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Edinburgh Current Weather

Temperature, wind, rain and more for Edinburgh

City of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Weather conditions from closest available locations;


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Lat: 55.95 Lon: -3.35 Alt: 41m
Sat 29th February 03:20UTC
7°C / 45°F
Light Rain
10km
75%
100%
971mb
E (6 mph/9 km/h)
Lat: 56.38 Lon: -2.87 Alt: 12m
Sat 29th February 02:50UTC
7°C / 45°F
Light Rain
7km
75%
100%
974mb
SE (14 mph/22 km/h)
Lat: 55.87 Lon: -4.43 Alt: 8m
Sat 29th February 03:20UTC
6°C / 43°F
Light Drizzle
5km
100%
100%
971mb
E (7 mph/11 km/h)

Today and Tomorrow Forecast

DayLocal TimeDirSpeed/
Gust
Temp/
Feels Like
HumidityPressureCloud AmountPrecip AmountWeather
Sat 29
Feb
03:00

SE
SE

12 / 22 mph 44 / 38°F 94% 972 mb
Low level cloud: 51%
Mid level cloud: 72%
High level cloud: 100%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
87%
Expect 0.03 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.03 In
06:00

WSW
WSW

20 / 25 mph 45 / 37°F 88% 969 mb
Low level cloud: 84%
Mid level cloud: 57%
High level cloud: 91%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
100%
Expect 0.05 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.05 In
09:00

WSW
WSW

19 / 22 mph 40 / 31°F 73% 969 mb
Low level cloud: 11%
Mid level cloud: 11%
High level cloud: 29%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
17%
Expect 0.02 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.02 In
12:00

SW
SW

21 / 24 mph 42 / 32°F 59% 971 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 16%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
16%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
15:00

SSW
SSW

23 / 27 mph 41 / 31°F 62% 966 mb
Low level cloud: 3%
Mid level cloud: 40%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
49%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
18:00

S
S

25 / 29 mph 38 / 26°F 86% 961 mb
Low level cloud: 73%
Mid level cloud: 45%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
88%
Expect 0.06 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.06 In
21:00

SW
SW

20 / 26 mph 40 / 30°F 81% 957 mb
Low level cloud: 34%
Mid level cloud: 25%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
42%
Expect 0.02 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.02 In
Sun 01
Mar
00:00

WSW
WSW

25 / 32 mph 39 / 28°F 86% 959 mb
Low level cloud: 84%
Mid level cloud: 60%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
100%
Expect 0.05 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.05 In
03:00

SW
SW

18 / 22 mph 38 / 28°F 94% 961 mb
Low level cloud: 89%
Mid level cloud: 44%
High level cloud: 32%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
100%
Expect 0.02 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.02 In
06:00

WSW
WSW

30 / 57 mph 37 / 25°F 82% 963 mb
Low level cloud: 84%
Mid level cloud: 57%
High level cloud: 100%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
100%
Expect 0.09 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.09 In
09:00

SW
SW

35 / 46 mph 39 / 27°F 82% 965 mb
Low level cloud: 83%
Mid level cloud: 67%
High level cloud: 35%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
100%
Expect 0.04 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.04 In
12:00

WSW
WSW

24 / 28 mph 41 / 31°F 89% 969 mb
Low level cloud: 96%
Mid level cloud: 46%
High level cloud: 12%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
100%
Expect 0.12 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.12 In
15:00

WSW
WSW

29 / 34 mph 42 / 32°F 84% 972 mb
Low level cloud: 87%
Mid level cloud: 46%
High level cloud: 59%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
100%
Expect 0.08 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.08 In
18:00

WSW
WSW

25 / 29 mph 41 / 31°F 77% 973 mb
Low level cloud: 77%
Mid level cloud: 46%
High level cloud: 47%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
98%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the past 3 hours.
0.00 In
21:00

WSW
WSW

22 / 27 mph 40 / 30°F 82% 974 mb
Low level cloud: 71%
Mid level cloud: 44%
High level cloud: 32%
Most Significant Cloud Type: low
89%
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 6°C, with a high for the week of 7°C expected on the morning of Saturday 29th. The mean minimum temperature will be 3°C, dipping to its lowest on the morning of Monday 2nd at 2°C. The week ahead will have mixed overhead conditions with some days dry and some seeing a significant amount of rain, sleet or snow. Predictions are Sunday 2nd will have the most precipitation with an accumulation of around 10.0mm. On the whole winds are likely to be moderate. The forecast suggests the strongest wind will be on Sunday morning, coming from a south westerly direction, and reaching around 35mph.

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Humidity

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Precip Amount

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