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Edinburgh's Christmas

A Christmas tree lit for the festive season

Fri 18 NovSat 7 Jan 2017

Edinburgh's Christmas is a six week season of festive entertainment between the 18 November - 7 January.

St Andrew Square and East Princes St Gardens at the heart of the city will host a variety of shows as well as ice-skating, markets and rides.

  • Overcast 17 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    6 °C

  • Sunny intervals 12 °C

    8 °C

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    8 °C

  • Sunny intervals 12 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    7 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    8 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 26 September 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 19 35 WSW 21 39 WSW 18 35 WSW 18 34 WSW 17 32 WSW 17 32 WSW 16 31 WSW 16 30 WSW 16 31 WSW 15 29 WSW 14 29 WSW 14 28 WSW 13 27 WSW 14 28
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G G G G G G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
86% 85% 88% 89% 89% 88% 89% 90% 89% 88% 87% 87% 86% 86%
UV index
1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:05 Sunset: 19:02 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 27 September 2018)
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Warnings
Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 50% 60% 40% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 15 30 SW 15 29 SW 14 28 WSW 14 29 WSW 15 29 WSW 15 30 WSW 16 31 WSW 17 32 WSW 18 34 WSW 18 35 WSW 19 36 WSW 18 35 WSW 17 33 W 15 30 W 13 25 WNW 13 24 WNW 13 23 WNW 12 23 WNW 11 21 WNW 10 19 WNW 9 18 WNW 9 17 WNW 9 17 WNW 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 VG VG VG VG G G G VG VG VG VG VG G VG VG VG
Humidity
86% 85% 86% 85% 83% 81% 80% 79% 79% 78% 78% 79% 80% 80% 77% 70% 64% 63% 64% 67% 71% 73% 71% 73%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:07 Sunset: 19:00 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 28 September 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 9 ° 12 ° 12 ° 10 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 4 ° 7 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 7 14 W 7 14 W 7 14 WSW 7 13 W 7 15 WNW 8 18 WNW 10 19 W 9 17 WSW 9 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
74% 75% 78% 80% 70% 54% 54% 68% 73%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:09 Sunset: 18:57 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 29 September 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast
<5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 10 20 WSW 12 23 WSW 13 25 WSW 16 31 WSW 19 38 WSW 19 38 WSW 17 34 WSW 17 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
77% 78% 81% 76% 72% 74% 80% 83%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:11 Sunset: 18:54 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 30 September 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Light shower day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Cloudy
10% <5% <5% <5% 30% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 10 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 8 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 15 29 WSW 14 26 WSW 13 24 W 13 26 W 15 30 WNW 16 30 W 11 21 W 9 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
85% 79% 79% 72% 66% 60% 72% 78%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:13 Sunset: 18:52 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 1 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 9 ° 11 ° 11 ° 9 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 6 ° 8 ° 9 ° 7 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 8 15 W 9 17 W 9 16 W 10 19 WNW 11 22 WNW 11 20 W 9 17 W 9 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G
Humidity
81% 83% 86% 75% 64% 66% 79% 85%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:15 Sunset: 18:49 Moon phase: Third quarter
Tuesday (Tuesday 2 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 10 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 8 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 10 18 WSW 10 19 WSW 11 21 WSW 13 25 WSW 16 30 WSW 16 30 W 14 27 WSW 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
88% 89% 89% 85% 79% 77% 82% 84%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:17 Sunset: 18:46 Moon phase: Third quarter
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18 November-7 January - Check the weather forecast before visiting Edinburgh's Christmas

Last year, the Christmas attractions were visited by over 3.6 million people.

Check the local Edinburgh weather forecast to see whether you need your winter woollies while you're out in the city centre.

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