Best time to swim in Scotland Sea temperature by month

Do you want to go to the seaside in Scotland? But when should you go to be sure to enjoy good sea water temperature and be able to swim for a long time? Now or another month during the year? On this page, find the sea temperature by month in Scotland.

Swimming in Scotland by month

Discover swimming conditions in detail in Scotland by month below. Click on the links for each month to see details about the sea temperature in the cities of: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Dundee and Inverness.

Month sea temperature Details
45°F to 48°F Sea temperature
in Scotland in january
44°F to 47°F Sea temperature
in Scotland in february
44°F to 47°F Sea temperature
in Scotland in march
46°F to 49°F Sea temperature
in Scotland in april
49°F to 50°F Sea temperature
in Scotland in may
52°F to 55°F Sea temperature
in Scotland in june
55°F to 58°F Sea temperature
in Scotland in july
56°F to 59°F Sea temperature
in Scotland in august
55°F to 59°F Sea temperature
in Scotland in september
54°F to 57°F Sea temperature
in Scotland in october
52°F to 55°F Sea temperature
in Scotland in november
49°F to 51°F Sea temperature
in Scotland in december

* in at least part of the area.

Where and when should you swim in Scotland?

Edinburgh

Best time to swim in Edinburgh

No month is favorable as far as sea temperature for swimming in Edinburgh.

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Glasgow

Best time to swim in Glasgow

No month is favorable as far as sea temperature for swimming in Glasgow.

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Aberdeen

Best time to swim in Aberdeen

No month is favorable as far as sea temperature for swimming in Aberdeen.

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Dundee

Best time to swim in Dundee

No month is favorable as far as sea temperature for swimming in Dundee.

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Inverness

Best time to swim in Inverness

No month is favorable as far as sea temperature for swimming in Inverness.

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Other cities and places in Scotland:

Water temperatures in Scotland over the entire year

On this chart, we show you the variation of the average sea water temperature in Scotland for the cities of: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Dundee and Inverness.

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