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Local time: 26th Nov 20:47

Weather Averages for Edinburgh in May

image Temperature 50°F


image Low Temperature 43°F


image High Temperature 57°F


image Sunshine Hours 7 hrs
image Rainfall 50mm
Rainfall days 21 days
image Sea Temperature 50°F


Averages for Edinburgh in May

May sees temperatures begin to get slightly warmer, and there are loads of events to keep you occupied!

The average temperature reaches a high of 14°C (that's about 57°F), and in the evenings dips to around 6°C (about 43°F).

You can expect to experience rain on an average of 14 days in this month. The average monthly rain is around 51mm and there is only about 6 hours of average daily sunshine.

It would be a good idea to keep an umbrella or waterproof mac on you at all times as the weather is fairly changeable.

Make sure to check the local weather report before travelling.

The average sea temperature is only 10°C (about 50°F) so swimming is not recommended.

The Edinburgh Independent Radical Book Fair takes place in the middle of the month in the Assembly Rooms on George Street.

For whiskey lovers, the
Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival is four day event comprising distillery tours and whiskey tasting.

Families will enjoy the
Scottish International Children's Theatre Festival, which is a week long event of performances for children across the city.

Sports fans should hop over to Hampden Park in Glasgow for the
Scottish FA Cup Final.

And for those looking to travel further afield, the
Orkney Folk Festival is a weekend of music and workshops.

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