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Best time to visit, climate and weather Scotland

Best time to visit Scotland

Best time to visit Scotland

The best time to visit Scotland is from june until september, when you will have a soft or pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in Scotland is 20° in july and the lowest is 6° in january.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Scotland or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 10 years.

Best time to visit and climate Scotland

Climate data from: Edinburgh
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Day
max °C
MM
rain
Snow
days
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
11° 13° 15° 17° 20° 17° 16° 13° 10°
MM
rain
27 mm 27 mm 32 mm 23 mm 29 mm 39 mm 45 mm 46 mm 24 mm 33 mm 34 mm 30 mm
Snow
days
2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Holiday Scotland

Holiday Scotland

Hotels and apartments in Scotland

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Climate Scotland

Climate Scotland

Climate Scotland per Month
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Scotland there is the temperate oceanic climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for Scotland is 11° degrees and there is about 390 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 128 days a year with an average humidity of 86% and an UV-index of 3.

 
Day
max °C
Night
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
11° 13° 15° 17° 20° 17° 16° 13° 10°
Night
min °C
10° 10°
MM
rain
27 mm 27 mm 32 mm 23 mm 29 mm 39 mm 45 mm 46 mm 24 mm 33 mm 34 mm 30 mm
Rain
days
16 12 15 14 18 20 21 21 14 16 15 15
Snow
days
2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Dry
days
13 14 14 16 13 10 10 10 16 15 14 14
Wind force
in Bft
4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4
Average
UV-index
1 2 2 3 3 4 4 4 3 3 2 2
 

Climate Scotland january

On average, it is maximum 6° in january in Scotland and at least around 2° degrees. In january there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 27 mm. The it will be dry 13 days this month in Scotland and on average, it snows 2 days in january.

Climate Scotland february

On average, it is maximum 9° in february in Scotland and at least around 2° degrees. In february there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 27 mm. The it will be dry 14 days this month in Scotland and on average, it snows 2 days in february.

Climate Scotland march

On average, it is maximum 11° in march in Scotland and at least around 3° degrees. In march there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 32 mm. The it will be dry 14 days this month in Scotland and on average, it snows 2 days in march.

Climate Scotland april

On average, it is maximum 13° in april in Scotland and at least around 4° degrees. In april there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 23 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Scotland.

Climate Scotland may

On average, it is maximum 15° in may in Scotland and at least around 6° degrees. In may there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Scotland.

Climate Scotland june

On average, it is maximum 17° in june in Scotland and at least around 8° degrees. In june there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 39 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Scotland.

Climate Scotland july

On average, it is maximum 20° in july in Scotland and at least around 10° degrees. In july there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 45 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Scotland.

Climate Scotland august

On average, it is maximum 17° in august in Scotland and at least around 10° degrees. In august there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 46 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Scotland.

Climate Scotland september

On average, it is maximum 16° in september in Scotland and at least around 9° degrees. In september there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 24 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Scotland.

Climate Scotland october

On average, it is maximum 13° in october in Scotland and at least around 7° degrees. In october there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 33 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Scotland.

Climate Scotland november

On average, it is maximum 10° in november in Scotland and at least around 4° degrees. In november there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 34 mm. The it will be dry 14 days this month in Scotland and on average, it snows 1 day in november.

Climate Scotland december

On average, it is maximum 8° in december in Scotland and at least around 2° degrees. In december there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 30 mm. The it will be dry 14 days this month in Scotland and on average, it snows 2 days in december.

14 day weather forecast Scotland

14 day weather forecast Scotland

The weather for Edinburgh in Scotland will be 17° till 12° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Scotland is based on the weather in Edinburgh.

Weather forecast this week
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Su
19 May
Mo
20 May
Tu
21 May
We
22 May
Th
23 May
Fr
24 May
Sa
25 May
  Bewolkt Bewolkt Light doucheregen Regen Broken wolken Broken wolken Broken wolken
Max (°C) 15° 17° 16° 17° 18° 16° 14°
Min (°C) 10° 10° 10° 10°
Rainfall (mm) 1.4
mm
0.1
mm
8.2
mm
4.6
mm
0
mm
1.3
mm
2.5
mm
Rainfall (%) 20% 15% 60% 50% 0% 20% 35%
UV-index
UV-index 3 3 5 4 7 5 4

Weather forecast next week
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Su
26 May
Mo
27 May
Tu
28 May
We
29 May
Th
30 May
Fr
31 May
Sa
1 Jun
  Bewolkt Bewolkt Bewolkt Broken wolken Gespreide bewolking Bewolkt Light doucheregen
Max (°C) 13° 15° 15° 13° 12° 10° 12°
Min (°C)
Rainfall (mm) 2.0
mm
2.7
mm
0.8
mm
2.8
mm
2.6
mm
3.3
mm
6.1
mm
Rainfall (%) 30% 35% 15% 35% 35% 40% 55%
UV-index
UV-index 3 3 3 5 6 2 2
About Scotland

About Scotland

Scotland is in the continental part Europa and the capital is Edinburgh. The total surface is 78.772 km² and the population consists of 5.313.600 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 3,5x as small as United Kingdom. If you want to call Scotland you have to use +44 or 0044 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +445012457809 or 00445012457809.

Scotland is in a straight line at 483 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 1 hour and 40 min. If you are going to drive here by car, then the route is 703 km from London to the capital city Edinburgh and you are about 7 hour and 20 minutes on your way without stops and delay..

Time difference Scotland

Time difference Scotland

In Scotland it is now 08:03 o’clock in the morning on sunday 19 may 2019. The time zone of Scotland is Europe/London and the Greenwich time is UTC+01.

Currency Scotland

Currency Scotland

In Scotland the Britse pond is used to pay.

Exchange rate Britse pond op 19 may 2019

1 Britse pond = € 1,11 euro
100 Britse pond = € 111,45 euro

1 euro = 0,90 Britse pond
100 euro = 89,73 Britse pond

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

MasterCard ATM Hunter
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MasterCard Nearby
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Vaccinations Scotland

Vaccinations Scotland

No recommended vaccinations are required for Scotland.