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Notting Hill Carnival

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.

  • Light rain 19 °C

    14 °C

  • Cloudy 20 °C

    14 °C

  • Light rain 20 °C

    16 °C

  • Cloudy 21 °C

    14 °C

  • Sunny intervals 21 °C

    14 °C

  • Cloudy 21 °C

    14 °C

  • Cloudy 21 °C

    13 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 26 July 2017)
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90% 80% 40% 10% 10% 50% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
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SSW 9 21 SW 12 24 SW 11 22 SW 13 24 SW 12 23 SW 12 23 SW 10 19 WSW 10 19 W 12 24 W 12 24 WSW 11 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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93% 90% 86% 84% 86% 87% 84% 77% 66% 65% 68%
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2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0
Sunrise: 05:15 Sunset: 20:59 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 27 July 2017)
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Warnings
Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light rain Light shower day Light shower day Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny day Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 40% 60% 30% 40% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
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WSW 11 22 WSW 10 20 WSW 9 18 WSW 8 16 SW 7 16 SW 7 15 SW 7 15 SW 7 14 SW 8 15 SW 9 17 SW 10 18 SW 11 20 SW 11 21 SW 12 23 SW 13 25 WSW 12 23 WSW 12 23 WSW 13 24 WSW 13 24 WSW 13 24 WSW 11 21 WSW 11 21 WSW 10 20 WSW 10 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG G G G G G G VG VG VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
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69% 71% 73% 75% 78% 79% 80% 79% 78% 75% 71% 66% 62% 59% 61% 60% 65% 63% 59% 57% 62% 65% 68% 71%
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0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 4 4 4 4 3 3 2 2 1 1 0 0 0
Sunrise: 05:17 Sunset: 20:57 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 28 July 2017)
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Warnings
Clear night Clear night Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light rain
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 60% 60% 50%
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14 ° 13 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 °
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WSW 11 21 SW 10 21 SW 10 21 SW 10 20 WSW 14 27 WSW 15 29 SW 14 27 SW 12 24 SSW 12 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG M M G
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73% 72% 78% 77% 60% 50% 68% 78% 85%
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0 0 0 1 3 4 2 1 0
Sunrise: 05:18 Sunset: 20:56 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 29 July 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
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Light rain Overcast Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
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SSW 13 25 SW 12 25 SW 11 22 WSW 12 25 WSW 12 26 WSW 12 25 SW 10 21 SW 9 19
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VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG
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88% 89% 87% 76% 58% 54% 63% 74%
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0 0 1 3 6 3 1 0
Sunrise: 05:19 Sunset: 20:54 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 30 July 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy
10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
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16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 17 ° 20 ° 20 ° 19 ° 17 °
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SW 8 16 SW 7 14 SW 7 15 SW 10 21 SW 13 26 SW 15 31 SW 13 27 SW 9 20
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VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
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80% 83% 85% 70% 60% 57% 62% 71%
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0 0 1 4 5 3 1 0
Sunrise: 05:21 Sunset: 20:53 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 31 July 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 10%
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16 ° 14 ° 15 ° 17 ° 20 ° 20 ° 19 ° 17 °
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15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 16 ° 18 ° 19 ° 18 ° 16 °
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SW 8 16 SSW 7 13 SSW 6 12 SSW 8 18 SSW 10 20 SSW 9 20 SSW 9 18 SSW 6 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
81% 87% 86% 71% 59% 58% 66% 77%
UV index Expand
0 0 1 3 5 3 1 0
Sunrise: 05:22 Sunset: 20:51 Moon phase: First quarter
Tuesday (Tuesday 1 August 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 30% 10%
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15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 16 ° 18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 16 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 6 11 SW 5 10 WSW 4 10 SW 6 14 SW 8 18 SW 9 20 SSW 9 19 SW 8 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
84% 86% 87% 76% 64% 61% 61% 72%
UV index Expand
0 0 1 3 4 3 1 0
Sunrise: 05:24 Sunset: 20:50 Moon phase: First quarter
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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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