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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.

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    6 °C

  • Light shower day 11 °C

    4 °C

  • Cloudy 10 °C

    3 °C

  • Light shower day 9 °C

    4 °C

  • Sunny intervals 8 °C

    3 °C

  • Cloudy 8 °C

    3 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    5 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 25 April 2018)
Now 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Drizzle Heavy shower day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night
30% 60% <5% <5% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 17 27 WSW 16 28 WSW 16 28 WSW 16 28 WSW 14 26 WSW 14 25 WSW 15 27 WSW 13 24 WSW 13 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG E
Humidity
60% 65% 63% 58% 63% 67% 71% 76% 79%
UV index
3 2 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:44 Sunset: 20:39 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M
Thursday (Thursday 26 April 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Light shower day Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Light shower day Sunny intervals Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Sunny intervals Light shower day Light shower day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Clear night Clear night Clear night
<5% 10% <5% 10% 10% <5% 40% 10% 10% 10% 40% 10% 30% 40% 30% 10% 40% 40% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 6 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 12 23 WSW 12 24 WSW 14 28 WSW 14 27 WSW 14 29 WSW 15 31 WSW 15 30 WSW 16 31 WSW 16 31 WSW 17 32 W 17 33 WSW 17 33 WSW 17 34 W 17 33 W 18 36 W 19 36 W 18 35 W 17 32 W 17 32 WSW 16 30 WSW 14 27 WSW 13 25 WSW 12 24 WSW 12 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E VG E E VG VG G VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
80% 84% 81% 82% 83% 82% 84% 84% 82% 78% 74% 73% 68% 68% 66% 65% 62% 69% 67% 68% 73% 76% 78% 80%
UV index
1 1 1 2 3 3 4 4 4 3 3 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:41 Sunset: 20:41 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M
Friday (Friday 27 April 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 20% 20% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 4 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 2 ° 1 ° 2 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 6 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 11 22 WSW 10 20 WSW 9 17 WSW 6 12 WNW 4 11 SE 5 13 SE 7 16 E 6 13 ESE 5 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
82% 83% 86% 86% 66% 53% 61% 69% 88%
UV index
1 3 4 2 1
Sunrise: 05:39 Sunset: 20:43 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M
Saturday (Saturday 28 April 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 20% 40% 30% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 1 ° 2 ° 5 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 6 10 NNW 6 11 NNW 6 11 NNE 6 14 ENE 6 16 E 7 16 E 7 15 NNE 6 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VG G VG VG VG
Humidity
92% 95% 91% 79% 74% 71% 75% 89%
UV index
1 2 4 2 1
Sunrise: 05:37 Sunset: 20:45 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M
Sunday (Sunday 29 April 2018)
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
<5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 2 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 3 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 5 9 NE 5 9 NE 6 12 ENE 8 17 ENE 10 21 ENE 11 23 ENE 11 22 ENE 9 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
92% 93% 89% 77% 69% 64% 71% 83%
UV index
1 2 4 2 1
Sunrise: 05:34 Sunset: 20:47 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M
Monday (Monday 30 April 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 6 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 3 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNE 9 17 NNE 10 18 WNW 11 19 NNE 14 25 NNE 14 26 NE 13 25 NNE 11 21 NNE 9 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
86% 86% 83% 67% 60% 59% 64% 77%
UV index
1 2 4 2 1
Sunrise: 05:32 Sunset: 20:49 Moon phase: Full
Tuesday (Tuesday 1 May 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 3 ° 4 ° 7 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 4 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 9 15 WNW 9 15 WNW 9 16 NNW 11 22 W 12 26 WSW 13 26 WSW 13 25 SW 12 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G
Humidity
81% 83% 82% 68% 59% 59% 65% 77%
UV index
1 2 4 2 1
Sunrise: 05:30 Sunset: 20:51 Moon phase: Full
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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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