Climate for Scotland
(United Kingdom)

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures


All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from 7 measuring stations in Scotland.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.


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This country would not be the best destination for a beach holiday. The maximum of summerly 13 degrees of water temperature gives little cause for joy.

Travel season

Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from June to September. Nearly unattractive for tourists are the cold months from November to March.

hours of sunshine per day
Sunshine hours per day in the United Kingdom

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rainy days per month
Rainy days per month in the United Kingdom
Precipitation in mm/day
Precipitation in the United Kingdom
Relative humidity in %
Relative humidity in the United Kingdom
Water temperature
Water temperatures in the United Kingdom
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)
Absolute humidity in the United Kingdom

The most important cities in the region of Scotland

Scotland is a part of of the United Kingdom and has an east-west extension of about 310 km. From north to south it is approximately 590 km. The biggest cities are Glasgow and Edinburgh. The local time is now Thursday, 9:06 am.

CityPopulationGeo-Position 
Glasgow610,26855°51'55"N4°15'27"W
Edinburgh435,79155°57'7"N3°11'47"W
Aberdeen183,79057°8'37"N2°5'53"W
Dundee151,59256°28'9"N2°58'30"W
East Kilbride74,23155°45'51"N4°10'36"W
Paisley73,07455°49'54"N4°25'57"W
Livingston53,79855°54'10"N3°31'21"W
Cumbernauld49,39255°56'49"N3°59'26"W
Hamilton47,61555°46'0"N4°1'60"W
Kirkcaldy46,91256°7'1"N3°9'36"W
Ayr45,51355°27'46"N4°38'2"W
Perth43,63356°23'43"N3°25'53"W
Greenock43,49555°56'54"N4°45'40"W
Kilmarnock42,90455°36'42"N4°29'45"W
Coatbridge41,17055°51'44"N4°1'29"W
Inverness40,75557°28'45"N4°13'26"W
Dunfermline38,96056°4'18"N3°27'32"W
Glenrothes38,73456°11'43"N3°10'23"W
Airdrie35,44055°51'58"N3°58'49"W
Stirling33,01256°7'9"N3°56'13"W
Irvine32,74855°37'10"N4°39'18"W
Falkirk32,47956°0'8"N3°47'7"W
Motherwell29,90855°47'21"N3°59'31"W
Clydebank29,86755°54'5"N4°24'21"W
Bearsden27,83955°54'55"N4°19'58"W
Wishaw27,62755°46'0"N3°55'0"W
Rutherglen25,00055°49'44"N4°12'50"W
Newton Mearns23,80855°46'24"N4°20'0"W
Bishopbriggs22,66855°54'24"N4°13'7"W
Musselburgh22,65655°56'30"N3°2'60"W