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Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On 2018 weather forecast

Blackpool illuminations

Fri 31 AugSun 4 Nov 2018

Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On will be held on the Tower Festival Headland Arena on 31 August and has been described as Blackpool's biggest and brightest night of the year.

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.

  • Sunny day 18 °C

    13 °C

  • Sunny day 20 °C

    15 °C

  • Sunny day 25 °C

    14 °C

  • Sunny day 25 °C

    14 °C

  • Sunny day 21 °C

    13 °C

  • Sunny day 22 °C

    13 °C

  • Sunny day 19 °C

    14 °C

Sunday (Sunday 24 June 2018)
Now 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
Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
15 ° 15 ° 16 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 15 ° 15 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 15 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 5 6 NW 5 7 NW 4 6 W 6 8 W 7 9 W 8 10 WNW 7 10 NW 7 9 NW 7 10 NW 6 9 NW 6 8 NW 4 7 NW 4 6 NW 4 6
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 VG
Humidity
72% 69% 64% 61% 62% 61% 61% 62% 64% 65% 68% 72% 74% 76%
UV index
5 6 7 8 7 6 5 3 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 04:41 Sunset: 21:47 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: VH
Monday (Monday 25 June 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 Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 15 ° 16 ° 17 ° 18 ° 18 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 ° 18 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 15 ° 16 ° 17 ° 17 ° 18 ° 17 ° 17 ° 18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 3 5 NW 3 4 WNW 4 5 NW 4 6 NW 4 5 NNW 4 5 N 3 5 NNE 3 4 W 3 5 WNW 3 4 W 3 6 W 5 8 W 6 10 WNW 7 12 WNW 8 12 NW 8 13 NW 8 14 NW 6 13 NW 6 12 NW 5 11 NW 5 11 NW 5 10 WNW 4 9 NW 4 7
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 VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
79% 81% 81% 82% 84% 86% 83% 78% 75% 69% 64% 63% 62% 61% 60% 57% 56% 55% 56% 57% 61% 66% 71% 75%
UV index
1 1 1 2 4 5 6 7 8 7 6 5 3 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 04:42 Sunset: 21:48 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: VH
Tuesday (Tuesday 26 June 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 16 ° 21 ° 24 ° 25 ° 25 ° 21 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
16 ° 16 ° 14 ° 15 ° 20 ° 24 ° 25 ° 24 ° 19 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 3 7 ENE 3 8 ESE 6 13 ESE 6 12 SE 6 12 SSW 5 12 NNE 6 13 NE 7 13 ESE 9 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G G G G VG VG VG
Humidity
77% 79% 79% 74% 58% 47% 43% 44% 57%
UV index
1 5 7 4 1
Sunrise: 04:42 Sunset: 21:47 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 6 Pollen: VH
Wednesday (Wednesday 27 June 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 day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
17 ° 14 ° 14 ° 18 ° 23 ° 24 ° 23 ° 20 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
16 ° 13 ° 13 ° 17 ° 23 ° 23 ° 22 ° 20 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ESE 8 14 ESE 7 12 ESE 8 14 SE 6 13 ESE 3 12 SW 6 14 ENE 6 12 E 6 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
67% 77% 78% 65% 53% 47% 50% 64%
UV index
1 5 7 4 1
Sunrise: 04:43 Sunset: 21:47 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 4 Pollen: VH
Thursday (Thursday 28 June 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 day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
17 ° 15 ° 15 ° 19 ° 21 ° 20 ° 19 ° 17 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
16 ° 14 ° 14 ° 19 ° 20 ° 19 ° 17 ° 16 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ESE 7 11 SE 6 10 SE 6 11 SSW 3 9 W 6 14 WNW 9 18 NW 10 19 WSW 6 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
70% 79% 76% 64% 57% 58% 69% 79%
UV index
1 5 7 4 1
Sunrise: 04:43 Sunset: 21:47 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3 Pollen: VH
Friday (Friday 29 June 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 day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
16 ° 14 ° 14 ° 18 ° 21 ° 21 ° 21 ° 17 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 16 ° 20 ° 20 ° 20 ° 17 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
E 9 16 E 7 12 ESE 8 14 ESE 8 17 SE 7 17 SE 7 17 SSE 7 14 SSE 6 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
78% 81% 76% 65% 55% 52% 55% 73%
UV index
1 5 7 4 1
Sunrise: 04:44 Sunset: 21:47 Moon phase: Full
Saturday (Saturday 30 June 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 day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 16 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 6 10 S 7 12 S 9 15 SW 10 19 WNW 11 23 NNW 12 23 NW 12 21 NNW 10 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
80% 84% 80% 70% 65% 62% 65% 72%
UV index
1 4 6 4 1
Sunrise: 04:45 Sunset: 21:47 Moon phase: Full
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31 August - Check the weather forecast before heading out to watch the Blackpool Illuminations switch-on weekend.

Running until 4 November, 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 - 4 November.

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