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Weather in Aberdeen

Aberdeen has an oceanic climate marked by warm summers and mild winters. Rainfall is consistent throughout the year with 20 to 24 rainy days a month, so pack a raincoat with you.

Spring (March to May) is mild with an average high of 8°C (46°F) in March and 13°C (55°F) in May. Visitors will also adore the sweet vibes during the Aberdeen Jazz Festival in March.

Summer (June to August) is the best time to visit Aberdeen as the weather is warm and the city plays host to a string of festivals. Days are wonderfully long, reaching 18 hours during the summer solstice thanks to its northern latitude. In July, the average high is 18°C (64°F) while the average low is 10°C (50°F).

Autumn (September to November) sees temperatures falling steadily and by November, the average high drops to 8°C (46°F) while the average low is 3°C (37°F).

Winter (December to February) is wet and cold with visitors tend to be skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts visiting the nearby ski resorts (Cairngorm Mountain, Glenshee and The Lecht). In January, the average high is 5°C (41°F) while the average low is 0°C (32°F).

Guidetype and fpcity weatherwtg_cforecast_table
Weather (day) Temp (max day) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Monday
OccLightRain
Patchy rain possible
9
°C
1.7
13
nnw
40-60%
1020 mb
moderate
Tuesday
OccLightRain
Light drizzle
7
°C
1
6
se
80-100%
1015 mb
poor
Wednesday
ModSleet
Light sleet
5
°C
5.2
20
e
80-100%
1001 mb
moderate
Thursday
ModSleet
Light sleet
5
°C
3.2
18
nnw
80-100%
999 mb
moderate
Friday
OccLightRain
Light drizzle
7
°C
1.6
27
nw
80-100%
999 mb
poor
Saturday
Overcast
Overcast skies
7
°C
0.5
23
nw
80-100%
1017 mb
good
Sunday
PartlyCloudyDay
Partly cloudy skies
11
°C
0
10
s
20-40%
1035 mb
good
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Last updated: 2019-05-06 21:16:51
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Symbols indicate the predominant weather for the day in question, calculated based on a weighting of different types of weather. So if a day is forecast to be sunny with the possibility of a brief shower, then we will see a sunny or partly cloudy symbol rather than a rain cloud.
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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