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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
  • Heavy rain 2 °C

    2 °C

  • Cloudy 7 °C

    3 °C

  • Sunny intervals 8 °C

    8 °C

  • Heavy rain 10 °C

    5 °C

  • Cloudy 8 °C

    5 °C

  • Cloudy 8 °C

    4 °C

  • Cloudy 9 °C

    5 °C

Saturday (Saturday 15 December 2018)
Now 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 Overcast Light snow Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night
10% 10% 50% 60% 60% 80% 90% ≥95% ≥95% 90% 90% 50% 10% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 4 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 °
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-4 ° -4 ° -4 ° -5 ° -5 ° -5 ° -5 ° -4 ° -4 ° -3 ° -2 ° 0 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SE 13 29 SE 12 27 SE 13 27 SE 14 29 SE 16 32 SE 15 32 SE 15 32 SE 16 35 SE 17 37 SE 17 37 SSE 15 33 SSE 14 32 S 13 29 SSW 15 33 SW 16 34 SW 14 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M M M M M M M M G M G VG VG E E
Humidity
76% 77% 81% 87% 89% 93% 90% 92% 92% 92% 93% 94% 92% 86% 81% 81%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:12 Sunset: 15:53 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 16 December 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
Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night Heavy rain Heavy rain Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 20% 50% 90% 80% 40% 20% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
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2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 13 29 SW 11 26 SW 10 24 SW 8 21 SSW 8 21 SSW 8 20 SSW 7 19 SSW 8 19 SSW 8 19 SSW 8 20 S 8 19 S 8 18 S 7 17 SSE 8 18 SSE 9 19 SSE 9 21 SSE 10 22 SSE 9 20 S 10 20 SSW 9 19 SW 8 18 SW 8 18 WSW 8 17 WSW 8 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E VG VG VG VG G G G G G G G G G G G G M M G G G G VG
Humidity
81% 84% 85% 88% 88% 91% 92% 93% 93% 94% 93% 90% 88% 87% 87% 88% 89% 91% 92% 92% 92% 91% 91% 90%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:12 Sunset: 15:54 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 17 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 6 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 3 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 7 17 WSW 7 17 SW 7 16 SSW 7 16 SSW 10 20 S 12 24 S 14 29 S 16 33
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G G G VG VG VG
Humidity
91% 91% 92% 92% 90% 88% 91% 90%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:13 Sunset: 15:54 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 18 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Overcast Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Cloudy
10% 20% 20% 60% 90% ≥95% 80% 10%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 18 36 S 19 39 S 21 43 S 23 46 S 23 47 S 19 38 SSW 12 25 SSW 12 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G M M M G
Humidity
89% 87% 86% 83% 87% 89% 90% 90%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:14 Sunset: 15:54 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (Wednesday 19 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 7 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 4 ° 5 ° 3 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 12 24 SSW 11 22 SSW 10 20 SSW 10 21 SSW 12 24 SSW 12 23 SSW 11 22 SSW 11 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G VG VG VG G G
Humidity
91% 92% 91% 91% 86% 84% 88% 90%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:15 Sunset: 15:54 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 20 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 3 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 10 20 SW 10 19 SW 9 17 WSW 9 18 W 11 21 W 10 20 W 9 18 WSW 9 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G VG VG G G
Humidity
91% 92% 91% 91% 86% 83% 88% 91%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:15 Sunset: 15:55 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Friday (Friday 21 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 9 16 SW 9 17 SW 9 17 SSW 9 18 SSW 11 22 SSW 11 22 SSW 11 21 SSW 10 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G
Humidity
93% 94% 94% 94% 92% 90% 91% 92%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:16 Sunset: 15:55 Moon phase: Full
< Birmingham last 24 hours Issued at:

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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