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Birmingham's Frankfurt Christmas market

Gingerbread biscuits at a Christmas market

Thu 17 NovThu 29 Dec 2016

Between 17 November and 29 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
  • Cloudy 12 °C

    8 °C

  • Heavy rain 10 °C

    4 °C

  • Light rain 7 °C

    3 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    2 °C

  • Light rain 9 °C

    8 °C

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    8 °C

Tuesday (Tuesday 23 January 2018)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light shower day Sunny intervals Light shower day Light rain Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 60% 20% 50% 10% 10% 10% 30% <5% 30% 50% 10% <5% <5% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 °
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SW 7 22 SW 9 23 SSW 8 21 SSW 10 24 SSW 12 28 SSW 13 29 SSW 13 29 SSW 12 27 SSW 13 30 SSW 13 29 SSW 14 29 SW 12 27 SW 15 31 SW 16 34 SW 16 32 SW 15 31 SW 14 30 SW 13 29 SW 13 28 SW 13 28 SW 12 26 SW 11 25 SSW 12 28 SSW 14 31
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:03 Sunset: 16:37 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 24 January 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy
10% 50% 90% 90% 70% 40% 10% 20%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 °
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6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 1 °
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SSW 16 34 SSW 21 43 SSW 23 47 WSW 18 36 SW 14 32 SW 14 28 SW 14 28 SW 14 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G P G VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
91% 89% 86% 86% 85% 82% 85% 84%
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1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:02 Sunset: 16:39 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
Thursday (Thursday 25 January 2018)
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Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light shower night Partly cloudy night
<5% 10% <5% 10% 10% 40% 30% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 4 °
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SW 13 27 SW 12 24 SSW 12 24 SSW 12 24 SW 14 28 SSW 13 25 SW 10 19 WSW 9 17
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
88% 90% 90% 90% 79% 77% 86% 89%
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1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:00 Sunset: 16:40 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 26 January 2018)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% <5% 10% <5% <5% 10% 20%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 5 ° 6 ° 4 ° 3 °
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1 ° 0 ° -1 ° 0 ° 2 ° 3 ° 2 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 9 17 WNW 8 17 NW 9 17 NW 9 17 NW 9 18 WNW 8 16 W 6 11 SSW 6 12
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
89% 90% 92% 90% 83% 75% 82% 87%
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1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:59 Sunset: 16:42 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 27 January 2018)
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Warnings
Light shower night Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain Cloudy Cloudy
40% 20% 10% 10% 20% 50% 20% 10%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 °
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-1 ° -1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 9 17 SSW 9 18 SSW 9 17 SSW 10 19 SW 11 22 SW 12 24 SW 12 22 WSW 11 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G G G G G VG
Humidity Expand
93% 94% 94% 91% 88% 92% 94% 93%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:58 Sunset: 16:44 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Sunday (Sunday 28 January 2018)
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Warnings
Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 9 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 °
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7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 8 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 10 19 WSW 9 17 WSW 9 17 WSW 10 19 SW 13 25 WSW 12 24 SW 12 22 SW 13 24
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
92% 93% 93% 93% 89% 88% 91% 90%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:56 Sunset: 16:46 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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17 November - 29 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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