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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 14 °C

    8 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    10 °C

  • Light rain 15 °C

    10 °C

  • Sunny intervals 13 °C

    9 °C

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    8 °C

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    8 °C

  • Sunny intervals 12 °C

    8 °C

Sunday (Sunday 22 October 2017)
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Warnings
Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 °
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9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 16 31 W 17 31 W 15 28 W 15 27 W 13 25 WSW 12 23 WSW 12 24 WSW 10 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
75% 76% 79% 81% 77% 75% 76% 76%
UV index Expand
1 1
Sunrise: 07:58 Sunset: 17:56 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 23 October 2017)
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Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Overcast Cloudy Light rain Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 80% 80% 50% 20% 10% 50% 10% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 9 20 SW 7 18 WSW 5 14 W 3 12 ESE 4 9 SE 4 7 SE 5 10 SE 5 13 SE 5 14 SE 6 14 SE 6 12 SSE 7 16 SSW 13 26 SW 12 25 WSW 12 24 WSW 11 21 WSW 12 23 WSW 12 23 SW 10 20 SW 10 20 SW 10 20 SW 10 22 SW 10 20 SW 8 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG G VG VG G G G G G VG G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
77% 78% 81% 84% 85% 85% 86% 87% 89% 91% 90% 89% 87% 88% 83% 78% 78% 79% 81% 82% 83% 83% 83% 81%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:00 Sunset: 17:53 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 24 October 2017)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Cloudy
<5% 30% 50% 10% 10% 50% 60% 50% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 12 ° 11 °
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9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 9 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 9 21 SSW 9 19 SSW 13 28 SW 13 27 SW 13 26 SW 14 28 WSW 11 21 WSW 11 22 SW 12 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG G VG G G VG
Humidity Expand
80% 82% 84% 87% 84% 81% 84% 84% 84%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:02 Sunset: 17:51 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 25 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 13 ° 13 ° 11 ° 10 °
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8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 10 ° 10 ° 8 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 13 26 SW 13 26 WSW 14 26 SW 13 25 WSW 16 31 WSW 14 28 SW 12 23 SW 11 21
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
84% 88% 88% 86% 75% 76% 83% 87%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:04 Sunset: 17:49 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 26 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 10 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 10 20 SW 9 18 SSW 8 16 SSW 8 15 SW 10 19 SSW 8 16 SW 8 15 SW 8 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG G VG VG G VG
Humidity Expand
87% 88% 91% 89% 81% 82% 88% 90%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:06 Sunset: 17:46 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 27 October 2017)
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 Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 °
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8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 7 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 8 16 WSW 9 16 WSW 9 16 WSW 10 19 WSW 12 24 WSW 13 24 W 13 23 WSW 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
92% 91% 92% 88% 79% 78% 84% 86%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:08 Sunset: 17:44 Moon phase: First quarter
Saturday (Saturday 28 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Clear night
10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 °
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6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 14 26 WSW 14 27 WSW 15 28 WSW 15 29 W 17 33 W 17 31 W 15 29 W 15 28
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
87% 87% 87% 84% 76% 77% 81% 82%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:10 Sunset: 17:42 Moon phase: First 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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