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Edinburgh's Christmas

A Christmas tree lit for the festive season

Fri 18 NovSat 7 Jan 2017

Edinburgh's Christmas is a six week season of festive entertainment between the 18 November - 7 January.

St Andrew Square and East Princes St Gardens at the heart of the city will host a variety of shows as well as ice-skating, markets and rides.

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  • Cloudy 18 °C

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  • Light shower day 18 °C

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  • Light shower day 17 °C

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  • Light rain 17 °C

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  • Cloudy 18 °C

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Tuesday (Tuesday 22 August 2017)
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Sunrise: 05:57 Sunset: 20:33 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (Wednesday 23 August 2017)
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Sunrise: 05:59 Sunset: 20:31 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 24 August 2017)
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Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy
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0 0 0 1 3 4 2 1 0
Sunrise: 06:01 Sunset: 20:29 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 25 August 2017)
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Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny intervals Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Cloudy
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Sunrise: 06:03 Sunset: 20:26 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 26 August 2017)
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Cloudy
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91% 93% 93% 86% 79% 76% 81% 91%
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Sunrise: 06:05 Sunset: 20:24 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 27 August 2017)
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light rain Cloudy Cloudy
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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Sunrise: 06:07 Sunset: 20:21 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Monday (Monday 28 August 2017)
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
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Sunrise: 06:08 Sunset: 20:18 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
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18 November-7 January - Check the weather forecast before visiting Edinburgh's Christmas

Last year, the Christmas attractions were visited by over 3.6 million people.

Check the local Edinburgh weather forecast to see whether you need your winter woollies while you're out in the city centre.

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