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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.

  • Light snow shower day 2 °C

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  • Cloudy 2 °C

    0 °C

  • Cloudy 2 °C

    -2 °C

  • Sunny day 3 °C

    -3 °C

  • Light snow 3 °C

    1 °C

  • Cloudy 4 °C

    2 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    4 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 17 January 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Light snow shower day Light snow shower day Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast
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Temperature (°C)
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 12 30 WSW 13 29 WSW 14 29 WSW 15 30 W 17 35 W 15 31 W 17 34 W 17 35 WSW 16 31 W 17 33 WSW 17 33 WSW 17 32 WSW 17 33 WSW 17 32 WSW 17 33 WSW 15 30 WSW 15 30 WSW 14 29 WSW 12 25 SW 10 23 SW 9 21 SW 7 17 WSW 4 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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92% 88% 83% 84% 87% 82% 80% 82% 84% 83% 83% 88% 86% 85% 82% 87% 85% 86% 86% 87% 88% 88% 88%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:32 Sunset: 16:15 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Thursday (Thursday 18 January 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Light snow Light snow Light snow Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Light snow shower night
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Temperature (°C)
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 4 9 W 4 10 NW 6 11 WNW 6 11 W 7 14 W 9 17 WSW 9 18 WSW 10 20 WSW 10 21 WSW 10 21 WSW 10 21 WSW 10 21 WSW 10 20 WSW 11 21 WSW 11 21 WSW 10 20 WSW 10 20 WSW 10 21 WSW 10 21 WSW 11 23 WSW 12 23 WSW 13 25 WSW 12 24 WSW 13 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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Humidity Expand
92% 94% 93% 93% 93% 92% 90% 89% 89% 90% 89% 88% 86% 86% 87% 87% 88% 89% 88% 87% 89% 88% 90% 90%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:31 Sunset: 16:16 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 19 January 2018)
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Warnings
Light snow Light snow Cloudy Light snow Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
50% 60% 10% 50% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 12 25 SW 12 24 SW 12 25 SW 13 25 WSW 12 24 WSW 11 23 WSW 10 20 WSW 10 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG M VG M VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
90% 92% 89% 92% 86% 83% 90% 90%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:29 Sunset: 16:18 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Saturday (Saturday 20 January 2018)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
0 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° 2 ° 2 ° -2 ° -3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 9 18 W 9 18 W 8 16 WNW 8 16 WNW 8 16 WNW 6 12 W 5 9 SW 4 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G
Humidity Expand
88% 88% 87% 85% 77% 81% 90% 91%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:28 Sunset: 16:20 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 21 January 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Light snow Sleet shower Light snow Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% 10% 60% 60% 70% 20% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
-2 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
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-4 ° -3 ° -4 ° -4 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 4 8 S 6 11 SSE 7 16 SSE 9 19 S 5 11 SSW 7 13 SW 7 14 SW 8 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
90% 85% 88% 92% 90% 91% 94% 93%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:27 Sunset: 16:22 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Monday (Monday 22 January 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 20% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 °
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-1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° 1 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 8 15 SW 8 15 SW 8 16 SW 8 15 WSW 8 16 WSW 8 16 SW 8 15 SW 9 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
92% 92% 93% 94% 90% 91% 93% 94%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:25 Sunset: 16:24 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Tuesday (Tuesday 23 January 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 3 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 9 18 SSW 10 18 SSW 10 19 SSW 11 20 SSW 12 23 S 13 25 S 13 25 S 14 27
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
94% 93% 91% 90% 88% 86% 86% 86%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:24 Sunset: 16:26 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.

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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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