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Edinburgh International Festival 2017 weather forecast

Edinburgh International Festival

Fri 4 AugMon 28 Aug 2017

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 4-28 August, as a wide variety of performers and exhibitors descend upon the city for the annual Edinburgh International Festival.

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 17 °C

    13 °C

  • Light rain 16 °C

    12 °C

  • Cloudy 16 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 16 °C

    12 °C

  • Cloudy 16 °C

    13 °C

  • Light rain 16 °C

    11 °C

Friday (Friday 22 September 2017)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 °
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11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 10 30 S 11 28 S 7 19 S 9 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G G
Humidity Expand
79% 82% 86% 86%
UV index Expand
Sunrise: 06:57 Sunset: 19:13 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 23 September 2017)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 8 20 SSW 8 22 S 8 21 SSW 8 22 S 6 16 SE 6 12 SSE 5 14 SE 5 12 SE 5 11 SE 4 11 SE 5 10 WSW 4 8 SSE 4 8 S 6 10 SSE 9 15 S 9 16 SSE 8 13 SSE 7 12 SSE 7 12 SSE 6 12 SE 6 12 SE 6 12 SSE 6 13 SSE 6 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G VG VG G G G G G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G G VG
Humidity Expand
88% 88% 87% 83% 84% 88% 89% 87% 88% 86% 81% 76% 72% 70% 74% 76% 78% 78% 78% 80% 83% 84% 85% 83%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 2 2 3 2 2 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:59 Sunset: 19:10 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 24 September 2017)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Light rain Cloudy
10% 20% 10% 10% 20% 50% 50% 60% 20%
Temperature (°C)
15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 ° 14 ° 16 ° 16 ° 14 ° 13 °
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15 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 ° 13 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 6 12 SSE 6 14 SSE 7 14 SE 7 13 SE 7 13 SSE 6 12 S 4 8 E 4 6 E 3 6
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G VG VG G G G M G
Humidity Expand
82% 83% 79% 79% 76% 75% 80% 91% 94%
UV index Expand
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:01 Sunset: 19:07 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 25 September 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Light rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
50% 50% 50% 20% 20% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 13 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 12 ° 14 ° 15 ° 13 ° 12 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 5 9 E 5 10 E 6 11 ESE 6 11 ESE 7 14 SE 7 13 ESE 6 11 E 6 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M G G G VG G G
Humidity Expand
94% 95% 94% 92% 86% 83% 90% 95%
UV index Expand
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:03 Sunset: 19:05 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 26 September 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
E 5 9 E 5 9 ESE 5 9 ESE 6 12 ESE 8 16 E 9 18 E 9 16 SE 8 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M G VG G VG G
Humidity Expand
96% 97% 97% 93% 84% 84% 90% 92%
UV index Expand
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:05 Sunset: 19:02 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (Wednesday 27 September 2017)
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% 20%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 15 ° 16 ° 15 ° 14 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 8 14 ESE 9 15 SE 9 16 SE 11 20 SE 13 24 SE 12 23 SE 12 21 SE 11 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G VG G G
Humidity Expand
92% 92% 93% 88% 81% 79% 86% 89%
UV index Expand
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:07 Sunset: 19:00 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Thursday (Thursday 28 September 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
20% 20% 60% 50% 40% 10% 20% 10%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 11 20 SSE 11 19 SSE 10 19 SSE 11 21 S 12 23 S 12 22 S 10 18 S 10 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G VG VG G
Humidity Expand
90% 90% 91% 88% 81% 79% 84% 88%
UV index Expand
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:09 Sunset: 18:57 Moon phase: First quarter
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4-28 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.

If you are looking for content for your own website, take a look at our weather widget.

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 three week event culminates with a spectacular Virgin Money Fireworks Concert which will be set to music with the historic Edinburgh Castle as its backdrop.

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

Back to the events calendar. 

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