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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.

  • Sunny day 4 °C

    2 °C

  • Overcast 6 °C

    5 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    3 °C

  • Sunny intervals 5 °C

    1 °C

  • Sunny intervals 4 °C

    1 °C

  • Cloudy 4 °C

    2 °C

  • Cloudy 5 °C

    3 °C

Monday (Monday 10 December 2018)
Now 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
Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10%
Temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 °
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-1 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 7 18 WSW 6 16 WSW 6 16 WSW 6 15 WSW 6 14 WSW 6 13 WSW 6 13 WSW 5 11 WSW 5 9 WSW 4 8 W 4 7 W 3 6 WSW 2 4 SW 2 4 SW 2 4 SSE 2 5 S 3 7 S 3 5 SSE 3 5 SSE 3 5 SSE 3 5
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G M M M M M M G M M M M M M G G G G G
Humidity
87% 88% 89% 89% 90% 89% 88% 88% 86% 84% 84% 86% 89% 90% 89% 88% 85% 84% 83% 83% 84%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:32 Sunset: 15:39 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 11 December 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SE 3 5 SSE 3 5 SE 3 5 SE 3 5 SE 3 6 SE 4 6 SE 4 7 SE 4 9 SE 4 9 ESE 4 8 ESE 3 6 ESE 3 5 ESE 3 6 ESE 3 6 ESE 3 6 ESE 3 6 ESE 3 6 ESE 3 6 ESE 5 9 ESE 4 9 ESE 5 11 ESE 5 11 ESE 6 12 SE 6 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G
Humidity
83% 85% 85% 85% 85% 87% 87% 88% 88% 89% 88% 88% 88% 89% 89% 91% 91% 91% 92% 92% 92% 91% 91% 91%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:33 Sunset: 15:38 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 12 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 1 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ESE 6 11 SE 6 12 ESE 6 12 SE 7 13 SE 8 16 SE 10 19 SE 11 21 SE 13 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G VG VG VG
Humidity
91% 91% 91% 90% 86% 83% 80% 77%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:34 Sunset: 15:38 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 13 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
0 ° 0 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SE 12 23 SE 12 22 SE 12 22 SE 12 23 SE 14 26 SE 13 24 SE 10 18 SE 8 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
80% 78% 81% 81% 76% 76% 81% 84%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:35 Sunset: 15:38 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 14 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy
<5% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 1 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° 1 ° 0 ° -2 ° -2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SE 7 13 SE 6 11 SE 6 11 SE 6 11 SE 7 13 SE 8 14 SE 9 15 SE 10 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
86% 87% 89% 89% 84% 83% 85% 85%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:36 Sunset: 15:38 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 1
Saturday (Saturday 15 December 2018)
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% 10% 10% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SE 10 18 SE 11 20 SE 11 21 SE 13 23 SE 14 26 SE 14 27 SE 15 28 SSE 15 28
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG G G G G G
Humidity
85% 84% 84% 83% 81% 83% 85% 86%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:37 Sunset: 15:38 Moon phase: First quarter
Sunday (Sunday 16 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Cloudy
20% 30% 20% 20% 20% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-1 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 15 27 SSE 14 26 S 13 25 S 12 23 S 12 22 SSW 12 22 S 11 21 SSW 12 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G VG VG VG
Humidity
88% 90% 90% 89% 88% 87% 88% 86%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:38 Sunset: 15:38 Moon phase: First quarter
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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.

Back to the events calendar. 

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