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Weather Averages for Edinburgh in September
Averages for Edinburgh in SeptemberSeptember sees temperatures decline slightly in Edinburgh, although there are still festival events taking place and plenty to see and do around the city.
The average temperature still reaches a high of 16°C (that's about 61°F), and dips to around 8°C (about 46°F) at night.
You can expect to experience rain on an average of 16 days in this month. The average monthly rain is around 67mm and there is around 4 hours of average daily sunshine.
Light clothing would be fine for daywear but as the evenings are considerably cooler and with the likelihood of rain, it is a good idea to carry an umbrella and a light jacket with you.
The average sea temperature is around 14°C (about 57°F) so if you're feeling brave you could go for a swim!
The Edinburgh Mela takes place at the beginning of the month and is Scotland's biggest multi cultural event. Over 40,000 people gather in Pilrig Park.
The Braemar Gathering is a celebration of all things traditionally Scottish, so expect bagpipes, kilts and haggis on offer!
And Doors Open Day is when many of Scotland's finest private homes and government buildings open their doors to the public for a rare glimpse behind the scenes of some of Scotland's finest buildings.
Just outside Edinburgh is Holyrood Palace. Built by James VI of Scotland, the palace is still used by the royal family today.
There is a huge array of furniture, paintings and tapestries on display in the lavish apartments of the palace.