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Best time to go to, climate and weather Scotland

Best time to go to Scotland

Best time to go to Scotland

The best time to go to Scotland is from june until august, in which you have a soft or pleasant temperature and mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Scotland is 17° in july and the lowest is 4° in january.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Scotland or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

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° 16° 17° 16° 15° 12°
MM
rain
136 mm 122 mm 104 mm 87 mm 116 mm 135 mm 167 mm 154 mm 102 mm 120 mm 139 mm 171 mm
Snow
days
6 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
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 1552 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 48 days a year with an average humidity of 90% 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° 16° 17° 16° 15° 12°
Night
min °C
11° 10°
MM
rain
136 mm 122 mm 104 mm 87 mm 116 mm 135 mm 167 mm 154 mm 102 mm 120 mm 139 mm 171 mm
Rain
days
22 19 20 22 25 26 27 28 22 22 21 24
Snow
days
6 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
Dry
days
3 4 7 7 6 4 4 3 8 9 8 2
Wind force
in Bft
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4
Average
UV-index
1 2 2 3 3 4 3 3 3 3 2 2
 

Climate Scotland january

On average, it is maximum 4° in january in Scotland and at least around 0° degrees. In january there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 136 mm. The it will be dry 3 days this month in Scotland and on average, it snows 6 days in january.

Climate Scotland february

On average, it is maximum 5° in february in Scotland and at least around 0° degrees. In february there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 122 mm. The it will be dry 4 days this month in Scotland and on average, it snows 5 days in february.

Climate Scotland march

On average, it is maximum 8° in march in Scotland and at least around 1° degrees. In march there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 104 mm. The it will be dry 7 days this month in Scotland and on average, it snows 4 days in march.

Climate Scotland april

On average, it is maximum 11° in april in Scotland and at least around 3° degrees. In april there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 87 mm. The it will be dry 7 days this month in Scotland and on average, it snows 1 day in april.

Climate Scotland may

On average, it is maximum 13° in may in Scotland and at least around 6° degrees. In may there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 116 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in Scotland.

Climate Scotland june

On average, it is maximum 16° in june in Scotland and at least around 9° degrees. In june there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 135 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Scotland.

Climate Scotland july

On average, it is maximum 17° in july in Scotland and at least around 11° degrees. In july there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 167 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Scotland.

Climate Scotland august

On average, it is maximum 16° in august in Scotland and at least around 10° degrees. In august there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 154 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Scotland.

Climate Scotland september

On average, it is maximum 15° in september in Scotland and at least around 8° degrees. In september there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 102 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in Scotland.

Climate Scotland october

On average, it is maximum 12° in october in Scotland and at least around 6° degrees. In october there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 120 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in Scotland.

Climate Scotland november

On average, it is maximum 7° in november in Scotland and at least around 3° degrees. In november there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 139 mm. The it will be dry 8 days this month in Scotland and on average, it snows 1 day in november.

Climate Scotland december

On average, it is maximum 5° in december in Scotland and at least around 1° degrees. In december there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 171 mm. The it will be dry 2 days this month in Scotland and on average, it snows 5 days in december.

14 day weather forecast Scotland

14 day weather forecast Scotland

The weather for Edinburgh in Scotland will be 20° till 10° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or a quite a few rain.

Weather forecast this week
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Fr
19 Apr
Sa
20 Apr
Su
21 Apr
Mo
22 Apr
Tu
23 Apr
We
24 Apr
Th
25 Apr
  Broken wolken Bewolkt Broken wolken Enkele wolken Gespreide bewolking Light doucheregen Bewolkt
Max (°C) 19° 20° 19° 19° 17° 18° 17°
Min (°C) 12° 12° 12° 11°
Rainfall (mm) 0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0.4
mm
7.1
mm
3.4
mm
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 0% 0% 15% 60% 40%
Snowfall and snow cover
Snowfall (cm) 0cm 0cm 0cm 0cm 0cm 0cm 0cm
Snow cover (cm) 0cm 0cm 0cm 0cm 0cm 0cm 0cm
UV-index
UV-index 5 3 5 6 6 2 2

Weather forecast next week
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Fr
26 Apr
Sa
27 Apr
Su
28 Apr
Mo
29 Apr
Tu
30 Apr
We
1 May
Th
2 May
  Bewolkt Bewolkt Bewolkt Gespreide bewolking Lichte sneeuw Broken wolken Enkele wolken
Max (°C) 19° 15° 14° 10°
Min (°C) 10°
Rainfall (mm) 0.4
mm
0.1
mm
0.3
mm
0.6
mm
2.1
mm
1.9
mm
0.1
mm
Rainfall (%) 15% 15% 15% 10% 55% 30% 15%
Snowfall and snow cover
Snowfall (cm) 0cm 0cm 0cm 0cm 1.8cm 0cm 0cm
Snow cover (cm) 0cm 0cm 0cm 0cm 2cm 2cm 2cm
UV-index
UV-index 2 2 4 3 5 4 6
About Scotland

About Scotland

Scotland is in the continental part Europa and the capital is Edinburgh. It is 78.772 km² and has a population of 5.313.600. 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 537 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 1 hour and 50 min. If you are going to drive here by car, then the route is 697 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 21:32 hour in the evening on friday 19 april 2019. That is 1 hour earlier than in United Kingdom. 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 april 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:

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Vaccinations Scotland

Vaccinations Scotland

No recommended vaccinations are required for Scotland.