 14 16 15 15
Days with snow 2 2 2 - - - - - - - 1 2
Dry days 13 14 14 16 13 10 10 10 16 15 14 14
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 4 4 5 7 7 8 7 7 6 4 4 4
Wind force (Bft) 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4
UV-index 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 4 3 3 2 2

Climate data from city: Edinburgh

Scotland weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Scotland? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Scotland?

Scotland lies in a straight line about 6,871 km from India (New Delhi → Edinburgh).

How long is the flight to Scotland?

The flight time from Indira Gandhi to Scotland is approximately 9 h. 30 min.

What are the largest airports in Scotland?

These are the largest airports in Scotland:

How many inhabitants are there in Scotland?

Scotland has approximately 5,313,600 inhabitants.

How big is Scotland?

The area of Scotland is around 78,772 km². It is 42x smaller than India.

What is the capital of Scotland?

The capital of Scotland is Edinburgh.

What is the currency of Scotland?

In Scotland the Pound sterling (GBP) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 29 January 2022

  • 1 Indian rupee = 0.010 Pound sterling
  • 1 Pound sterling = 98.28 Indian rupee
  • 100 Indian rupee = 1.02 Pound sterling
  • 100 Pound sterling = 9,827.76 Indian rupee

What is the area code of Scotland?

The area code to call Scotland is +44.