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Notting Hill Carnival

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Notting Hill Carnival

Sun 28 Aug - Mon 29 Aug 2016

Traditionally taking place on the August Bank Holiday, the 2016 Notting Hill Carnival will take place on 28-29 August, with the main carnival procession starting at 10am on both days and carrying on long into the early evening.

Organisers and spectators will be hoping for some Caribbean style weather to add to the party atmosphere. Check the Kensington weather forecast before joining the party in West London.

Check the Kensington weather forecast if you are planning on attending this year's Notting Hill Carnival.

  • 13 °C

    11 °C

    Overcast
  • 11 °C

    4 °C

    Light rain
  • 9 °C

    5 °C

    Sunny intervals
  • 10 °C

    9 °C

    Overcast
  • 12 °C

    7 °C

    Overcast
  • 9 °C

    4 °C

    Light shower day
  • 8 °C

    3 °C

    Light shower day
Wednesday (22 February 2017)
12 00 13 00 14 00 15 00 16 00 17 00 18 00 19 00 20 00 21 00 22 00 23 00
Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
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13  ° 13  ° 13  ° 13  ° 12  ° 12  ° 12  ° 12  ° 12  ° 12  ° 12  ° 11  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
10  ° 10  ° 10  ° 10  ° 10  ° 10  ° 9  ° 9  ° 9  ° 9  ° 9  ° 9  °
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10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 10% 10% 20% 20% 20% 30%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
WSW 16 34 WSW 16 32 WSW 16 32 WSW 16 31 WSW 16 30 WSW 15 29 WSW 14 28 WSW 14 28 WSW 13 26 WSW 14 27 WSW 14 27 SW 14 28
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G G G G G G G G G G G
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79% 81% 80% 79% 81% 81% 82% 82% 85% 86% 88% 88%
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1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sunrise: 07:02 Sunset: 17:28 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 3
Thursday (23 February 2017)
00 00 01 00 02 00 03 00 04 00 05 00 06 00 07 00 08 00 09 00 10 00 11 00 12 00 13 00 14 00 15 00 16 00 17 00 18 00 19 00 20 00 21 00 22 00 23 00
Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C) arrow down
11  ° 11  ° 11  ° 11  ° 11  ° 11  ° 11  ° 11  ° 11  ° 11  ° 10  ° 10  ° 10  ° 10  ° 10  ° 10  ° 9  ° 8  ° 8  ° 7  ° 7  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
8  ° 8  ° 8  ° 8  ° 8  ° 8  ° 8  ° 7  ° 7  ° 7  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 5  ° 5  ° 4  ° 3  ° 3  ° 3  ° 3  ° 2  ° 2  °
Precipitation probability arrow down
30% 20% 30% 50% 50% 10% 10% 10% 80% 90% 70% 20% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
SW 15 29 SW 15 30 SW 15 30 SW 16 31 SW 16 32 SW 17 33 SW 17 35 SW 18 37 SW 20 40 SW 21 43 WSW 24 47 WSW 25 49 WSW 26 51 W 26 51 W 26 50 W 26 50 W 24 47 WNW 22 43 WNW 19 38 WNW 18 35 WNW 16 31 WNW 13 26 WNW 12 25 WNW 12 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G VG VG G VG G VG VG G M G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
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88% 86% 86% 86% 85% 83% 82% 81% 82% 84% 74% 67% 62% 59% 55% 55% 57% 60% 63% 67% 68% 70% 71% 71%
UV index arrow down
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sunrise: 07:00 Sunset: 17:30 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 3
Friday (24 February 2017)
00 00 03 00 06 00 09 00 12 00 15 00 18 00 21 00
Cloudy Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C) arrow down
5  ° 5  ° 4  ° 4  ° 8  ° 9  ° 7  ° 5  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
2  ° 1  ° 0  ° 1  ° 5  ° 6  ° 5  ° 3  °
Precipitation probability arrow down
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
WNW 11 22 WNW 10 20 WNW 9 18 WNW 9 18 NW 10 20 WNW 9 19 WSW 7 13 SW 7 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity arrow down
72% 74% 76% 73% 54% 49% 65% 74%
UV index arrow down
0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0
Sunrise: 06:58 Sunset: 17:32 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 3
Saturday (25 February 2017)
00 00 03 00 06 00 09 00 12 00 15 00 18 00 21 00
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain
Temperature (°C) arrow down
5  ° 6  ° 7  ° 9  ° 10  ° 10  ° 10  ° 10  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
2  ° 3  ° 4  ° 6  ° 7  ° 7  ° 6  ° 6  °
Precipitation probability arrow down
10% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 40%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
SW 8 16 SW 11 22 SW 12 24 SW 14 28 SW 18 34 SW 18 36 SW 18 35 SW 16 31
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG VG VG VG G VG
Humidity arrow down
81% 79% 85% 80% 76% 77% 79% 82%
UV index arrow down
0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Sunrise: 06:55 Sunset: 17:33 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Sunday (26 February 2017)
00 00 03 00 06 00 09 00 12 00 15 00 18 00 21 00
Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy
Temperature (°C) arrow down
10  ° 9  ° 9  ° 9  ° 11  ° 12  ° 10  ° 10  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
7  ° 7  ° 6  ° 7  ° 8  ° 9  ° 7  ° 7  °
Precipitation probability arrow down
20% 30% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
SW 14 27 SW 12 23 SW 11 22 SSW 11 20 SW 13 25 SW 14 27 SW 14 27 SW 13 26
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG G G G VG G VG
Humidity arrow down
82% 86% 88% 88% 84% 76% 76% 81%
UV index arrow down
0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Sunrise: 06:53 Sunset: 17:35 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Monday (27 February 2017)
00 00 03 00 06 00 09 00 12 00 15 00 18 00 21 00
Cloudy Light shower night Light shower night Light rain Light shower day Light shower day Light shower night Cloudy
Temperature (°C) arrow down
9  ° 8  ° 7  ° 8  ° 9  ° 9  ° 7  ° 6  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
6  ° 4  ° 4  ° 5  ° 5  ° 5  ° 4  ° 2  °
Precipitation probability arrow down
10% 30% 30% 50% 40% 50% 50% 20%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
SW 12 23 SSW 12 22 SSW 12 23 SSW 15 29 SW 16 31 SW 16 31 SW 12 23 SSW 11 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG G G M G G VG VG
Humidity arrow down
85% 86% 85% 82% 78% 69% 73% 82%
UV index arrow down
0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Sunrise: 06:51 Sunset: 17:37 Moon phase: New
Tuesday (28 February 2017)
00 00 03 00 06 00 09 00 12 00 15 00 18 00 21 00
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Light shower night Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C) arrow down
5  ° 5  ° 5  ° 6  ° 7  ° 7  ° 6  ° 5  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
1  ° 1  ° 2  ° 3  ° 5  ° 5  ° 3  ° 2  °
Precipitation probability arrow down
20% 10% 10% 10% 40% 40% 40% 30%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
SSW 10 19 SSW 10 18 SSW 10 18 S 9 17 WNW 9 20 WNW 10 21 W 10 19 WSW 9 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity arrow down
86% 86% 87% 84% 75% 69% 69% 78%
UV index arrow down
0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Sunrise: 06:49 Sunset: 17:39 Moon phase: New
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28-29 August - Check the forecast for Notting Hill Carnival, the biggest carnival of its kind in Europe.

When it comes to carnivals, few can rival the world famous Notting Hill Carnival. Held since 1964, the carnival is the undoubted highlight for much of the West London community, attracting more than one million people every year.

Since becoming an annual event in 1965, the Notting Hill Carnival has since grown to become the second biggest street festival in the world - bettered only by the Rio Carnival in Brazil.

The event is led by members of the West Indian community to bring the entire community of Notting Hill and beyond together in celebration of music, dancing, colour and food. First held in 1959, just a year after the Notting Hill riots, the carnival has been transformed from a small indoor event into one that generates an estimated £93m for the London economy.

But what brings more than a million people to the Notting Hill carnival? Well, there is the attraction of more than 20 miles of some of the most vibrant, colourful and outlandish costumes that you will ever see, as well as some fantastic food stalls and cool Caribbean music (including those iconic steel drums). The Notting Hill Carnival has, throughout its history, retained a Caribbean flavour but the 40,000 volunteers work hard to make this an event for people from all walks of life.

For more information about the festival visit the  Notting Hill Carnival website.

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