Weather in Scotland in august 2021

In this section, check out the weather forecast for the month of august for most popular cities in Scotland. These forecasts are statistics for august from weather reports for many years. The percentage indicates the probability of having the weather indicated.

Average weather in august in Edinburgh

tolerable weather

Weather at 6am
54°F

CloudyCloudy
31% of time

Fog

30%

Partly Cloudy

23%

Clear/Sunny

12%

Weather at 12pm
63°F

CloudyCloudy
45% of time

Partly Cloudy

34%

Clear/Sunny

9%

Moderate rain at times

8%

Weather at 6pm
59°F

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
33% of time

Cloudy

31%

Clear/Sunny

21%

Moderate rain at times

12%

Weather at 3am
52°F

Partly Cloudy

27%

Fog

26%

Moderate rain at times

16%

Cloudy

14%

More information about the weather in Edinburgh in august


Where to go in Scotland in august?

Where to go in Scotland in august: destination map

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Where should you go in Scotland in august when it comes to the weather?

Remember:
The climate in Scotland in august ranges from tolerable to bad depending on the region and city.

With the same climatic characteristics as the month of July, August is one of the hottest months of the year - when in reality, peak temperatures rarely exceed 20° C. Since climate conditions favor a climate in Scotland suitable for outdoor activities throughout August, this is also a good time to discover Scotland as a whole in order to learn about its many cultural riches that characterize each locality - whether in the north, to the west or towards the eastern coast of the territory.

West of Scotland in August

If planning to go to the Hebrides in August, do not forget to bring in comfortable clothes and raincoats that will allow to fully enjoy one's stay. The rainy episodes will not disrupt one's stay while clothes keep one warm during the various visits of the region.

On the west coast, more precisely in the town of Oban, the climatic conditions deteriorate slightly. Not only are temperatures gradually decreasing, but rains are also intensifying.

Eastern Scotland in August

As in July, the maximum temperatures in August hardly exceed the 20° C mark. In addition, the morning refreshes discreetly. As the weather conditions depend on the location of each locality, the weather in Scotland throughout August may surprise by its quality, as in the case of the city of Inverness. Elsewhere, expect misty or gray mornings, especially when the sky is covered with clouds.

Northern Scotland and the Shetland Islands in August

Despite a few rainy episodes, August is an opportune time to discover the Shetland Islands, without having to face the unfavorable climatic conditions. Indeed, the weather throughout August in Scotland is rather pleasant thanks to the temperatures, varying between 13° C and 15° C. If sensitive to the cold, think about dressing comfortably. Especially since the moisture causes abundant and very frequent rains.



Climate in Scotland in august

Climate in Edinburgh in august

In august, maximum temperature is 63°F and minimum temperature is 58°F (for an average temperature of 61°F). The climate is rather cool in this city in this month, but it is bearable when dressing cosy. With 2.8in over 13 days, rain may occur during your holidays. But this is pretty moderate and it is only of temporary showers.
With a correct weather, august is okay (but not good time) for traveling in Edinburgh.

August
Average temperature 61°F
Highest temperature 63°F
Lowest temperature 58°F
Sea temperature 60°F
Rainfall 2.8in
Number of days with rainfall 13 day(s)
(41%)
Humidity 85%
Daily sunshine hours 12
Cloud cover 60%
Length of day 15:03
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Edinburgh in august

Climate in Glasgow in august

In the month of august, the mean temperature in Glasgow is 59°F (maximum temperature is 63°F and minimum temperature is 58°F). The climate is fairly cool in that area in the month of august, but it is tolerable when dressing hot. With 3.3in over 14 days, rain may occur for your vacations. But this is rather reasonably and it will not be continuous.
With a correct climate, the month of august is okay (but not good time) for traveling there.

August
Average temperature 59°F
Highest temperature 63°F
Lowest temperature 58°F
Sea temperature 59°F
Rainfall 3.3in
Number of days with rainfall 14 day(s)
(44%)
Humidity 88%
Daily sunshine hours 12
Cloud cover 66%
Length of day 15:03
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net bad
more information about the climate in Glasgow in august

Climate in Aberdeen in august

In the month of august, the mean temperature in Aberdeen is 61°F (maximum temperature is 63°F and minimum temperature is 58°F). The climate is quite fresh in that area in the month of august, but it is liveable by dressing hot. With 2.2in over 11 days, rainfall can happen during your holidays. But this is rather moderate and you will not be too bothered by it.
With proper weather, august is okay (but not the best month) for traveling in Aberdeen in Scotland.

August
Average temperature 61°F
Highest temperature 63°F
Lowest temperature 58°F
Sea temperature 58°F
Rainfall 2.2in
Number of days with rainfall 11 day(s)
(35%)
Humidity 83%
Daily sunshine hours 13
Cloud cover 53%
Length of day 15:12
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net good
more information about the climate in Aberdeen in august

Climate in Dundee in august

In august, maximum temperature is 63°F and minimum temperature is 54°F (for an average temperature of 59°F). The climate is fairly fresh in that area in the month of august, but it is livable by dressing hot. With 1.7in over 8 days, rain may occur during your trip. But this is moderate and it is only of temporary showers.
With a correct weather, august is okay (but not good time) for traveling in this city in Scotland.

August
Average temperature 59°F
Highest temperature 63°F
Lowest temperature 54°F
Sea temperature 58°F
Rainfall 1.7in
Number of days with rainfall 8 day(s)
(25%)
Humidity 93%
Daily sunshine hours 13
Cloud cover 56%
Length of day 15:07
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Dundee in august

Climate in Shetland islands in august

In the month of august, the mean temperature in Shetland islands is 58°F (maximum temperature is 59°F and minimum temperature is 56°F). The climate is rather cool in that area in this month, but it is tolerable when dressing hot. With 0.9in over 5 days, you will experience some showers throughout your journey. But this is moderate and you will not be too bothered by it.
With a correct climate, the month of august is okay (but not the best month) for traveling there in Scotland.

August
Average temperature 58°F
Highest temperature 59°F
Lowest temperature 56°F
Sea temperature 56°F
Rainfall 0.9in
Number of days with rainfall 5 day(s)
(16%)
Humidity 83%
Daily sunshine hours 13
Cloud cover 60%
Length of day 15:41
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable
more information about the climate in Shetland islands in august

All cities in Scotland in august

Edinburgh in augusttolerable weather
Glasgow in augustbad weather
Aberdeen in augustgood weather
Dundee in augusttolerable weather
Shetland islands in augusttolerable weather
Inverness in augustgood weather
Loch Ness Lake in augustbad weather
Oban in augustbad weather
Perth in augusttolerable weather
Skye in augusttolerable weather
Thurso in augusttolerable weather
Anstruther in augustgood weather
Arbroath in augustgood weather
Ardrossan in augusttolerable weather
Aviemore in augusttolerable weather
Ayr in augusttolerable weather
Blairgowrie in augusttolerable weather
Bo'ness in augusttolerable weather
Brora in augustgood weather
Buckie in augustgood weather
Burntisland in augustgood weather
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Weather data for Scotland in august:

Weather data for Scotland in august is derived from an average of the weather forecast since 2009 in Scotland. There is a margin of error and these forecasts are to be considered as general information only. The weather in Scotland can vary slightly from year to year, but these predictions should limit surprises. So you can pack your bags and check when is the best time to go to Scotland.


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