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Temperature, wind, rain and more for Edinburgh

City of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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Lat: 55.95 Lon: -3.35 Alt: 41m
Tue 26th May 07:20UTC
12°C / 54°F
Partly cloudy
10km
50%
71%
1033mb
WSW (12 mph/20 km/h)
Lat: 56.38 Lon: -2.87 Alt: 12m
Tue 26th May 06:50UTC
13°C / 55°F
Mostly cloudy
10km
75%
72%
1032mb
W (12 mph/20 km/h)
Lat: 55.87 Lon: -4.43 Alt: 8m
Tue 26th May 07:20UTC
12°C / 54°F
A few clouds
10km
25%
71%
1034mb
W (12 mph/20 km/h)

Today and Tomorrow Forecast

DayLocal TimeDirSpeed/
Gust
Temp/
Feels Like
HumidityPressureCloud AmountPrecip AmountWeather
Tue 26
May
06:00

WSW
WSW

13 / 18 mph 55 / 50°F 75% 1033 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 11%
High level cloud: 100%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
15%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
09:00

WSW
WSW

13 / 15 mph 58 / 55°F 56% 1034 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 7%
High level cloud: 32%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
7%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
12:00

W
W

12 / 14 mph 63 / 62°F 56% 1035 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 4%
High level cloud: 32%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
5%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
15:00

W
W

12 / 13 mph 64 / 63°F 55% 1036 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 1%
High level cloud: 38%
Most Significant Cloud Type: high
38%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
18:00

W
W

10 / 12 mph 62 / 60°F 59% 1036 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 36%
Most Significant Cloud Type: high
35%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
21:00

WSW
WSW

9 / 14 mph 54 / 50°F 67% 1037 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 3%
High level cloud: 100%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
6%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
Wed 27
May
00:00

WSW
WSW

7 / 12 mph 49 / 46°F 70% 1037 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 9%
High level cloud: 56%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
11%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
03:00

WSW
WSW

7 / 11 mph 47 / 44°F 73% 1037 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 43%
High level cloud: 88%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
46%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
06:00

W
W

5 / 6 mph 51 / 48°F 74% 1037 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 46%
High level cloud: 64%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
48%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
09:00

NE
NE

3 / 4 mph 57 / 55°F 66% 1038 mb
Low level cloud: 7%
Mid level cloud: 46%
High level cloud: 97%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
70%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
12:00

ENE
ENE

6 / 8 mph 60 / 57°F 63% 1037 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 46%
High level cloud: 20%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
47%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
15:00

ENE
ENE

9 / 11 mph 59 / 56°F 64% 1037 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 17%
High level cloud: 10%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
18%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
18:00

E
E

6 / 8 mph 60 / 57°F 70% 1037 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 17%
High level cloud: 92%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
20%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
21:00

ESE
ESE

3 / 5 mph 53 / 52°F 81% 1037 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 25%
High level cloud: 7%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
24%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In

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The 2 day current weather summary for Edinburgh:

For Edinburgh in the coming week the average daytime maximum temperature will be around 18°C, with a high for the week of 21°C expected on the afternoon of Thursday 28th. The average minimum temperature will be 10°C, dipping to its lowest on the morning of Wednesday 27th at 8°C. The week ahead will have mostly dry days although Sunday 31st and Monday 01st are likely to see a significant amount of rain. Current predictions suggest Thursday 27th will have the most precipitation with an accumulation of around 0.0mm. On the whole winds are likely to be light.

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Humidity

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