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Edinburgh International Festival 2019 weather forecast

Edinburgh International Festival

Fri 2 AugMon 26 Aug 2019

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 once again become the cultural centre of the world between the 2-26 August 2019, as a wide variety of performers and exhibitors descend upon the city for the annual Edinburgh International Festival.

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    9 °C

  • Light rain 13 °C

    5 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    7 °C

  • Cloudy 13 °C

    4 °C

  • Sunny day 12 °C

    4 °C

  • Cloudy 10 °C

    5 °C

  • Cloudy 10 °C

    5 °C

Friday (Friday 22 February 2019)
Now 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 13 26 SSW 7 15 S 5 11 SE 5 9 ESE 5 9 ESE 6 9 E 6 8 SE 5 8 SSE 6 12 SSE 9 19 S 10 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG G G G G G G VG
Humidity
53% 52% 55% 60% 61% 64% 67% 65% 63% 62% 61%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:23 Sunset: 17:31 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 23 February 2019)
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
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night
10% 10% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 80% 80% 50% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 10 22 S 7 16 S 6 14 SSE 5 12 SSE 6 13 SE 7 14 SSE 6 15 S 9 22 SSW 12 28 S 13 28 SSW 12 25 SSW 15 30 SSW 15 30 SSW 13 26 SSW 11 22 SSW 11 23 SW 11 26 SW 10 23 SSW 9 21 SSW 10 22 SW 8 19 SW 7 16 SW 6 13 WSW 5 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G G G G VG VG G G G G G G VG G G G G
Humidity
63% 64% 67% 70% 70% 69% 67% 63% 62% 63% 62% 58% 58% 60% 63% 67% 74% 79% 81% 82% 85% 87% 89% 90%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:20 Sunset: 17:33 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 24 February 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Fog Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% 20% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 7 ° 5 ° 6 ° 9 ° 11 ° 9 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 6 ° 4 ° 5 ° 8 ° 10 ° 9 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 4 11 WSW 3 9 SSW 3 7 SSE 2 6 SSW 4 10 ESE 4 7 S 4 8 SSW 4 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G VP M G G G G
Humidity
91% 94% 97% 93% 79% 76% 87% 91%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:18 Sunset: 17:36 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 25 February 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 8 ° 11 ° 12 ° 9 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 11 ° 12 ° 9 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 5 11 SW 5 11 SW 4 8 SSW 4 8 WSW 4 11 SSE 4 10 SE 3 7 S 4 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G VG VG G G
Humidity
91% 92% 94% 91% 79% 78% 89% 88%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:15 Sunset: 17:38 Moon phase: Third quarter Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (Tuesday 26 February 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 6 ° 4 ° 6 ° 10 ° 12 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 4 ° 2 ° 4 ° 9 ° 11 ° 6 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 5 11 WSW 6 11 WSW 5 9 WSW 6 11 WSW 6 12 WSW 4 9 SSW 4 8 SW 4 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G VG VG VG G
Humidity
82% 79% 85% 82% 70% 67% 87% 90%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:13 Sunset: 17:40 Moon phase: Third quarter Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (Wednesday 27 February 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 6 ° 7 ° 5 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 4 8 WSW 6 12 SW 7 14 SW 8 16 WSW 10 20 SW 10 20 SW 8 15 SW 7 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G VG VG VG G
Humidity
93% 92% 94% 90% 82% 79% 87% 92%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:10 Sunset: 17:42 Moon phase: Third quarter
Thursday (Thursday 28 February 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 7 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 6 12 SW 6 12 SW 6 12 SW 8 15 SW 10 20 SW 9 19 SW 8 16 SW 8 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G VG VG G
Humidity
94% 95% 95% 91% 83% 83% 86% 90%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:08 Sunset: 17:44 Moon phase: Waning crescent
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2-26 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.

Back to the events calendar. 

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