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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 13 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    10 °C

  • Light rain 13 °C

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  • Light rain 12 °C

    10 °C

  • Light shower day 12 °C

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  • Cloudy 12 °C

    9 °C

Tuesday (Tuesday 17 October 2017)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast
10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 °
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9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 20 38 WSW 21 38 W 21 37 W 18 33 W 16 29 W 13 24 W 11 20 W 10 18 WNW 8 16 NW 7 12 NNW 5 10 N 5 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
82% 77% 76% 76% 76% 77% 78% 79% 80% 80% 80% 80%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:47 Sunset: 18:08 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 18 October 2017)
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Warnings
Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast
10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 20% 20% 10% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNE 6 12 NNE 6 12 NE 7 13 NE 7 13 NE 7 13 NE 8 14 ENE 7 14 ENE 8 15 ENE 8 15 ENE 9 17 E 8 16 E 9 17 E 10 19 E 10 19 E 11 19 E 11 20 E 11 20 E 11 19 E 10 19 E 10 19 E 10 19 E 10 20 E 10 20 E 11 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG G VG G VG G G G G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
78% 80% 81% 81% 83% 85% 85% 84% 85% 84% 83% 83% 79% 78% 78% 77% 77% 78% 81% 82% 84% 84% 85% 87%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:49 Sunset: 18:06 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 19 October 2017)
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Warnings
Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night
80% 80% 90% 60% 10% 20% 10% 10% 40%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 12 ° 12 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
E 11 21 E 11 20 ESE 8 15 ESE 6 12 SE 6 13 ESE 7 15 E 7 13 ESE 10 19 E 8 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M G G G VG VG G M
Humidity Expand
89% 92% 95% 96% 93% 85% 87% 93% 96%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:51 Sunset: 18:03 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 20 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Drizzle Light rain Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
50% 20% 20% 40% 50% 20% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 °
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11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
E 8 15 SE 6 11 SSE 6 10 SSE 5 11 SSE 9 19 SSE 11 22 SSE 9 17 SE 8 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
P M M P G VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
95% 95% 96% 95% 84% 86% 90% 91%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:53 Sunset: 18:01 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 21 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Light rain Light rain Light rain Light shower day Light shower night Cloudy
10% 30% 60% 60% 60% 60% 50% 20%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 °
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8 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 8 16 ESE 11 22 ESE 14 26 ESE 14 26 E 11 21 ENE 12 22 ENE 13 25 NE 14 27
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G M M G G G VG
Humidity Expand
92% 93% 94% 92% 89% 90% 93% 90%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:56 Sunset: 17:58 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 22 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Light shower night Light rain Light rain Light rain Light shower day Light shower day Partly cloudy night Cloudy
50% 50% 50% 50% 40% 40% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 °
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8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NE 14 27 ENE 16 29 ENE 15 29 ENE 15 29 NE 15 28 NE 14 25 NE 11 21 NNE 9 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G M G G G G VG
Humidity Expand
90% 90% 90% 90% 86% 86% 90% 90%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:58 Sunset: 17:56 Moon phase: New
Monday (Monday 23 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 Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNE 8 15 NNE 7 13 NE 6 12 E 6 13 SSE 7 15 SSE 8 15 SE 7 13 SSE 8 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
91% 93% 94% 90% 84% 85% 91% 92%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:00 Sunset: 17:53 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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