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Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On 2017 weather forecast

Blackpool illuminations

Fri 1 Sep 2017

Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On will be held on the Tower Festival Headland Arena on Friday 1 September and has been described as Blackpool's biggest and brightest night of the year.

The free Switch-On concert will include performances from Example, DJ Wire, Diversity, Conor Maynard and Louisa Johnson. The concert marks the beginning of the Blackpool Illuminations, which lights the Blackpool skyline until the 5 November and attracts over 3 million visitors from across the country.

If you are heading to Blackpool's Promenade, make sure you check the weather forecast below to prepare sufficiently for a visit full of lights, music, and attractions.

For more information on the event, visit Blackpool Council's Switch-On website.

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 16 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    12 °C

  • Light shower day 14 °C

    10 °C

  • Light shower day 13 °C

    10 °C

Sunday (Sunday 22 October 2017)
Now 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 Heavy shower night Light rain Drizzle Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy
10% 70% 50% 30% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 °
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5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 42 53 W 40 50 WNW 39 51 WNW 40 54 WNW 37 49 WNW 36 49 WNW 35 47 WNW 35 47 WNW 34 46 WNW 33 44 WNW 31 43 WNW 28 40 WNW 25 36 WNW 24 35 WNW 22 32 WNW 20 29 WNW 18 26 WNW 17 25 W 15 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E
Humidity Expand
81% 81% 80% 79% 78% 78% 76% 72% 72% 72% 68% 68% 69% 71% 73% 74% 78% 78% 79%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:52 Sunset: 18:00 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Monday (Monday 23 October 2017)
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 Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 20% 10% 10% 40% 50% 50% 50% 50% 20% 20% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 15 22 WSW 13 20 WSW 12 17 SW 11 16 S 12 16 SSE 11 17 SSE 12 19 SSE 13 22 SSE 14 22 SSE 14 22 S 14 22 SSW 16 25 SW 15 24 WSW 14 23 WSW 13 22 WSW 13 21 WSW 13 20 WSW 12 19 WSW 11 18 SW 10 16 SSW 10 16 S 10 16 S 9 16 SSE 10 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
E E E VG VG G G G G M G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G
Humidity Expand
81% 82% 85% 90% 92% 92% 93% 94% 95% 95% 95% 93% 91% 87% 85% 84% 83% 85% 87% 89% 91% 90% 90% 90%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:54 Sunset: 17:58 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (Tuesday 24 October 2017)
00:00 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 Cloudy
10% 20% 60% 60% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 15 ° 16 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 °
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10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSE 11 19 SSE 12 21 S 16 25 SW 14 24 SW 12 20 SW 12 21 SW 12 20 SW 12 22 SW 12 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G VG VG G G VG VG
Humidity Expand
90% 89% 91% 92% 91% 85% 88% 90% 88%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:56 Sunset: 17:56 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 25 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 °
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12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 11 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 13 22 SW 13 21 SW 12 20 SW 11 20 SW 11 20 SW 10 17 SW 8 14 SSW 9 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
87% 88% 89% 87% 81% 81% 90% 91%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:58 Sunset: 17:54 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 Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
20% 20% 20% 10% 20% 20% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 9 15 S 8 14 S 9 15 SSW 9 16 SSW 10 17 SSW 9 16 SW 9 15 SW 10 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
91% 92% 92% 90% 84% 85% 88% 89%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:00 Sunset: 17:52 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
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 20% 20% 40% 40% 40% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 10 17 SW 11 19 WSW 12 20 W 12 21 W 14 25 W 14 24 W 13 22 W 13 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
90% 90% 89% 87% 82% 82% 83% 83%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:02 Sunset: 17:49 Moon phase: First quarter
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 Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Light shower night Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 30% 40% 40% 30% 30%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 13 23 WSW 14 24 W 15 26 W 17 29 WNW 19 33 W 18 31 W 17 30 W 17 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
84% 84% 84% 81% 78% 78% 79% 80%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:04 Sunset: 17:47 Moon phase: First quarter
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1 September - Check the weather forecast before heading out to watch the Blackpool Illuminations switch-on weekend.

Dubbed as 'the greatest free light show on earth', the 6 mile long display stretches along the Promenade from Starr Gate to Bispham, using over one million bulbs.

Keep checking the Blackpool weather forecast for the duration of the Illuminations between the 1 September - 5 November.

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