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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.

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    12 °C

  • Cloudy 19 °C

    12 °C

  • Cloudy 16 °C

    9 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    8 °C

  • Sunny intervals 15 °C

    8 °C

  • Sunny intervals 15 °C

    9 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    7 °C

Wednesday (29 March 2017)
1900 2000 2100 2200 2300
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Warnings
Temperature (°C) arrow down
14  ° 14  ° 14  ° 14  ° 13  °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
12  ° 12  ° 12  ° 12  ° 12  °
Precipitation probability Expand
10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 10 21 SSW 10 20 SSW 9 20 SSW 9 19 SSW 8 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G
Humidity Expand
74% 76% 76% 74% 75%
UV index Expand
1 0 0 0 0
Sunrise: 06:44 Sunset: 19:28 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Thursday (30 March 2017)
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Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Warnings
Temperature (°C) arrow down
13  ° 13  ° 13  ° 13  ° 12  ° 12  ° 12  ° 12  ° 13  ° 13  ° 14  ° 16  ° 17  ° 18  ° 19  ° 19  ° 19  ° 19  ° 19  ° 18  ° 18  ° 17  ° 16  ° 16  °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
12  ° 11  ° 11  ° 11  ° 11  ° 11  ° 11  ° 11  ° 11  ° 12  ° 13  ° 14  ° 15  ° 16  ° 16  ° 16  ° 17  ° 17  ° 17  ° 16  ° 16  ° 16  ° 15  ° 15  °
Precipitation probability Expand
<5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 8 20 SSW 9 21 SSW 8 21 SSW 8 20 SSW 8 19 SSW 7 18 SSW 7 17 SSW 7 17 SSW 6 16 SSW 7 17 SSW 8 18 SSW 10 19 S 11 20 S 11 21 S 11 22 S 11 22 S 11 22 S 10 21 S 9 19 SSE 8 17 SSE 7 16 SSE 7 16 SSE 7 17 SSE 8 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G VG VG G G G G G G G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG G G G VG VG
Humidity Expand
75% 74% 74% 73% 74% 75% 75% 74% 71% 67% 64% 59% 55% 50% 47% 46% 46% 48% 51% 56% 59% 60% 61% 63%
UV index Expand
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 2 3 4 3 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
Sunrise: 06:42 Sunset: 19:30 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Friday (31 March 2017)
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Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Warnings
Temperature (°C) arrow down
15  ° 15  ° 13  ° 12  ° 13  ° 15  ° 15  ° 14  ° 11  °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
14  ° 13  ° 12  ° 11  ° 11  ° 12  ° 13  ° 12  ° 10  °
Precipitation probability Expand
<5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 8 19 SSE 8 20 S 8 18 SSW 8 18 SSW 11 22 SW 13 26 SW 13 26 SSW 10 20 S 7 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
67% 70% 77% 82% 78% 66% 58% 62% 76%
UV index Expand
0 0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 06:39 Sunset: 19:32 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Saturday (1 April 2017)
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Light shower day Partly cloudy night
Warnings
Temperature (°C) arrow down
10  ° 10  ° 9  ° 11  ° 13  ° 15  ° 14  ° 12  °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
9  ° 8  ° 8  ° 10  ° 12  ° 13  ° 12  ° 11  °
Precipitation probability Expand
<5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 30% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 7 13 S 6 11 S 6 11 SSW 7 15 SSW 8 18 SW 9 19 WSW 6 13 WSW 6 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
84% 88% 92% 82% 66% 58% 63% 74%
UV index Expand
0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0
Sunrise: 06:37 Sunset: 19:33 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Sunday (2 April 2017)
0100 0400 0700 1000 1300 1600 1900 2200
Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
Warnings
Temperature (°C) arrow down
10  ° 9  ° 8  ° 10  ° 13  ° 15  ° 14  ° 13  °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
9  ° 7  ° 6  ° 8  ° 12  ° 14  ° 14  ° 12  °
Precipitation probability Expand
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 6 11 WNW 6 11 NW 5 10 NW 6 14 WNW 6 15 WNW 6 15 WNW 5 11 WNW 4 8
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
83% 86% 87% 75% 57% 49% 52% 62%
UV index Expand
0 0 1 2 4 2 1 0
Sunrise: 06:35 Sunset: 19:35 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Monday (3 April 2017)
0100 0400 0700 1000 1300 1600 1900 2200
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy
Warnings
Temperature (°C) arrow down
11  ° 9  ° 8  ° 11  ° 14  ° 15  ° 14  ° 11  °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
10  ° 8  ° 7  ° 9  ° 12  ° 13  ° 12  ° 10  °
Precipitation probability Expand
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 4 8 SSW 5 8 SSW 5 10 SSW 8 16 SW 10 22 SW 11 23 SW 10 20 SW 9 18
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
73% 80% 86% 77% 62% 60% 66% 79%
UV index Expand
0 0 1 2 3 1 1 0
Sunrise: 06:33 Sunset: 19:37 Moon phase: First quarter
Tuesday (4 April 2017)
0100 0400 0700 1000 1300 1600 1900 2200
Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
Warnings
Temperature (°C) arrow down
10  ° 10  ° 9  ° 10  ° 13  ° 14  ° 13  ° 11  °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
8  ° 8  ° 8  ° 9  ° 11  ° 12  ° 12  ° 10  °
Precipitation probability Expand
10% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 9 17 SW 9 17 WSW 8 16 W 9 18 WNW 10 21 NW 10 20 NW 9 19 NNW 8 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
85% 86% 87% 80% 67% 60% 60% 67%
UV index Expand
0 0 1 1 3 1 1 0
Sunrise: 06:30 Sunset: 19:38 Moon phase: First quarter

Issued at:

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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