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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.

  • Heavy shower day 10 °C

    6 °C

  • Sunny intervals 7 °C

    3 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    0 °C

  • Sunny intervals 4 °C

    1 °C

  • Cloudy 10 °C

    7 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    6 °C

Tuesday (Tuesday 23 January 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy shower day Light shower day Sunny intervals Cloudy Light shower day Heavy shower day Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 40% 80% 90% 70% 40% 10% 10% 40% 70% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 11 26 SSW 10 25 S 10 24 SSW 19 41 SSW 20 43 SSW 19 39 SSW 18 37 SSW 17 35 SSW 13 28 SSW 19 40 SSW 17 36 SSW 18 37 SW 19 38 SW 18 36 SW 16 33 SW 17 34 SW 21 40 WSW 18 35 WSW 17 34 SW 16 32 SW 16 31 SW 15 30 SSW 15 31 SSW 13 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG M G VG G VG VG VG M VG VG VG E E E VG
Humidity Expand
79% 81% 81% 83% 89% 88% 86% 89% 91% 86% 87% 86% 84% 82% 82% 81% 79% 79% 79% 78% 77% 80% 78% 80%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:24 Sunset: 16:26 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (Wednesday 24 January 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light rain Heavy rain Heavy shower night Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Clear night Partly cloudy night
90% 90% 70% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 8 ° 8 ° 6 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
3 ° 4 ° 3 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 0 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 13 28 S 20 40 SW 22 43 SW 21 41 SW 21 42 SW 20 40 SW 18 36 SW 16 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G VG E VG VG VG E
Humidity Expand
82% 86% 75% 73% 70% 72% 78% 79%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:22 Sunset: 16:29 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
Thursday (Thursday 25 January 2018)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 5 ° 5 ° 3 ° 3 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
0 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 2 ° 3 ° 1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 16 32 SW 15 29 SW 12 24 SW 9 17 SW 9 18 S 6 12 NW 7 13 NW 9 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
78% 80% 83% 86% 81% 83% 89% 87%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:21 Sunset: 16:31 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 26 January 2018)
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Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Light rain
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 50%
Temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 0 ° 4 ° 4 ° 1 ° 2 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-1 ° -2 ° -3 ° -3 ° 1 ° 2 ° -2 ° -2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 9 18 WNW 9 17 WNW 8 15 W 7 13 W 7 14 WSW 6 11 SW 7 13 SSW 8 16
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
87% 86% 85% 85% 77% 79% 88% 91%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:19 Sunset: 16:33 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 27 January 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 30% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
2 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 7 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 8 16 SSW 8 16 SSW 9 18 SSW 11 22 SSW 13 26 SW 17 33 WSW 18 35 WSW 18 36
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG G M G VG VG
Humidity Expand
92% 92% 90% 90% 89% 89% 86% 84%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:17 Sunset: 16:35 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Sunday (Sunday 28 January 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light rain
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 40%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 19 37 WSW 19 37 WSW 19 36 WSW 17 34 WSW 18 36 WSW 19 37 SW 19 37 SW 21 42
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% 82% 81% 84% 82% 84% 88% 85%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:16 Sunset: 16:37 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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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

Check the Edinburgh weather to help determine whether you'll need an umbrella as you run between shows.

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