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Bonfire night 2018 weather forecast

Fireworks on Bonfire night

Wed 5 DecMon 5 Nov 2018

Bonfire night, sometimes known as Fireworks night or Guy Fawkes night, is an annual celebration in the UK which takes place on the 5 November.

Bonfire night marks the day in 1605 when Guy Fawkes, a member of the gun powder plot, was arrested for his attempt to blow up the House of Lords. 

To celebrate the fact that the then King, James I had survived, people lit bonfires across London. This tradition continues today with a "Guy" on top of the bonfire to represent Guy Fawkes before setting off fireworks to mark the occasion.   

The weather forecast for the UK includes local weather forecasts by towns, cities and regions.

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    17 °C

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    13 °C

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    14 °C

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    15 °C

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    14 °C

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    17 °C

  • Sunny day 27 °C

    15 °C

Monday (Monday 25 June 2018)
Now 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 Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
25 ° 26 ° 27 ° 27 ° 28 ° 28 ° 28 ° 28 ° 27 ° 25 ° 23 ° 21 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
25 ° 26 ° 26 ° 26 ° 27 ° 27 ° 27 ° 27 ° 26 ° 24 ° 22 ° 21 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 2 4 NW 3 4 NW 3 5 NW 4 7 NNW 5 9 NNW 6 10 N 6 10 N 6 11 NNE 6 11 E 7 13 SE 6 11 ESE 6 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
33% 30% 29% 27% 26% 26% 27% 28% 31% 44% 54% 59%
UV index
7 8 7 6 5 3 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 04:44 Sunset: 21:22 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 5 Pollen: VH
Tuesday (Tuesday 26 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 day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
<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)
20 ° 19 ° 19 ° 18 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 18 ° 19 ° 20 ° 22 ° 23 ° 24 ° 25 ° 25 ° 25 ° 24 ° 23 ° 22 ° 20 ° 19 ° 17 ° 16 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
20 ° 19 ° 18 ° 18 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 18 ° 19 ° 20 ° 21 ° 22 ° 23 ° 23 ° 23 ° 23 ° 22 ° 21 ° 20 ° 19 ° 17 ° 15 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ESE 5 9 ESE 5 8 ESE 5 8 ESE 4 7 ESE 4 7 ESE 4 8 ESE 5 9 ESE 5 9 E 5 9 E 5 9 E 4 10 E 5 10 ENE 5 11 ENE 6 12 E 7 14 E 8 16 E 9 18 E 9 18 E 9 18 E 9 17 E 9 17 E 9 17 E 9 16 E 8 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG VG G G G G G G G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
62% 64% 66% 69% 73% 75% 74% 72% 69% 64% 59% 55% 49% 45% 42% 40% 39% 42% 45% 48% 53% 59% 66% 71%
UV index
1 1 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 7 6 5 3 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 04:45 Sunset: 21:22 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: VH
Wednesday (Wednesday 27 June 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
15 ° 14 ° 13 ° 14 ° 18 ° 22 ° 24 ° 22 ° 18 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
14 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 16 ° 20 ° 22 ° 20 ° 16 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
E 7 14 ENE 7 13 NE 7 12 ENE 8 16 ENE 8 18 ENE 9 20 ENE 9 21 E 10 21 ENE 8 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
75% 79% 84% 80% 59% 44% 37% 46% 61%
UV index
1 5 8 5 1
Sunrise: 04:45 Sunset: 21:22 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3 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 Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
15 ° 14 ° 15 ° 20 ° 25 ° 26 ° 25 ° 21 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
14 ° 13 ° 14 ° 19 ° 24 ° 24 ° 22 ° 19 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 7 14 NE 6 12 NE 7 15 NE 7 16 ENE 9 21 ENE 11 24 E 11 23 ENE 8 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
73% 86% 83% 66% 45% 40% 42% 56%
UV index
1 5 8 4 1
Sunrise: 04:45 Sunset: 21:22 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)
18 ° 15 ° 16 ° 20 ° 24 ° 25 ° 24 ° 19 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
17 ° 15 ° 14 ° 18 ° 22 ° 23 ° 21 ° 17 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 7 14 NE 7 14 NE 8 18 NE 9 21 NE 10 24 ENE 11 25 ENE 11 24 ENE 9 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
69% 79% 77% 57% 43% 40% 42% 57%
UV index
1 5 8 5 1
Sunrise: 04:46 Sunset: 21:21 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3 Pollen: VH
Saturday (Saturday 30 June 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy 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 ° 23 ° 26 ° 25 ° 22 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 17 ° 22 ° 24 ° 23 ° 20 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 8 18 NE 7 14 ENE 8 16 ENE 8 18 NE 8 19 ENE 9 21 ENE 9 20 E 8 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
73% 79% 77% 60% 42% 36% 39% 51%
UV index
1 5 8 4 1
Sunrise: 04:47 Sunset: 21:21 Moon phase: Full
Sunday (Sunday 1 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 day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
19 ° 18 ° 18 ° 21 ° 25 ° 26 ° 26 ° 22 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
18 ° 17 ° 17 ° 21 ° 25 ° 25 ° 24 ° 21 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
E 7 14 NE 7 13 NE 7 13 ENE 7 16 E 7 19 ESE 8 20 SE 9 20 SE 8 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
61% 66% 70% 61% 49% 45% 46% 62%
UV index
2 4 6 4 2
Sunrise: 04:47 Sunset: 21:21 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
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5 November - All those heading to fireworks displays will be hoping for clear skies.

Bonfires and weather

Did you know that bonfire night can have an effect on the weather we experience the following day?

The weather on the day following bonfire night will mainly depend on the strength of the wind.

Fresh winds will help clear the smoke particles and improve the visibility.

However, calmer conditions with lighter winds means there is a greater chance of smoke remaining in the air, which can also help mist or fog develop - called smog.

Whether you are planning your own firework display or attending an organised fireworks display you need to keep an eye on the weather forecast.

You can check the weather forecast for other events through the Events Calendar.

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