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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
  • Light rain 16 °C

    13 °C

  • Sunny day 15 °C

    10 °C

  • Overcast 13 °C

    8 °C

  • Sunny intervals 12 °C

    8 °C

  • Cloudy 13 °C

    9 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    5 °C

Tuesday (Tuesday 24 October 2017)
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Warnings
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Overcast Light shower day Heavy rain Heavy rain Light shower day Light rain Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
10% <5% <5% 10% 10% 80% 90% 90% 80% 20% 40% 80% 80% 40% 50% 20% 20% 10% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 °
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12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 7 16 SW 7 18 WSW 9 22 SW 9 22 SSW 7 17 S 5 13 S 7 16 S 9 22 SSW 12 27 SW 14 29 SW 14 30 SW 14 31 SW 14 30 SW 14 29 SW 13 28 SW 13 27 SW 13 27 SW 13 26 SW 12 25 SW 12 25 SW 13 27 SW 13 28 SSW 14 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G M M M M G G G M G G G G G VG G VG VG VG
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93% 90% 88% 88% 91% 91% 93% 95% 94% 92% 92% 91% 90% 90% 89% 88% 89% 90% 91% 91% 90% 89% 88%
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1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:48 Sunset: 17:54 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 25 October 2017)
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Warnings
Overcast Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 50% 50% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 14 ° 15 ° 12 ° 11 °
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12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 12 ° 11 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 14 29 SSW 14 28 SW 15 31 W 9 19 W 8 16 W 8 15 WSW 7 13 SW 4 9 SSW 3 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG G
Humidity Expand
87% 87% 88% 88% 78% 67% 63% 78% 88%
UV index Expand
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:50 Sunset: 17:52 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 26 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Light rain Light rain Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Partly cloudy night
10% 60% 50% 20% 10% 20% 20% 10%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 °
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SW 3 6 SW 3 5 SSE 2 5 SSW 4 8 WSW 5 10 WNW 5 10 NW 5 11 WNW 6 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G M M G G G G VG
Humidity Expand
93% 93% 93% 91% 90% 89% 88% 91%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:52 Sunset: 17:50 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 27 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Clear night Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Cloudy
10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 9 ° 8 ° 9 ° 12 ° 12 ° 9 ° 9 °
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8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 7 ° 10 ° 10 ° 8 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NW 6 13 NW 6 12 NW 7 13 NW 8 16 NW 9 19 NW 10 19 NW 6 12 WNW 7 14
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
94% 95% 93% 90% 74% 70% 81% 85%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:54 Sunset: 17:48 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 28 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 12 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 °
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6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 7 ° 9 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 8 15 WNW 10 19 WNW 10 21 WNW 12 24 WNW 12 25 WNW 14 27 WNW 13 25 WNW 13 25
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
87% 87% 87% 81% 80% 79% 85% 86%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:56 Sunset: 17:46 Moon phase: First quarter
Sunday (Sunday 29 October 2017)
01:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 °
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8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 9 ° 9 ° 7 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NW 13 24 NW 12 23 NW 10 19 NW 9 17 NNW 9 18 NW 8 17 NW 7 13 NW 7 13
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
85% 85% 85% 84% 73% 74% 79% 84%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:58 Sunset: 17:44 Moon phase: First quarter
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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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