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Edinburgh Marathon Festival 2018 weather forecast

Running the Edinburgh Marathon

Sat 26 MaySun 27 May 2018

The Edinburgh Marathon on 26/27 May is part of a huge summer of sport in Scotland.

Held over the Spring bank holiday weekend, the Edinburgh Marathon is one of nine races being held over the Edinburgh Marathon Festival weekend on 26-27 May.

The marathon course is fast and flat, voted the fastest marathon in the UK by Runners World, ideal if it’s your first marathon or you are looking for a personal best. The Edinburgh Marathon has sold out every year since 2008 and is the second largest marathon in the UK, behind only London. There will also be a 5 km, 10 km, half marathon, team relay and junior races over the weekend. Check the official Edinburgh Marathon website for more information

Starting on Potterrow, marathon runners will pass both the Gothic Rocket and Gosford House on the 26 mile route.

You can check the weather forecast for other events through the Events calendar.

  • Overcast 16 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 19 °C

    14 °C

  • Cloudy 20 °C

    15 °C

  • Cloudy 18 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    9 °C

  • Heavy shower day 15 °C

    8 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    8 °C

Sunday (Sunday 19 August 2018)
Now 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Overcast
10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 14 ° 14 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
E 6 9 E 6 8 ENE 6 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M G
Humidity
94% 91% 88%
UV index
Sunrise: 05:51 Sunset: 20:41 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Monday (Monday 20 August 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
Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 16 ° 17 ° 18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 15 ° 15 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 15 ° 16 ° 17 ° 17 ° 18 ° 18 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
E 5 8 NE 3 4 N 2 3 NW 2 3 WSW 3 6 W 4 8 WSW 6 11 WSW 6 11 WSW 6 10 W 5 9 W 5 8 W 4 7 W 3 6 W 3 6 WNW 3 7 NNE 3 7 NE 4 8 NE 6 9 E 6 10 ENE 6 10 ENE 6 10 ENE 5 9 NE 4 8 NW 4 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G G
Humidity
87% 89% 89% 89% 90% 89% 88% 88% 86% 83% 80% 75% 72% 66% 63% 61% 61% 65% 68% 71% 75% 82% 86% 87%
UV index
1 1 1 2 2 3 4 4 4 3 2 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:53 Sunset: 20:38 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Tuesday (Tuesday 21 August 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 18 ° 20 ° 19 ° 17 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 18 ° 19 ° 17 ° 15 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 4 8 S 4 7 N 3 4 ENE 3 4 NE 3 6 ESE 4 9 SSW 9 19 SW 11 21 SSW 13 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G M G G VG VG VG
Humidity
88% 90% 92% 93% 88% 78% 72% 74% 83%
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 Cloudy Light rain Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy
<5% 10% 50% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 17 ° 17 ° 15 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 14 28 SW 14 27 WSW 12 23 W 13 25 W 12 24 WSW 13 24 SW 11 20 SSW 10 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
86% 88% 89% 79% 67% 63% 67% 77%
UV index
1 3 4 2 1
Sunrise: 05:57 Sunset: 20:33 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
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 Light shower day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Clear night
10% 10% 10% 20% 40% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 13 ° 15 ° 15 ° 13 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 10 19 WSW 10 20 SW 11 20 WSW 14 28 WSW 16 31 WSW 17 33 WSW 15 27 WSW 13 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
82% 86% 85% 76% 68% 62% 68% 79%
UV index
1 3 4 2 1
Sunrise: 05:59 Sunset: 20:31 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Friday (Friday 24 August 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Light shower day Heavy shower day Heavy shower day Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% 40% 60% 60% 10%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 12 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 11 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 13 23 WSW 12 22 WSW 11 21 W 14 26 W 13 26 WNW 13 26 WNW 12 21 W 10 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG G VG VG VG
Humidity
83% 85% 86% 71% 64% 65% 71% 82%
UV index
1 3 4 2 1
Sunrise: 06:01 Sunset: 20:29 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Saturday (Saturday 25 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 Light shower day Partly cloudy night
10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 20% 40% 10%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 12 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 10 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 10 17 W 9 16 W 8 16 WNW 10 20 NNE 11 22 NNE 10 21 NNE 10 18 NNE 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
86% 87% 88% 72% 63% 63% 68% 81%
UV index
1 3 4 2 1
Sunrise: 06:03 Sunset: 20:26 Moon phase: Full
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26/27 May - Will you be cheering on the Edinburgh marathon competitors? Check the weather forecast.

Weather for runners

Runners will be looking for a fine spring day to help them get around the 26.2 mile course. A mild, but not hot, day with a light breeze will be wanted by both runners and spectators alike.

Back to the events calendar.

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