Weather in Aberdeen

Best time to visit

The best time to visit Aberdeen is between June and September, when the weather can be sunny and warm. Days are wonderfully long, reaching 18 hours during the summer solstice, thanks to its northern latitude. Bear in mind though that when the rain falls, it tends to be heavy. Winters are cold and the days are shockingly short, with the sun rising after 830am in December and setting again around 3.30pm. Winter visitors tend to be limited to skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts.

Day

Weather (day) Temp (max day) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Wed
Iso Rain Swrs Day
Light rain shower
1
3
°C
0.8mm
25
nnw
77%
1,016mb
Good
Thu
Iso Rain Swrs Day
Light rain shower
1
3
°C
0.7mm
28
nnw
73%
1,016mb
Good
Fri
Overcast
Overcast skies
1
4
°C
0.3mm
18
nnw
68%
1,018mb
Good
Sat
Iso Rain Swrs Day
Light rain shower
1
1
°C
0.5mm
24
nnw
65%
1,022mb
Good
Sun
Overcast
Overcast skies
1
6
°C
2.4mm
18
nnw
73%
1,025mb
Good
Mon
Overcast
Overcast skies
1
5
°C
0.1mm
19
nnw
82%
1,028mb
Good
Tue
Sunny
Sunny skies
1
7
°C
0mm
4
ene
62%
1,028mb
Good
Wed
Partly Cloudy Day
Partly cloudy skies
1
6
°C
0mm
11
sse
75%
1,027mb
Good
Thu
Sunny
Sunny skies
1
5
°C
0mm
15
se
69%
1,023mb
Good

Night

Weather (night) Temp (min night) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Tue
Overcast
Overcast skies
1
0
°C
1mm
15
nnw
83%
1,018mb
Good
Wed
Cloudy
Cloudy skies
1
1
°C
1mm
25
nnw
77%
1,016mb
Good
Thu
Cloudy
Cloudy skies
1
0
°C
1.1mm
24
nnw
81%
1,018mb
Good
Fri
Overcast
Overcast skies
9
°C
0.9mm
20
nnw
84%
1,018mb
Good
Sat
Overcast
Overcast skies
9
°C
0.3mm
16
nw
82%
1,024mb
Good
Sun
Overcast
Overcast skies
1
1
°C
0.3mm
21
nw
84%
1,025mb
Good
Mon
Partly Cloudy Night
Partly cloudy skies
1
0
°C
0mm
13
nnw
94%
1,029mb
Good
Tue
Sunny
Sunny skies
8
°C
0mm
7
sse
84%
1,028mb
Good
Wed
Sunny
Sunny skies
8
°C
0mm
8
sse
84%
1,029mb
Good
Last updated at 20:05, Wednesday 02 September
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The maximum temperature is the highest temperature forecast between dawn and dusk, and the minimum temperature is the lowest temperature expected from dusk on the day in question to dawn the next day. The temperature is in °C, or Celsius.
Wind speed and direction are the conditions expected at midday. Wind direction is based on a 16 point compass. W, SW, SSW, etc. The wind direction states where the wind originates. Wind speed is listed in MPH or miles per hour.
Humidity levels indicates how much water vapour the air contains compared to the maximum it could contain at that temperature. As a general guide:
  • 0 to 30 is very low
  • 31 to 50 is low
  • 51 to 70 is moderate to low
  • 71 to 80 is moderate
  • 81 to 90 is moderate to high
  • 91 to 100 is high
Pressure is measured in millibars (mb)
Visibility based on whether the human eye can see the following distances:
  • Very poor - less than 1km
  • Poor - between 1km and 4km
  • Moderate - between 4km and 10km
  • Good - between 10km and 20km
  • Very good - between 20km and 40km
  • Excellent - more than 40km
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