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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.

  • Cloudy 9 °C

    3 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 10 °C

    8 °C

  • Cloudy 10 °C

    4 °C

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    4 °C

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  • Overcast 10 °C

    6 °C

Sunday (Sunday 17 December 2017)
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Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 °
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3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 10 23 WSW 10 24 WSW 10 24 W 10 24 WSW 9 22 WSW 9 22 WSW 7 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G VG VG
Humidity Expand
75% 76% 77% 82% 83% 81% 82%
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Sunrise: 08:39 Sunset: 15:38 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 18 December 2017)
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Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 7 17 WSW 7 17 WSW 7 17 WSW 6 16 WSW 6 15 WSW 5 15 W 5 14 WSW 5 14 WSW 5 15 WSW 5 15 WSW 5 16 WSW 6 18 WSW 8 20 WSW 9 21 WSW 9 21 WSW 10 23 WSW 10 24 WSW 10 23 WSW 10 24 WSW 10 24 WSW 10 23 WSW 9 22 WSW 9 22 WSW 9 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG G G G G G G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
83% 85% 86% 88% 87% 87% 89% 88% 88% 89% 89% 86% 85% 84% 85% 84% 84% 84% 86% 85% 85% 86% 87% 87%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:40 Sunset: 15:38 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 19 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast
<5% <5% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 °
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4 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 10 23 WSW 10 22 WSW 8 19 WSW 8 19 SW 10 22 SW 12 23 SW 12 25 SW 14 27
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G G G VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
88% 91% 94% 93% 90% 91% 89% 91%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:41 Sunset: 15:39 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 20 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 8 ° 9 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 °
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7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 3 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 15 30 WSW 15 29 WSW 13 24 WSW 10 19 W 9 17 W 9 16 WSW 9 16 WSW 10 18
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
91% 91% 90% 90% 87% 87% 90% 91%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:41 Sunset: 15:39 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 21 December 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 Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 10 19 WSW 10 18 WSW 10 18 WSW 9 18 WSW 10 19 WSW 10 19 WSW 10 18 WSW 10 18
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
92% 92% 92% 92% 88% 88% 90% 90%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:42 Sunset: 15:39 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 22 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast
<5% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 7 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 °
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1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 10 18 WSW 11 20 WSW 11 21 WSW 11 21 WSW 12 23 WSW 12 23 WSW 13 24 WSW 13 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G G VG VG G G
Humidity Expand
91% 92% 92% 92% 90% 91% 92% 93%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:42 Sunset: 15:40 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Saturday (Saturday 23 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 14 26 WSW 15 27 WSW 15 28 WSW 16 30 WSW 17 32 WSW 17 31 WSW 16 29 WSW 15 28
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
93% 93% 92% 92% 90% 90% 90% 90%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:43 Sunset: 15:41 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
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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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