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Aug 12, 2026 – Partial Solar Eclipse in Scotland, United Kingdom

Partial Eclipse Visible
Aug 12, 2026
Scotland, United Kingdom
Global Event: Total Solar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Solar Eclipse, in Scotland, United Kingdom
Start of Partial: Wed, Aug 12, 2026 at 5:59 pm BST
Start of Totality: Not visible from Scotland
End of Totality: Not visible from Scotland
End of Partial: Wed, Aug 12, 2026 at 8:02 pm BST

All times shown on this page are local time.

Location

This map shows where and when the eclipse is visible in Scotland.

Aug 12, 2026 – Partial Solar Eclipse – Scotland

A
Partial Starting:
5:59 pm BST
Totality
Not visible from Scotland
B
Partial Ending:
8:02 pm BST

The colors on the map indicate how much of the Sun gets covered by the Moon.

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Countdown until eclipse begins

753Days 22Hrs 27Mins 52Secs

Scotland Eclipse Countdown

This table provides the eclipse visibility and times for each city,

Selection of Cities in Scotland Where the Eclipse Is Visible

LocationObscurationStartMaxEndAvg. Cloud Cover
Aberdeen
89.56%
6:06 pm7:03 pm7:57 pm BST
85 %
Dundee
90.33%
6:07 pm7:04 pm7:59 pm BST
88 %
Edinburgh
90.68%
6:08 pm7:05 pm8:00 pm BST
87 %
Fort William
91.49%
6:06 pm7:04 pm7:59 pm BST
89 %
Glasgow
91.36%
6:08 pm7:06 pm8:00 pm BST
85 %
Inverness
90.70%
6:05 pm7:03 pm7:57 pm BST
88 %
Lerwick (Shetland Islands)
88.25%
6:01 pm6:58 pm7:52 pm BST
82 %

All times shown on this page are local time.

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Eclipses Visible in Scotland

Eclipse Visibility from ScotlandVisibility Worldwide
Sep 18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Mar 14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 29, 2025 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse
Sep 7, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Aug 12, 2026 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse

Note: Click on the date link for details in Scotland, or the path map image for global details. Next visible eclipse is highlighted.

Next total solar eclipse in Scotland

Other eclipses visible in Scotland

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