Climate Information for Prestonpans



This page presents averages based on long-term climate trends. A specific daily weather forecast for Prestonpans is available from the BBC.

Climate Description:

Winters in Prestonpans are usually mild for Scotland, with January daily temperatures of about 6.8°C and nights cooling off to 1.3°C in the coldest month. Summers are very warm, with daytime temperatures in July typically reaching 19.1°C and nights dipping to 11.2°C. Rainfall in Prestonpans is low, totalling 741 mm in a typical year. Precipitation is distributed evenly, falling over about 131 days per year. Prestonpans has high sunshine totals, with 1392 hours of sunshine recorded in a typical year.

Climate Averages:

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual Average
High Temperature (°C)
Low Temperature (°C)
Sunshine (hours per day)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual Total
Sunshine (hours per month)51761101441861661701581249668431392
Precipitation (mm)705055445060636466817167741
Days with Precipitation13101191010101011131212131
Days of Air Frost995200000141040

Temperature Chart:

Precipitation Chart:

Sunshine Chart:

Please note that the information on this page describes long-term climate averages and cannot be relied upon for predictions of the weather. While every effort has been made to produce the best climate estimates possible, users should be aware that they may contain errors. Further explanation is available about our climate information, how the data was derived, estimates of error, and details about the original data sources.

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