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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.

  • 9 °C

    6 °C

    Sunny intervals
  • 10 °C

    8 °C

    Overcast
  • 11 °C

    7 °C

    Cloudy
  • 8 °C

    4 °C

    Heavy shower day
  • 9 °C

    4 °C

    Light rain
  • 9 °C

    4 °C

    Cloudy
  • 10 °C

    3 °C

    Sunny intervals
Friday (24 February 2017)
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
Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny day Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C) arrow down
3  ° 3  ° 4  ° 6  ° 7  ° 7  ° 8  ° 8  ° 9  ° 9  ° 8  ° 8  ° 8  ° 7  ° 7  ° 7  ° 7  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
-1  ° 0  ° 1  ° 2  ° 4  ° 5  ° 6  ° 6  ° 7  ° 7  ° 7  ° 7  ° 6  ° 6  ° 5  ° 5  ° 4  °
Precipitation probability arrow down
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
W 8 17 W 8 15 WNW 9 18 WNW 10 19 NW 10 19 NW 9 17 NW 9 18 WNW 8 16 WNW 8 16 WNW 7 15 WNW 6 13 W 5 11 SW 5 11 SW 5 12 SW 6 14 SW 7 15 SW 7 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G G G VG VG
Humidity arrow down
82% 78% 75% 66% 60% 53% 50% 46% 44% 45% 49% 51% 55% 59% 62% 66% 69%
UV index arrow down
0 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sunrise: 06:58 Sunset: 17:32 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 3
Saturday (25 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
Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light rain Light rain Light rain Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain Overcast Light rain Overcast Overcast Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Overcast Overcast Light rain
Temperature (°C) arrow down
6  ° 7  ° 7  ° 7  ° 7  ° 7  ° 8  ° 8  ° 8  ° 8  ° 8  ° 9  ° 9  ° 9  ° 10  ° 9  ° 9  ° 9  ° 9  ° 9  ° 9  ° 9  ° 9  ° 9  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
4  ° 4  ° 4  ° 4  ° 4  ° 4  ° 5  ° 5  ° 5  ° 5  ° 5  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  ° 6  °
Precipitation probability arrow down
10% 10% 10% 40% 50% 50% 10% 10% 10% 10% 40% 20% 40% 10% 20% 50% 50% 80% 50% 50% 50% 20% 20% 50%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
SSW 7 16 SSW 8 18 SSW 8 19 SSW 9 20 SSW 9 21 SSW 11 24 SSW 11 25 SSW 12 27 SW 13 29 SW 14 29 SW 14 29 SW 15 30 SW 15 31 SW 15 31 SW 15 32 SW 16 33 SW 16 33 SW 15 31 SW 15 31 SW 14 30 SW 14 31 SW 14 29 SW 13 28 SW 13 27
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 VG G G G G G G G M G G G G G G G
Humidity arrow down
69% 69% 72% 77% 82% 84% 83% 83% 80% 80% 81% 81% 81% 80% 79% 82% 83% 84% 84% 86% 89% 90% 91% 92%
UV index arrow down
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 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
Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light rain
Temperature (°C) arrow down
10  ° 9  ° 8  ° 9  ° 11  ° 11  ° 10  ° 10  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
7  ° 7  ° 6  ° 6  ° 8  ° 8  ° 7  ° 7  °
Precipitation probability arrow down
50% 20% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 50%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
SW 13 26 WSW 11 22 WSW 10 21 SW 10 21 SW 16 32 SW 18 37 SW 18 36 SSW 18 36
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G G VG VG G G G
Humidity arrow down
92% 88% 83% 84% 74% 74% 80% 83%
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
Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Heavy shower day Heavy shower day Heavy shower night Partly cloudy night
Temperature (°C) arrow down
10  ° 8  ° 7  ° 7  ° 8  ° 8  ° 7  ° 5  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
6  ° 6  ° 4  ° 4  ° 4  ° 4  ° 3  ° 2  °
Precipitation probability arrow down
60% 80% 80% 60% 70% 60% 60% <5%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
SW 16 31 SW 11 21 SW 10 19 SSW 11 22 SSW 16 32 SW 17 34 SW 13 26 SW 12 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G M G G G G VG VG
Humidity arrow down
85% 87% 87% 85% 75% 71% 74% 76%
UV index arrow down
0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
Sunrise: 06:51 Sunset: 17:37 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (28 February 2017)
00 00 03 00 06 00 09 00 12 00 15 00 18 00 21 00
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light shower night Clear night
Temperature (°C) arrow down
5  ° 5  ° 4  ° 5  ° 7  ° 8  ° 7  ° 6  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
1  ° 1  ° 1  ° 2  ° 4  ° 5  ° 4  ° 2  °
Precipitation probability arrow down
10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 40% 40% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
SW 12 23 SSW 11 21 SSW 9 18 WSW 10 19 W 13 27 W 15 29 W 13 26 W 13 26
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity arrow down
77% 80% 84% 81% 66% 59% 64% 73%
UV index arrow down
0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0
Sunrise: 06:49 Sunset: 17:39 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (1 March 2017)
00 00 03 00 06 00 09 00 12 00 15 00 18 00 21 00
Partly cloudy night Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C) arrow down
5  ° 5  ° 4  ° 5  ° 8  ° 9  ° 8  ° 7  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
1  ° 1  ° 1  ° 2  ° 5  ° 6  ° 5  ° 4  °
Precipitation probability arrow down
10% <5% <5% 10% 10% 40% 20% 20%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
W 13 25 W 12 24 WSW 11 21 WSW 11 21 WSW 12 24 WSW 13 26 WSW 12 24 WSW 12 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG VG VG G G G
Humidity arrow down
77% 79% 80% 82% 70% 67% 72% 77%
UV index arrow down
0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0
Sunrise: 06:47 Sunset: 17:41 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Thursday (2 March 2017)
00 00 03 00 06 00 09 00 12 00 15 00 18 00 21 00
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Clear night Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Temperature (°C) arrow down
6  ° 5  ° 5  ° 6  ° 9  ° 10  ° 9  ° 7  °
Warnings
Weather warnings may have been issued
Feels like temperature (°C) arrow down
3  ° 1  ° 1  ° 2  ° 5  ° 7  ° 6  ° 4  °
Precipitation probability arrow down
20% 20% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
WSW 12 24 WSW 14 27 W 13 25 WSW 13 25 WSW 15 30 WSW 14 28 WSW 12 23 WSW 10 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity arrow down
80% 80% 79% 76% 63% 61% 67% 75%
UV index arrow down
0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0
Sunrise: 06:45 Sunset: 17:42 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
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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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