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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 25 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 17 °C

    11 °C

  • Sunny day 21 °C

    11 °C

  • Sunny intervals 24 °C

    11 °C

  • Sunny intervals 16 °C

    10 °C

  • Sunny intervals 19 °C

    10 °C

  • Sunny intervals 16 °C

    11 °C

Monday (Monday 25 June 2018)
Now 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
24 ° 21 ° 17 ° 16 ° 14 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
22 ° 20 ° 16 ° 15 ° 13 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNE 6 7 NNE 5 7 NNE 7 8 NE 6 8 NE 7 10 ENE 7 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G VG VG VG G
Humidity
32% 44% 56% 66% 78% 91%
UV index
2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 04:27 Sunset: 22:03 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: VH
Tuesday (Tuesday 26 June 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
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
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Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 16 ° 16 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 15 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ENE 5 6 NE 5 6 NE 4 5 NE 4 5 NE 4 6 NE 3 5 ENE 3 4 ENE 2 3 NE 2 4 NE 3 6 ENE 4 7 ENE 4 7 ENE 5 8 ENE 6 9 ENE 6 10 ENE 7 10 ENE 7 10 NE 6 10 NE 6 10 NE 6 9 NE 6 9 NE 6 9 NE 6 9 NE 6 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G M M M M M M M G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G
Humidity
94% 95% 97% 97% 98% 98% 97% 95% 91% 87% 83% 77% 73% 71% 70% 68% 71% 73% 76% 80% 83% 84% 87% 89%
UV index
1 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 6 5 4 4 3 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 04:28 Sunset: 22:03 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: VH
Wednesday (Wednesday 27 June 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night
<5% <5% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 15 ° 18 ° 19 ° 17 ° 14 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 11 ° 14 ° 18 ° 18 ° 17 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 6 8 NE 5 8 NE 5 7 NE 3 6 NE 4 7 ENE 6 11 ENE 6 12 NE 6 11 NE 5 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
91% 93% 96% 94% 81% 67% 67% 72% 84%
UV index
1 5 7 5 1
Sunrise: 04:28 Sunset: 22:03 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3 Pollen: VH
Thursday (Thursday 28 June 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 11 ° 14 ° 20 ° 23 ° 22 ° 18 ° 14 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 14 ° 20 ° 23 ° 20 ° 16 ° 12 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNE 4 8 NNW 3 6 W 3 7 SW 3 9 ENE 5 13 E 9 19 ENE 9 19 ENE 8 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
92% 94% 86% 69% 58% 59% 68% 81%
UV index
1 5 7 5 1
Sunrise: 04:29 Sunset: 22:03 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 4 Pollen: VH
Friday (Friday 29 June 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Clear night
10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 14 ° 15 ° 16 ° 14 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ENE 7 13 NE 7 12 E 7 13 ENE 7 16 E 8 19 E 9 19 E 9 18 ENE 7 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
88% 91% 87% 79% 74% 72% 76% 85%
UV index
1 3 6 4 1
Sunrise: 04:30 Sunset: 22:02 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3 Pollen: H
Saturday (Saturday 30 June 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Partly cloudy night
<5% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 14 ° 17 ° 18 ° 16 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 13 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 12 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 6 11 N 5 10 NE 5 11 ENE 6 14 SE 7 18 ESE 9 19 WSW 9 18 E 8 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
92% 94% 89% 79% 68% 63% 68% 83%
UV index
1 4 7 4 1
Sunrise: 04:30 Sunset: 22:02 Moon phase: Full
Sunday (Sunday 1 July 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny day Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 12 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 7 14 N 7 14 WNW 7 15 NW 8 17 NNE 9 20 NNE 9 20 NNE 10 19 ENE 9 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
90% 90% 88% 79% 70% 70% 74% 83%
UV index
1 3 6 4 1
Sunrise: 04:31 Sunset: 22:02 Moon phase: Waning 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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