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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.

  • Heavy rain 11 °C

    5 °C

  • Sunny day 7 °C

    5 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    3 °C

  • Light rain 6 °C

    4 °C

  • Cloudy 7 °C

    4 °C

  • Light rain 7 °C

    4 °C

  • Sunny day 6 °C

    3 °C

Tuesday (Tuesday 18 December 2018)
Now 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Heavy shower night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light rain Light rain
50% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 40% 50%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 6 ° 7 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 10 21 SSW 12 25 SSW 8 19 SSE 6 13 SSE 5 12 SSE 6 14 SSW 5 12 SSW 6 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G E VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
84% 79% 79% 80% 81% 82% 83% 86%
UV index
Sunrise: 08:40 Sunset: 15:38 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 19 December 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
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 7 15 SSW 8 19 SSW 8 20 SSW 8 20 SSW 8 20 SSW 8 20 SSW 7 18 S 7 17 S 7 17 S 7 17 SSE 7 17 SSE 7 16 S 8 18 SSE 8 17 SSE 7 16 SSE 8 18 SSE 9 18 SSE 8 18 SSE 9 18 SSE 8 18 SSE 9 18 SSE 8 16 SSE 6 13 SSE 6 13
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 VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
85% 82% 83% 83% 84% 84% 84% 85% 86% 86% 85% 85% 81% 80% 80% 80% 82% 83% 83% 84% 84% 86% 88% 87%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:41 Sunset: 15:39 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 20 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 50% 30% <5%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 4 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 5 12 SSE 4 10 S 4 7 SW 6 13 SW 8 16 SW 9 18 SW 9 18 SW 9 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G G G G VG VG
Humidity
88% 90% 91% 91% 88% 87% 89% 92%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:41 Sunset: 15:39 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 21 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 20% 30% 60% 50% 20% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 8 16 S 6 12 SSE 6 11 SE 6 11 E 7 15 WNW 9 18 SW 10 19 WSW 9 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G M M G G VG
Humidity
93% 94% 95% 94% 92% 92% 92% 92%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:42 Sunset: 15:39 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 22 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 10 19 WSW 11 21 WSW 11 22 WSW 12 23 WSW 12 24 WSW 12 23 SW 11 21 SW 10 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G VG VG G VG VG
Humidity
93% 92% 92% 91% 89% 89% 91% 92%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:42 Sunset: 15:40 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 23 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light shower night Cloudy
10% 10% 20% 20% 50% 50% 40% 20%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 9 16 SSW 7 12 S 6 11 S 6 11 SSW 7 13 SW 8 15 WSW 9 16 WSW 9 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G
Humidity
93% 95% 96% 96% 95% 95% 95% 94%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:43 Sunset: 15:41 Moon phase: Full
Monday (Monday 24 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Clear night Cloudy
20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 9 16 W 9 17 W 9 17 W 9 18 W 9 18 WNW 9 17 W 9 16 W 9 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G VG VG VG G
Humidity
93% 93% 92% 92% 88% 89% 90% 90%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:43 Sunset: 15:41 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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