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Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 weather forecast

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Fri 4 AugMon 28 Aug 2017

As one of largest cultural events in the world the Edinburgh Festival Fringe attracts a global audience who enjoy the best in music and the arts.

The festival began when groups of uninvited performers turned up to play at the newly formed Edinburgh International Festival. Even though they weren't on the official bill, this did not stop them from performing.

Over the next few years more and more groups arrived in Edinburgh and performed to whoever would listen, until 1959 when the Festival Fringe Society was created to respond to the growing trend.

  • Sunny intervals 17 °C

    14 °C

  • Sunny day 20 °C

    13 °C

  • Light rain 15 °C

    11 °C

  • Sunny intervals 17 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 17 °C

    13 °C

  • Heavy shower day 17 °C

    12 °C

  • Sunny intervals 18 °C

    11 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 16 August 2017)
Now 23:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Light rain
<5% 50%
Temperature (°C) arrow down
17 ° 17 °
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14 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 15 29 SSW 14 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG
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79% 80%
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0 0
Sunrise: 05:45 Sunset: 20:48 Moon phase: Third quarter Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 17 August 2017)
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Warnings
Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy
30% 40% 40% 10% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 13 27 SSW 11 24 SSW 8 18 SSW 9 20 SW 7 17 WSW 8 17 WSW 8 18 WSW 9 18 WSW 11 20 WSW 11 21 WSW 12 22 WSW 12 23 SW 13 24 SW 14 26 SW 13 25 SW 13 25 SW 14 26 SW 13 26 SW 12 24 SSW 12 23 SSW 10 20 SSW 8 16 S 7 14 S 7 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E E E E VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
83% 86% 85% 86% 85% 85% 86% 85% 81% 75% 69% 63% 58% 56% 55% 56% 54% 55% 58% 62% 68% 74% 78% 80%
UV index Expand
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 3 4 4 5 4 4 3 2 2 1 1 0 0 0
Sunrise: 05:47 Sunset: 20:46 Moon phase: Third quarter Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 18 August 2017)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Heavy rain Heavy rain Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Clear night
10% 10% 90% 90% 40% 60% 50% 40% <5%
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15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 °
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14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 7 15 S 7 16 S 8 14 WSW 14 26 WSW 15 28 WSW 16 30 WSW 14 26 WSW 10 19 WSW 11 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG M VG G VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
82% 82% 89% 86% 82% 72% 62% 72% 80%
UV index Expand
0 0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 05:49 Sunset: 20:43 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 19 August 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Cloudy Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day Clear night
<5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5%
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12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 14 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 13 °
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9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 10 °
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WSW 13 25 WSW 15 28 WSW 15 29 W 17 33 W 18 35 W 19 37 W 16 31 WSW 13 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
84% 85% 83% 69% 61% 62% 67% 79%
UV index Expand
0 0 1 3 4 2 1 0
Sunrise: 05:51 Sunset: 20:41 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 20 August 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain
<5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 50% 50%
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12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 14 ° 16 ° 17 ° 16 ° 15 °
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9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 13 ° 15 ° 16 ° 15 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 11 22 WSW 10 18 SW 8 14 WSW 8 16 SSW 5 15 SSE 6 13 SSE 6 12 SE 7 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG G G G
Humidity Expand
83% 85% 88% 72% 65% 69% 78% 89%
UV index Expand
0 0 1 2 4 2 1 0
Sunrise: 05:53 Sunset: 20:38 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 21 August 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Heavy shower day Sunny intervals Cloudy
20% 20% 40% 50% 40% 50% 20% 20%
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14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 14 °
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14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 12 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 6 11 SSE 7 12 S 8 17 SW 11 21 SW 11 21 WSW 13 25 WSW 11 21 WSW 10 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G M G G G G G
Humidity Expand
92% 93% 92% 87% 79% 78% 81% 88%
UV index Expand
0 0 1 2 4 2 1 0
Sunrise: 05:55 Sunset: 20:36 Moon phase: New
Tuesday (Tuesday 22 August 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5%
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13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 15 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 13 °
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11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 12 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 11 20 WSW 11 20 W 11 20 W 13 23 WNW 12 24 WNW 12 22 WNW 11 20 WNW 10 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G VG VG VG VG VG
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89% 88% 87% 75% 69% 69% 74% 83%
UV index Expand
0 0 1 3 4 2 1 0
Sunrise: 05:57 Sunset: 20:33 Moon phase: New
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4-28 August - Check the Edinburgh weather forecast before heading to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

This year, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival features over 3,000 events over the three weeks. More than 21,000 performers take part in more than 30,000 performances at approximately 2,500 shows.

More than 1.8 million people visit the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to catch a glimpse of some of the most upcoming acts on the circuit. Check the official  Edinburgh Festival Fringe website for more information about the 2017 Fringe Programme.

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe covers a wide variety of performances including:

  • Cabaret
  • Musical and Opera
  • Comedy
  • Theatre
  • Music
  • Dance

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