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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 rain 7 °C

    6 °C

  • Heavy rain 12 °C

    8 °C

  • Light rain 10 °C

    4 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    2 °C

  • Cloudy 5 °C

    2 °C

  • Light shower day 5 °C

    1 °C

  • Sunny intervals 5 °C

    3 °C

Monday (Monday 20 November 2017)
Now 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
Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain Light rain Overcast Light rain
60% 60% ≥95% ≥95% 90% 50% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 20% 50% 50% 20% 50%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
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3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
E 3 9 E 3 5 S 2 3 W 3 4 WNW 4 8 W 5 7 WNW 5 8 W 5 9 WNW 5 10 W 5 9 WSW 5 8 SSW 5 8 SSW 4 7 S 4 6 SE 4 6 ESE 4 7 E 5 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M P P P M M M M M M M M P P M M
Humidity Expand
98% 97% 97% 98% 98% 97% 98% 96% 96% 96% 97% 97% 97% 97% 97% 97% 97%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:58 Sunset: 15:58 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 21 November 2017)
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Warnings
Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Light shower day Light rain Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
50% 60% 80% 90% 90% 90% 90% ≥95% ≥95% 90% 90% 80% 80% 50% 40% 50% 40% 30% 30% 40% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 °
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6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 5 10 ESE 5 9 ESE 5 9 SE 4 9 SE 4 10 SE 5 11 SE 5 11 SE 5 11 SSE 4 9 S 5 11 SSW 6 15 SW 7 17 SW 8 18 SSW 9 21 SSW 11 24 SSW 13 26 SSW 14 28 SW 15 30 SW 15 30 SW 15 31 SW 16 31 SW 17 34 SW 19 37 SW 19 38
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M M M M M M P P M M M G G G G VG G G G G G VG
Humidity Expand
97% 96% 96% 96% 96% 96% 96% 96% 96% 95% 93% 92% 91% 88% 87% 87% 88% 87% 89% 88% 88% 85% 84% 84%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:00 Sunset: 15:56 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 22 November 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain
10% 10% 10% 10% 50% 60% 80% 80%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 11 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 20 39 WSW 19 37 WSW 15 30 SW 11 21 SW 7 13 NE 6 11 NNE 7 14 N 8 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG G M G M
Humidity Expand
83% 83% 84% 86% 87% 90% 91% 92%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:02 Sunset: 15:55 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 23 November 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Heavy rain Light shower night Light shower night Sunny intervals Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Clear night
70% 40% 40% 20% 30% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
3 ° 2 ° 1 ° 0 ° 2 ° 2 ° 0 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNW 11 19 NNW 11 21 W 13 24 WSW 13 24 WSW 13 26 WSW 13 24 WSW 12 22 WSW 12 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G M G VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
91% 91% 87% 88% 82% 80% 83% 82%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:04 Sunset: 15:53 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 24 November 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 50%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 13 23 WSW 12 22 WSW 11 21 NW 11 21 SSE 12 22 N 12 22 NNE 13 23 W 13 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
81% 82% 83% 85% 75% 78% 82% 84%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:06 Sunset: 15:52 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 25 November 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower day Light shower day Sunny intervals Clear night Clear night
40% 40% 40% 40% 40% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 4 ° 4 ° 2 ° 2 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° 0 ° 0 ° -2 ° -3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 13 24 W 14 25 N 14 25 W 14 25 N 14 27 N 14 25 W 13 24 W 13 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
85% 84% 84% 82% 75% 76% 80% 81%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:08 Sunset: 15:51 Moon phase: First quarter
Sunday (Sunday 26 November 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -2 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 13 24 WSW 13 24 WSW 13 24 WSW 13 24 WSW 14 26 WSW 13 24 SW 12 22 SW 12 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
81% 81% 82% 81% 77% 80% 83% 82%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:10 Sunset: 15:49 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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