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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
  • Cloudy 23 °C

    16 °C

  • Cloudy 24 °C

    15 °C

  • Cloudy 22 °C

    15 °C

  • Cloudy 22 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 23 °C

    16 °C

  • Sunny intervals 26 °C

    16 °C

  • Sunny intervals 25 °C

    15 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 18 July 2018)
Now 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
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
19 ° 20 ° 21 ° 21 ° 22 ° 23 ° 23 ° 22 ° 22 ° 21 ° 20 ° 20 ° 19 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
18 ° 19 ° 19 ° 20 ° 21 ° 21 ° 21 ° 21 ° 21 ° 20 ° 19 ° 19 ° 18 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 5 10 SW 6 11 SW 7 13 SW 6 12 WSW 7 12 SW 7 12 WSW 8 13 W 6 10 W 6 11 WNW 7 11 NW 6 11 NW 5 10 NW 5 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
60% 55% 49% 48% 45% 43% 44% 46% 48% 56% 58% 61% 64%
UV index
4 5 5 4 4 3 2 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:06 Sunset: 21:20 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3 Pollen: L
Thursday (Thursday 19 July 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
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% 10% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
18 ° 18 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 17 ° 18 ° 19 ° 20 ° 21 ° 22 ° 22 ° 23 ° 24 ° 24 ° 24 ° 24 ° 23 ° 22 ° 20 ° 19 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
18 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 16 ° 17 ° 18 ° 19 ° 20 ° 21 ° 22 ° 23 ° 23 ° 23 ° 23 ° 23 ° 22 ° 21 ° 19 ° 18 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 5 9 NW 5 9 NW 5 9 NW 5 8 NW 5 9 NW 5 10 NW 6 10 NNW 6 10 NNW 5 10 NNW 5 10 NNW 5 10 NW 4 9 WNW 4 9 WNW 4 9 WNW 4 9 W 4 10 WNW 4 10 WNW 5 10 WNW 4 9 WNW 4 9 NW 5 10 NW 6 11 NNW 8 14 N 7 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG G G G G G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
68% 71% 74% 78% 81% 81% 81% 81% 76% 70% 63% 58% 54% 50% 47% 45% 43% 43% 42% 42% 45% 48% 52% 56%
UV index
1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:08 Sunset: 21:19 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3 Pollen: L
Friday (Friday 20 July 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light shower night
<5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 30% 40%
Temperature (°C)
18 ° 17 ° 15 ° 16 ° 18 ° 20 ° 22 ° 20 ° 17 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
17 ° 16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 18 ° 20 ° 20 ° 19 ° 17 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 6 12 N 6 11 N 4 8 NNW 4 9 NW 4 9 WNW 4 10 W 7 18 WNW 7 15 NW 5 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
58% 61% 68% 67% 55% 51% 47% 61% 75%
UV index
1 3 5 3 1
Sunrise: 05:09 Sunset: 21:18 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 4 Pollen: L
Saturday (Saturday 21 July 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Light shower day Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy
10% 10% 30% 10% <5% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 17 ° 21 ° 22 ° 20 ° 17 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
16 ° 15 ° 14 ° 16 ° 20 ° 20 ° 18 ° 16 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 4 7 NW 5 9 NNW 7 15 NNW 7 16 NW 6 16 NW 8 20 NNW 9 19 NNW 8 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G M VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
84% 88% 90% 75% 54% 47% 53% 67%
UV index
1 4 7 4 1
Sunrise: 05:10 Sunset: 21:17 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3 Pollen: L
Sunday (Sunday 22 July 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Sunny intervals Clear night
<5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 18 ° 20 ° 23 ° 23 ° 20 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
14 ° 13 ° 14 ° 17 ° 20 ° 22 ° 22 ° 20 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 7 14 NW 6 12 NW 5 11 WNW 6 14 WNW 6 15 WNW 6 15 NW 7 15 NW 6 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
77% 85% 83% 70% 63% 57% 59% 73%
UV index
1 4 6 4 1
Sunrise: 05:12 Sunset: 21:15 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3 Pollen: L
Monday (Monday 23 July 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
18 ° 16 ° 17 ° 21 ° 25 ° 26 ° 25 ° 22 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
18 ° 16 ° 18 ° 21 ° 24 ° 25 ° 24 ° 22 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 5 9 NNW 5 8 SW 3 8 SW 5 14 WSW 7 18 WSW 9 20 WSW 7 16 W 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% 88% 85% 69% 55% 48% 51% 62%
UV index
1 4 6 4 1
Sunrise: 05:13 Sunset: 21:14 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Tuesday (Tuesday 24 July 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
18 ° 17 ° 17 ° 20 ° 24 ° 24 ° 23 ° 21 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
19 ° 18 ° 17 ° 20 ° 23 ° 23 ° 23 ° 20 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 5 8 W 5 9 WSW 5 10 WSW 6 15 WSW 8 19 WSW 7 17 WNW 6 14 NW 6 11
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% 85% 86% 71% 53% 51% 52% 64%
UV index
1 4 6 3 1
Sunrise: 05:15 Sunset: 21:13 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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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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