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Edinburgh International Festival 2018 weather forecast

Edinburgh International Festival

Fri 3 AugMon 27 Aug 2018

Each August, since 1947, Edinburgh has been transformed into a city of theatre, song and dance, when the Edinburgh International Festival takes place.

The Scottish capital will this year become the cultural centre of the world between the 3-27 August, as a wide variety of performers and exhibitors descend upon the city for the annual Edinburgh International Festival.

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    7 °C

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    8 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    13 °C

  • Sunny intervals 14 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 13 °C

    10 °C

  • Sunny day 14 °C

    6 °C

Thursday (Thursday 18 October 2018)
Now 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
Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 8 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 7 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 5 11 W 5 8 W 5 8 WSW 4 8 W 4 7 W 3 6 WSW 3 5 S 2 4 SSE 3 5 SSW 3 8 SSW 5 12 SSW 6 15 SSW 6 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M G G VG VG G VG G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
90% 80% 70% 65% 63% 62% 62% 68% 73% 72% 77% 78% 78%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:49 Sunset: 18:06 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 19 October 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 Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 7 16 SSW 7 17 SSW 7 18 SSW 7 18 SSW 9 20 SSW 9 20 SSW 9 21 SSW 9 21 SSW 9 20 SW 10 22 SW 11 24 SW 12 25 SW 12 25 SW 13 26 SW 12 24 WSW 12 23 WSW 11 22 WSW 9 19 WSW 8 16 WSW 7 16 SW 7 16 WSW 7 16 SW 7 15 SW 6 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
78% 78% 78% 78% 78% 78% 77% 78% 77% 77% 75% 76% 76% 79% 82% 82% 81% 81% 83% 84% 85% 86% 86% 87%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:51 Sunset: 18:03 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 20 October 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast
<5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 11 ° 13 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 6 13 SW 5 13 SSE 5 11 S 7 15 SW 11 23 SW 14 29 SW 14 29 SW 13 26 SW 13 26
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG G G VG VG VG G
Humidity
88% 88% 89% 91% 89% 82% 84% 90% 91%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:53 Sunset: 18:01 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 21 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Overcast Light rain Cloudy Sunny day Clear night Clear night
10% 10% 10% 50% 10% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 12 ° 12 ° 9 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 9 ° 9 ° 6 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 13 26 SW 12 25 SW 13 27 W 13 27 W 15 29 W 15 30 W 11 22 W 10 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
91% 91% 91% 85% 74% 67% 67% 73%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:56 Sunset: 17:58 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 22 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 5 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 10 19 WSW 10 20 WSW 11 22 WSW 13 25 W 18 36 WSW 18 35 WSW 19 37 WSW 20 39
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
78% 78% 77% 76% 66% 72% 75% 77%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:58 Sunset: 17:56 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 23 October 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 Clear night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 13 ° 13 ° 11 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 20 39 W 20 39 W 20 40 W 20 39 W 19 38 W 16 31 W 14 26 W 13 26
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
78% 78% 80% 78% 75% 75% 80% 84%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:00 Sunset: 17:53 Moon phase: Full
Wednesday (Wednesday 24 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 12 ° 14 ° 13 ° 11 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 12 ° 11 ° 9 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 13 26 W 12 24 W 11 21 W 11 23 W 12 25 WNW 11 22 W 9 18 W 9 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
83% 85% 86% 82% 73% 77% 85% 87%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:02 Sunset: 17:51 Moon phase: Full
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3-27 August - Check the Edinburgh weather forecast for the Edinburgh International Festival.

The festival attracts more than 400,000 international and local visitors to Scotland's capital city each year.

Edinburgh's six main theatres and concert halls come to life with some of the world's top performers in a variety of types of show including:

  • Music
  • Theatre
  • Opera 
  • Dance

The end of the International Festival is marked every year by an extravagant Fireworks Concert. Colours explode against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra accompany the bangs and whizzes

If you are heading to Edinburgh for this year's festival, check the Edinburgh weather when planning your trip.

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