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
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14 day weather forecast Scotland
The weather for in Scotland will be 17° till 8° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.
The weather forecast for Scotland is based on the weather conditions in the city of Edinburgh.
Weather forecast this week
|Monday 18 Oct||Snow||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 cm||2.0 mm||65%||2 m/s||1|
|Tuesday 19 Oct||Snow||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 cm||7.8 mm||90%||2 m/s||1|
|Wednesday 20 Oct||Snow||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 cm||2.0 mm||65%||3 m/s||1|
|Thursday 21 Oct||Snow||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 cm||2.6 mm||70%||3 m/s||2|
|Friday 22 Oct||Snow||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 cm||0.1 mm||20%||3 m/s||2|
|Saturday 23 Oct||Snow||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 cm||0 mm||0%||2 m/s||1|
|Sunday 24 Oct||Snow||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 cm||0.3 mm||25%||2 m/s||1|
Weather forecast next week
|Monday 25 Oct||Snow||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 cm||0 mm||0%||3 m/s||1|
|Tuesday 26 Oct||Snow||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 cm||0.9 mm||45%||7 m/s||1|
|Wednesday 27 Oct||Snow||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 cm||0.6 mm||40%||9 m/s||0|
|Thursday 28 Oct||Snow||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 cm||0 mm||0%||6 m/s||0|
|Friday 29 Oct||Snow||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 cm||2.0 mm||65%||7 m/s||0|
|Saturday 30 Oct||Snow||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 cm||1.9 mm||65%||4 m/s||0|
|Sunday 31 Oct||Snow||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.4 cm||0.5 mm||60%||1 m/s||0|
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
|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|
|Days with rain||16||12||15||14||18||20||21||21||14||16||15||15|
|Days with snow||2||2||2||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||1||2|
|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|
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.
Weather experiences Scotland
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- Beinn na Faoghla
- Great Bernera
- Isle of Skye
- Little Bernera
- Pabaigh Mòr
- Saint Kilda
- Shiant Islands
- Soay Beag
- Soay Mòr
- Stac a' Mheadais
- Uibhist a Deas
- Uibhist a Tuath
Popular places in Scotland
- Lower Diabaig
- Port Charlotte
- Port Askaig
- East Fortune
- Easter Fearn
- Lower Largo
- Old Aberdeen
- Fort William
- New Galloway
- Saint Catherines Wells
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:
- London Gatwick Airport – London
- London City Airport – London
- London Heathrow Airport – London
- Birmingham International Airport – Birmingham
- Manchester Airport – Manchester
- Leeds Bradford Airport – Leeds
- Glasgow Prestwick Airport – Glasgow
- Newcastle Airport – Newcastle upon Tyne
- Nottingham Airport – Nottingham
- East Midlands Airport – Nottingham
- St. Mary's Airport – St Mary's
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 18 October 2021
- 1 Pound sterling = 0.010 Indian rupee
- 1 Indian rupee = 98.28 Pound sterling
- 10 Pound sterling = 0.102 Indian rupee
- 10 Indian rupee = 982.78 Pound sterling
- 100 Pound sterling = 1.02 Indian rupee
- 100 Indian rupee = 9,827.76 Pound sterling
What is the area code of Scotland?
The area code to call Scotland is +44.