Edinburgh Weather Forecast

The Met Office has released its latest weather forecast for Edinburgh. Here’s what you need to know.

Weather Forecast Today - Edinburgh - Thursday 18th April 2024

It will be cloudy today. The maximum temperature is going to be about 10°C (but it will feel like 7°C due to the wind chill factor).

There is a good chance of rain today (62% to be precise). If you are planning on spending any time outside make sure you take your umbrella with you. Humidity today will be around 87%.

The UV Index is 2 (low). Suncream is not necessary.

The visibility today will be good. You should be able to see places as far as 10 to 20 km away (6.2 to 12.4 miles). The wind speed today (noon) will be approximately 16 mph (moderate breeze), blowing west south west.

Weather Forecast Tonight - Edinburgh - Thursday 18th April 2024

It will be cloudy in Edinburgh tonight. The minimum temperature at night is going to be 7°C (but it is going to feel like 4°C).

There is only a small chance of rain tonight (7% to be precise). Humidity will be around 78%.

The wind speed this evening will be approximately 11 mph (gentle breeze), blowing west.

Weather Forecast Tomorrow - Edinburgh - Friday 19th April 2024

It will be partly cloudy in Edinburgh tomorrow. The maximum daytime temperature will be around 10°C (it will feel like 7 °C).

There is a slight chance of it pouring down tomorrow (roughly a 7% likelihood). The humidity level tomorrow will be roughly 44%.

The UV Index is 4 (moderate). Suncream is necessary. Stay in the shade at midday when the sun is strongest

Visibility tomorrow will be very good. From a good position, you should be able to see places as far as 20 to 40 km away (12.4 to 24.9 miles).

Wind speed at noon is forecast to be 13 mph (moderate breeze). It will be blowing north north west.

5-Day Forecast For Edinburgh

A 5-day weather forecast for Edinburgh is shown in the table below.

DateWeather TypeDay Max Temp (°C)Night Min Temp (°C)Chance of Rain (%)Wind Speed (mph)Max UV
Thursday 18th April - DayCloudy10 - 62162
Thursday 18th April - NightCloudy - 7711 -
Friday 19th April - DayPartly Cloudy10 - 7134
Friday 19th April - NightPartly Cloudy - 344 -
Saturday 20th April - DayCloudy11 - 1144
Saturday 20th April - NightCloudy - 552 -
Sunday 21st April - DayCloudy12 - 744
Sunday 21st April - NightOvercast - 692 -
Monday 22nd April - DayOvercast13 - 1243
Monday 22nd April - NightCloudy - 694 -

Forecast - Location Details

The weather forecast for Edinburgh is based on data provided by the Met Office for the location shown on the map below. The weather in other areas of Edinburgh may vary slightly.

Map showing location of Met Office weather station in Edinburgh

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