If you are heading to Connect Music Festival this weekend, here is the weather you can expect according to the BBC and Met Office forecast.

The festival that celebrates the very best of Scotland's homegrown talent and welcomes the "most influential and pioneering names from around the world" has returned.

The music lover event promises festival-goers a weekend (August 26-28) of Grand Parade heavyweights and brilliant breakthrough acts.

Find out if you'll be basking in the sunshine or dodging the showers at the Royal Highland Centre showground.

BBC Edinburgh weather ahead of Connect Music Festival


The BBC says that Friday will have sunny intervals with a gentle breeze.

We can plan for a relatively warm day with temperatures expected to reach 19C ( with possible lows of 9C).

There is a fairly low chance of rain reaching a high of 18% around noon.


Saturday looks similar with sunny intervals paired with a light breeze, according to the BBC's forecast.

Temperatures could reach highs of 18 and lows of 10.

There is also a low chance of precipitation throughout the day so ideal Scottish festival weather!


The outlook for Sunday looks pretty consistent with the rest of the weekend. 

There will be sunny intervals throughout the day and only a light breeze to contend with.

Temperatures are expected to range from 11C to 19C.

For the latest weather update, visit the BBC Weather website.

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Met Office Edinburgh weather ahead of Connect Music Festival


On Friday, the Met Office says that festival-goers can expect light showers and then sunny intervals as the day progresses.

Temperatures are predicted to reach highs of 18C and lows of 11C.

It's likely to feel a little cooler, feeling more like 16C at the warmest.

You should come prepared though as there is a 30% chance it will rain for the majority of the day.

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Saturday starts out sunny but looks set to cloud over by lunchtime.

Temperatures are expected to range from 11 to 18 but will feel more like 16 at its warmest.

Festival goers will be happy to hear that there is less of a chance of rain with a less than 5% chance for the majority of the day.


Looking to Sunday, the weather is looking fairly similar with sunny intervals turning to clouds by lunch.

There is a low chance of rain with temperatures reaching highs of 18 and dropping to lows of 12.

For the latest weather updates, visit the Met Office website.