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Birmingham's Frankfurt Christmas market 2018

Gingerbread biscuits at a Christmas market

Thu 15 NovSun 23 Dec 2018

Between 15 November and 23 December, Birmingham is transformed into a Christmas grotto as the Frankfurt Christmas market arrives in the city centre. Now in its 15th year, the market attracts thousands of visitors every year.

Up to 180 wooden traditional huts fill New Street and Victoria Square in the centre of Birmingham with Christmas crafts, decorations, handmade jewellery and gifts.

There are also a number of stalls selling traditional German winter food and drink, including:

  • Mulled Wine (gluhwein) and German beer
  • Grilled sausage
  • German spiced biscuits
  • Marzipan sweets
  • Pretzels
  • Crepes
  • Sunny day 15 °C

    10 °C

  • Sunny day 19 °C

    10 °C

  • Sunny day 19 °C

    10 °C

  • Sunny day 15 °C

    6 °C

  • Sunny intervals 14 °C

    8 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    8 °C

  • Sunny intervals 13 °C

    6 °C

Tuesday (Tuesday 25 September 2018)
Now 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
Warnings
Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 5 ° 7 ° 9 ° 11 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 °
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2 ° 4 ° 6 ° 8 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 2 11 SSE 3 13 S 4 13 SSW 5 10 SSW 6 10 SSW 8 15 SSW 10 18 SSW 10 19 SSW 10 20 SW 10 21 SW 10 21 SW 10 20 SW 9 19 SW 8 19 SSW 8 19 SSW 8 19 SSW 9 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
94% 85% 72% 63% 58% 43% 40% 40% 40% 41% 45% 49% 53% 59% 64% 69% 73%
UV index
1 1 2 2 3 4 3 2 2 1 1
Sunrise: 06:58 Sunset: 19:00 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (Wednesday 26 September 2018)
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
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
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Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 15 ° 16 ° 17 ° 18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 15 ° 14 °
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9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 15 ° 16 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 9 22 SSW 9 22 SW 10 23 SW 9 21 SW 9 21 SW 9 21 SW 8 19 SW 8 19 SW 8 20 SW 9 19 SW 9 17 SW 9 18 SW 9 17 WSW 9 17 WSW 8 16 WSW 8 15 WSW 7 14 WSW 6 13 WSW 6 12 SW 5 11 WSW 4 10 WSW 4 9 WSW 4 8 WSW 3 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG G G G G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G G G G
Humidity
74% 77% 79% 81% 82% 82% 83% 82% 79% 76% 72% 69% 65% 63% 63% 62% 60% 62% 65% 69% 73% 76% 80% 83%
UV index
1 2 2 2 3 3 3 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:59 Sunset: 18:57 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 27 September 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 ° 13 ° 18 ° 19 ° 16 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
14 ° 13 ° 12 ° 10 ° 12 ° 16 ° 17 ° 15 ° 12 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 3 6 SW 2 5 SSW 4 8 SSW 5 12 SW 7 15 SW 8 18 W 8 18 WNW 7 14 NW 7 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
85% 87% 88% 88% 76% 52% 45% 66% 83%
UV index
2 3 1
Sunrise: 07:01 Sunset: 18:55 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3
Friday (Friday 28 September 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Partly cloudy night Clear night
<5% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 11 ° 13 ° 14 ° 12 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
10 ° 9 ° 8 ° 9 ° 11 ° 12 ° 10 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 7 14 NNE 8 16 NNE 8 16 NE 10 20 NE 10 21 NE 10 21 NE 7 15 NE 6 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
87% 83% 84% 77% 59% 52% 59% 70%
UV index
2 3 1
Sunrise: 07:03 Sunset: 18:53 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 29 September 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 9 ° 13 ° 14 ° 12 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 6 ° 5 ° 8 ° 12 ° 13 ° 12 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ENE 5 9 NNW 4 7 N 4 7 N 4 9 SSE 5 13 S 5 13 SE 4 9 S 5 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
79% 84% 88% 75% 56% 53% 62% 74%
UV index
2 3 1
Sunrise: 07:05 Sunset: 18:50 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 30 September 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 10 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 9 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 4 8 NNW 4 7 WNW 5 8 WNW 6 12 NW 8 17 NW 9 18 NW 8 16 NNW 7 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
82% 86% 87% 77% 64% 64% 69% 78%
UV index
2 3 1
Sunrise: 07:06 Sunset: 18:48 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
Monday (Monday 1 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny day Clear night Partly cloudy night
10% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 8 ° 11 ° 11 ° 9 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 6 12 NW 6 12 WNW 6 12 NW 7 15 NW 9 20 N 9 19 N 8 15 NNE 7 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
83% 85% 86% 78% 61% 59% 67% 77%
UV index
2 2 1
Sunrise: 07:08 Sunset: 18:46 Moon phase: Third quarter
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15 November - 23 December - Check the Birmingham weather forecast if you are planning to visit this year's Frankfurt Christmas market.

Birmingham's Frankfurt Christmas market opens on 17 November and runs through until 29 December. The market opens daily from 10:00 and stays open through to 21:00.

The Christmas market is an outdoor event, so check your local forecast to decide whether you need your gloves or your brolly.

Check the Birmingham weather while you are planning your visit to the Christmas market.

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