Scotland
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Best time to visit Scotland

To go to Scotland, the best time to visit is January through December. In this period you have a pleasant temperature and almost no precipitation. In Scotland, July is the warmest month with 17°C and the most cold month is 5°C in January.

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In the table below you can quickly find the average weather per month in Scotland, the monthly temperatures or the most rainfall. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Scotland by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 5 6 8 10 13 15 17 17 15 12 8 6
Precipitation (mm) 27 27 32 23 29 39 45 46 24 33 34 30

Weather data from: Edinburgh




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Climate Scotland

Scotland has a oceanic climate. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Scotland is 11° degrees and there is about 390 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 128 days a year with an average humidity of 86% and an UV-index of 3.

Climate Scotland by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 5 6 8 10 13 15 17 17 15 12 8 6
Night temp. (°C) 2 2 3 4 6 8 10 10 9 7 4 2
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 27 27 32 23 29 39 45 46 24 33 34 30
Days with rain 16 12 15 14 18 20 21 21 14 16 15 15
Days with snow 2 2 2 - - - - - - - 1 2
Dry days 13 14 14 16 13 10 10 10 16 15 14 14
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 4 4 5 7 7 8 7 7 6 4 4 4
Wind force (Bft) 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4
UV-index 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 4 3 3 2 2

Weather data from: Edinburgh


Scotland weather by month

What is the average Scotland weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

Scotland weather

The weather for Scotland over the next 14 days will be 5°C till 9° with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Scotland is based on the weather in Edinburgh.

5-day weather forecast Scotland

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Monday
28 november
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9°C
5°C
0 mm
3 m/s
Tuesday
29 november
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6°C
4°C
0 mm
2 m/s
Wednesday
30 november
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5°C
3°C
0 mm
1 m/s
Thursday
1 december
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7°C
4°C
0.3 mm
4 m/s
Friday
2 december
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7°C
5°C
0.1 mm
6 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Scotland


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Scotland?

Scotland lies in a straight line about 6,183 km from Pakistan (Islamabad → Edinburgh). By car the distance is 8,581 km. The total travel time is 96 hours and 50 minutes.

How long is the flight to Scotland?

The flight time from Jinnah International Airport to Scotland is approximately 9 h. 10 min.

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What are the largest airports in Scotland?

These are the largest airports in Scotland:

  • London Gatwick Airport (LGW) in London
  • London City Airport (LCY) in London
  • London Heathrow Airport (LHR) in London
  • Birmingham International Airport (BHX) in Birmingham
  • Manchester Airport (MAN) in Manchester
  • Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) in Leeds
  • Glasgow Prestwick Airport (PIK) in Glasgow
  • Newcastle Airport (NCL) in Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Nottingham Airport (NQT) in Nottingham
  • East Midlands Airport (EMA) in Nottingham

Airports on the well-known islands of Scotland:

  • St Mary's
    St. Mary's Airport (ISC) in Hugh Town

How many inhabitants does Scotland have?

Scotland has 5,313,600 inhabitants.

How big is Scotland?

The surface area of Scotland is 78,772 km². It is 10x smaller than Pakistan.

What is the capital of Scotland?

The capital of Scotland is Edinburgh.

What is the currency of Scotland?

In Scotland, the Pound sterling (GBP) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 28 November 2022

  • 1 Pakistani rupee = 0.005 Pound sterling
  • 1 Pound sterling = 211.79 Pakistani rupee
  • 100 Pakistani rupee = 0.47 Pound sterling
  • 100 Pound sterling = 21,178.77 Pakistani rupee

What is the area code of Scotland?

The area code to call Scotland is +44.

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