Weather in Edinburgh in december 2021

The weather in Edinburgh in december comes from statistical datas on the past years. You can view the weather statistics the entire month, but also by using the tabs for the beginning, the middle and the end of the month.

Average weather throughout december

very bad weather 12.9cm

Weather at 6am
40°F

CloudyCloudy
41% of time

Partly Cloudy

28%

Clear/Sunny

21%

Fog

8%

Weather at 12pm
41°F

CloudyCloudy
43% of time

Partly Cloudy

26%

Clear/Sunny

25%

Fog

4%

Weather at 6pm
40°F

CloudyCloudy
41% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Clear/Sunny

23%

Fog

11%

Weather at 3am
40°F

Partly Cloudy

29%

Cloudy

25%

Clear/Sunny

20%

Moderate rain at times

10%


Evolution of daily average temperature and precipitation in Edinburgh in december

These charts show the evolution of average minimum/maximum temperatures as well as average daily precipitation volume in Edinburgh in december.


Climate of Edinburgh in december

The climate of Edinburgh in december is very bad

the weather in Edinburgh in december is wet (with 1.4in of precipitation over 8 days). It should be noted a worsening from the previous month since in november there is an average of 1.5in of precipitation over 9 days.

The climate is rather more than very fresh in this city this month. Plan a sweater! The thermometer averaged maximum of 43°F. In the morning the temperature drops to 40°F. Thus, the mean temperature average on this month of december in Edinburgh is 41°F. Note that these seasonal averages are in contrast with those observed in Edinburgh in the month of december with a maximum record of 58°F in 2016 and a minimum record of 16°F in 2010. You can expect to have about 6 days with temperatures below 32°F, or 19% of time.

In december in Edinburgh, the days on average last 07:01. The sun rises at 08:37 and sunset is at 15:38.



Seasonal average climate and temperature of Edinburgh in december

Check below seasonal norms These statistics are compiled from the weather statements earlier years of december.

December
Outside temperature
Average temperature 41°F
Highest temperature 43°F
Lowest temperature 40°F
Highest record temperature 58°F
(2016)
Lowest record temperature 16°F
(2010)
Number of days at -32°F 6 day(s)
(19%)
Sea temperature
Average sea temperature 50°F
Lowest sea temperature 47°F
Highest sea temperature 52°F
Wind
Wind speed 24km/h
Wind temperature 32°F
Precipitation (rainfall)
Rainfall 1.4in
Number of days with rainfall 8 day(s)
(26%)
Record daily rainfall 1.4in
(2019)
Snowfall 12.9cm
Other climate data
Humidity 90%
Visibility 9.02km
Cloud cover 56%
UV index 1
Daily sunshine hours 6
Sunrise and sunset
Time of sunrise 08:37
Time of sunset 15:38
Length of day 07:01
Our opinion about the weather in december
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad

How was the weather last december?

Here is the day by day recorded weather in Edinburgh in december 2020:

01-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
38°F to 41°F
02-12-2020
Patchy light drizzle
41°F to 47°F
03-12-2020
Cloudy
34°F to 38°F
04-12-2020
Heavy rain
36°F to 43°F
05-12-2020
Patchy rain nearby
40°F to 43°F
06-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
36°F to 41°F
07-12-2020
Overcast
34°F to 40°F
08-12-2020
Light drizzle
40°F to 41°F
09-12-2020
Overcast
40°F to 43°F
10-12-2020
Overcast
40°F to 43°F
11-12-2020
Overcast
43°F to 47°F
12-12-2020
Light drizzle
43°F to 45°F
13-12-2020
Light drizzle
40°F to 43°F
14-12-2020
Overcast
45°F to 49°F
15-12-2020
Overcast
43°F to 47°F
16-12-2020
Moderate rain at times
43°F to 49°F
17-12-2020
Cloudy
45°F to 47°F
18-12-2020
Light drizzle
50°F to 54°F
19-12-2020
Thundery outbreaks in nearby
47°F to 50°F
20-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
43°F to 45°F
21-12-2020
Overcast
41°F to 43°F
22-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
40°F to 43°F
23-12-2020
Overcast
38°F to 40°F
24-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
34°F to 36°F
25-12-2020
Overcast
31°F to 41°F
26-12-2020
Moderate rain
41°F to 43°F
27-12-2020
Overcast
36°F to 41°F
28-12-2020
Overcast
36°F to 38°F
29-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
32°F to 38°F
30-12-2020
Partly Cloudy
31°F to 34°F
31-12-2020
Light rain
34°F to 40°F

Map: other cities in Scotland in december

Click over cities on the map for information about the weather in december.

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Cities near Edinburgh:

Musselburgh in decembervery bad weather
Burntisland in decembervery bad weather
Prestonpans in decembervery bad weather
Cockenzie in decembervery bad weather
Kirkcaldy in decembervery bad weather
Dunfermline in decembervery bad weather
Livingston in decembervery bad weather
Glenrothes in decembervery bad weather
Bo'ness in decembervery bad weather
Methil in decembervery bad weather
Scotland in december: See full list of cities

Weather data for Edinburgh in december:

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


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