Weather in Edinburgh in may 2023

The weather in Edinburgh in may comes from statistical datas on the last years. You can view the weather statistics the entire month, but also navigating through the tabs for the beginning, the middle and the end of the month.

Average weather throughout may

tolerable weather 2.8cm

Weather at 6am
49°F

Cloudy

22%

Clear/Sunny

22%

Moderate rain at times

12%

Weather at 12pm
58°F

Cloudy

26%

Partly Cloudy

20%

Clear/Sunny

17%

Weather at 6pm
54°F

Clear/Sunny

23%

Partly Cloudy

20%

Cloudy

17%

Weather at 3am
45°F

Partly Cloudy

27%

Clear/Sunny

19%

Fog

18%

Cloudy

15%



Evolution of daily average temperature and precipitation in Edinburgh in may

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


The climate of Edinburgh in may is tolerable

If in most European countries the month of May rhymes with sunny days, the rains and mild temperatures determine the weather in Edinburgh throughout May. One must therefore prepare themselves to face the rainy days and the fresh atmosphere. Climatic conditions are hardly suitable for outdoor activities.

Edinburgh at the Beginning of May

At the beginning of the month, the mornings are still cool - sometimes with temperatures as low as 6° C. Even with the renewal of temperatures that takes place over the hours,midday remains fresh. The weather is characterized by rainy afternoons that can last until late into the night.

Edinburgh in the Middle of May

As for this first period, the climate throughout May in Edinburgh is defined by the alternation of cloudy days, rainy episodes and sunny days. However, the rainy days dominate the other climatic characteristics due to the high humidity. For this reason, in order to enjoy the sun, one must content themselves with the cloud thinnings.

Edinburgh at the End of May

As in the first weeks of May, climatic conditions towards the end of the month are dominated by the alternation of good weather and rainy days. In addition, temperatures between 6° C and 11° C translate into very cool mornings and fairly mild weather.




Seasonal average climate and temperature of Edinburgh in may

Check below seasonal norms These datas are set from the weather statements earlier years of may.

May
Outside temperature
Average temperature 52°F
Highest temperature 58°F
Lowest temperature 49°F
Highest record temperature 77°F
(2017)
Lowest record temperature 36°F
(2012)
Number of days at +65°F 3 day(s)
(10%)
Number of days at -32°F 0 day(s)
(0%)
Sea temperature
Average sea temperature 50°F
Lowest sea temperature 48°F
Highest sea temperature 52°F
Wind
Wind speed 21km/h
Wind temperature 45°F
Precipitation (rainfall)
Rainfall 3.5in
Number of days with rainfall 6 day(s)
(20%)
Record daily rainfall 1.3in
(2013)
Snowfall 2.8cm
Other climate data
Humidity 89%
Visibility 8.67km
Cloud cover 55%
UV index 4
Daily sunshine hours 13
Sunrise and sunset
Time of sunrise 04:00
Time of sunset 20:19
Length of day 16:19
Our opinion about the weather in may
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net tolerable


How was the weather last may?

Here is the day by day recorded weather in Edinburgh in may 2022:

01-05-2022
Patchy rain nearby
49°F to 56°F
02-05-2022
Cloudy
49°F to 58°F
03-05-2022
Overcast
45°F to 56°F
04-05-2022
Patchy rain nearby
50°F to 61°F
05-05-2022
Overcast
49°F to 58°F
06-05-2022
Patchy light rain
52°F to 61°F
07-05-2022
Cloudy
47°F to 54°F
08-05-2022
Partly Cloudy
47°F to 65°F
09-05-2022
Patchy rain nearby
54°F to 59°F
10-05-2022
Light rain shower
49°F to 58°F
11-05-2022
Partly Cloudy
49°F to 58°F
12-05-2022
Light rain shower
47°F to 56°F
13-05-2022
Light rain shower
49°F to 58°F
14-05-2022
Partly Cloudy
50°F to 63°F
15-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
52°F to 61°F
16-05-2022
Moderate rain
50°F to 52°F
17-05-2022
Cloudy
49°F to 67°F
18-05-2022
Clear/Sunny
52°F to 65°F
19-05-2022
Overcast
50°F to 61°F
20-05-2022
Overcast
52°F to 61°F
21-05-2022
Light rain shower
50°F to 58°F
22-05-2022
Patchy rain nearby
52°F to 58°F
23-05-2022
Cloudy
50°F to 56°F
24-05-2022
Partly Cloudy
47°F to 61°F
25-05-2022
Patchy light rain
50°F to 59°F
26-05-2022
Patchy rain nearby
50°F to 58°F
27-05-2022
Patchy rain nearby
50°F to 59°F
28-05-2022
Partly Cloudy
47°F to 59°F
29-05-2022
Cloudy
47°F to 56°F
30-05-2022
Light rain shower
47°F to 56°F
31-05-2022
Light rain shower
47°F to 56°F

Map: other cities in Scotland in may

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Weather data for Edinburgh in may:

Weather data for Edinburgh for may 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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