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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.

  • Sunny day 18 °C

    9 °C

  • Sunny intervals 17 °C

    9 °C

  • Cloudy 16 °C

    10 °C

  • Sunny day 20 °C

    11 °C

  • Sunny day 23 °C

    11 °C

  • Sunny intervals 19 °C

    11 °C

  • Sunny intervals 18 °C

    11 °C

Thursday (Thursday 21 June 2018)
Now 23:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night
<5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 9 21 W 10 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G
Humidity
60% 64%
UV index
Sunrise: 04:26 Sunset: 22:03 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: H
Friday (Friday 22 June 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
Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 15 ° 16 ° 16 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
10 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 9 18 W 10 20 W 8 16 WSW 8 16 W 9 16 W 8 16 WSW 8 15 WSW 9 14 W 9 14 W 9 16 WNW 9 16 WNW 9 16 WNW 9 16 WNW 10 17 WNW 10 19 WNW 11 19 WNW 11 20 WNW 11 20 WNW 11 21 WNW 12 21 WNW 12 22 WNW 12 22 W 11 20 W 10 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG G G G G VG G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
67% 69% 73% 76% 76% 76% 78% 74% 69% 66% 64% 58% 55% 52% 52% 51% 51% 54% 57% 58% 59% 60% 65% 69%
UV index
1 1 1 2 3 4 5 5 6 5 5 4 3 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 04:26 Sunset: 22:03 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: H
Saturday (Saturday 23 June 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 10 ° 9 ° 10 ° 13 ° 15 ° 16 ° 16 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 7 ° 8 ° 10 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 12 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 10 18 W 9 17 WSW 9 18 WSW 10 19 W 12 22 W 11 21 W 11 20 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
71% 73% 80% 78% 66% 59% 56% 61% 73%
UV index
1 4 5 3 1
Sunrise: 04:27 Sunset: 22:03 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: H
Sunday (Sunday 24 June 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night
10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 10 ° 11 ° 15 ° 18 ° 20 ° 19 ° 15 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
10 ° 8 ° 10 ° 13 ° 16 ° 18 ° 17 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 8 15 WSW 7 13 WSW 7 15 WSW 8 18 WSW 9 20 WSW 9 20 WSW 8 18 WSW 7 14
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% 89% 81% 65% 54% 50% 54% 70%
UV index
1 5 7 5 1
Sunrise: 04:27 Sunset: 22:03 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: VH
Monday (Monday 25 June 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 11 ° 14 ° 18 ° 22 ° 23 ° 22 ° 17 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
11 ° 10 ° 13 ° 18 ° 20 ° 21 ° 20 ° 16 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 6 12 WSW 5 11 W 5 10 W 5 14 WSW 6 16 WSW 7 17 SW 7 16 SW 6 12
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% 85% 78% 60% 48% 44% 50% 68%
UV index
1 5 7 5 1
Sunrise: 04:27 Sunset: 22:03 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: VH
Tuesday (Tuesday 26 June 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 11 ° 13 ° 17 ° 18 ° 18 ° 15 ° 12 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
13 ° 11 ° 13 ° 16 ° 17 ° 16 ° 14 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 5 10 WNW 4 8 NNW 3 7 E 5 12 E 7 17 E 8 18 E 8 16 ENE 7 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G
Humidity
75% 79% 79% 69% 65% 65% 76% 94%
UV index
1 5 7 4 1
Sunrise: 04:28 Sunset: 22:03 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Wednesday (Wednesday 27 June 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 14 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 14 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 14 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 6 12 NE 6 11 NE 5 11 ENE 5 13 E 6 15 E 7 16 ENE 7 15 NE 6 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
97% 97% 93% 82% 75% 73% 77% 87%
UV index
1 4 6 4 2
Sunrise: 04:28 Sunset: 22:03 Moon phase: Full
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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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