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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 16 °C

    15 °C

  • Cloudy 17 °C

    12 °C

  • Light rain 15 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 18 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 18 °C

    12 °C

  • Cloudy 16 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 16 °C

    10 °C

Friday (Friday 17 August 2018)
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Warnings
Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 15 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 11 21 SW 13 24 SW 13 22 SW 15 26 SW 15 28 SW 16 30 SW 17 31 SW 18 32 SW 16 30 SW 18 32 WSW 18 34 WSW 17 32 WSW 17 31 WSW 17 31 WSW 15 29
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
Humidity
82% 76% 69% 72% 72% 72% 74% 75% 77% 80% 82% 82% 81% 81% 82%
UV index
2 2 3 3 4 3 3 2 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:47 Sunset: 20:46 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Saturday (Saturday 18 August 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Light shower day Light shower day Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast
<5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 50% 50% 80% 40% 30% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 17 33 WSW 18 35 WSW 17 32 WSW 16 30 SW 15 28 SW 14 27 SW 15 29 WSW 14 27 WSW 15 28 WSW 16 31 WSW 17 33 WSW 18 33 WSW 19 34 WSW 17 31 WSW 17 30 WSW 17 30 WSW 16 29 WSW 14 26 WSW 14 24 WSW 12 21 WSW 10 17 WSW 8 14 WSW 7 12 WSW 6 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG G G G VG VG VG VG VG G VG G VG VG VG VG VG G VG
Humidity
81% 81% 81% 81% 83% 85% 85% 86% 86% 83% 79% 75% 72% 72% 74% 75% 77% 78% 78% 80% 82% 84% 86% 87%
UV index
1 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 3 3 3 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:49 Sunset: 20:43 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Sunday (Sunday 19 August 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy
80% 90% 90% 90% 90% 60% 50% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 4 7 NW 3 5 E 7 12 ENE 10 17 ENE 10 18 NE 9 17 NE 6 12 ESE 4 8 ESE 4 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G M M M M M G G G
Humidity
89% 91% 95% 96% 93% 91% 91% 90% 93%
UV index
1 1 2 2 1
Sunrise: 05:51 Sunset: 20:41 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Monday (Monday 20 August 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night
10% 10% 20% 20% 20% 10% 10% 30%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 15 ° 17 ° 18 ° 17 ° 15 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 15 ° 16 ° 17 ° 16 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 3 6 S 3 5 SSE 4 7 SSE 5 11 W 7 14 W 8 17 WSW 8 15 NNE 8 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G M G G G G G
Humidity
95% 96% 95% 90% 85% 82% 85% 91%
UV index
1 2 4 2 1
Sunrise: 05:53 Sunset: 20:38 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Tuesday (Tuesday 21 August 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 Light shower night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 40%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 16 ° 17 ° 16 ° 14 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 14 ° 15 ° 16 ° 14 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 7 14 SSE 7 13 SE 7 12 SSE 7 13 SSW 7 16 SE 9 18 SW 10 20 SW 11 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G
Humidity
92% 92% 92% 87% 79% 77% 81% 87%
UV index
1 2 4 2 1
Sunrise: 05:55 Sunset: 20:36 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Wednesday (Wednesday 22 August 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 13 ° 12 ° 14 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 10 19 WSW 10 18 WNW 9 17 NW 10 20 ENE 11 21 SW 10 21 SW 9 18 SW 8 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VG VG VG VG G
Humidity
89% 91% 91% 78% 69% 68% 74% 85%
UV index
1 3 4 2 1
Sunrise: 05:57 Sunset: 20:33 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Thursday (Thursday 23 August 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% 20% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 8 14 NNE 8 15 SW 9 16 SW 11 21 SW 13 25 SW 13 26 SW 12 23 W 10 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G VG VG VG
Humidity
89% 90% 90% 82% 74% 70% 75% 83%
UV index
1 2 4 2 1
Sunrise: 05:59 Sunset: 20:31 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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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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