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Chinese New Year 2017 weather forecast

2017 is the year of the rooster

Sat 28 Jan 2017

Join the largest celebration of the Chinese New Year outside of Asia, when Chinatown London becomes a giant street party.

Last year's event saw 300,000 people join the celebrations throughout Chinatown, Leicester Square and Trafalgar Square, and this year should be no different. The streets will be filled with colour as visiting Chinese acrobats and musicians parade with giant Chinese dragons and lions. The night culminates with a spectacular fireworks display over Leicester Square.

Further celebrations are held across the UK over the weekend including events in Liverpool, Manchester and Newcastle.

The official Chinese New Year starts on Saturday 28 January. Each year in the Chinese Lunar Calendar is represented by an animal, and 2017 is the year of the rooster.

Back to the events calendar

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    11 °C

  • Light rain 16 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 18 °C

    14 °C

  • Overcast 18 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 17 °C

    13 °C

  • Overcast 16 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    10 °C

Sunday (Sunday 22 October 2017)
Now 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 °
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10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 11 25 W 9 21 W 9 20 W 8 19 W 7 17 W 7 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
67% 70% 75% 75% 78% 81%
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Sunrise: 07:36 Sunset: 17:53 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 23 October 2017)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 20% 60% 60% 80% 80% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 °
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9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 8 19 WSW 8 19 WSW 8 19 WSW 7 16 WSW 7 15 SW 6 14 SW 5 13 SW 5 13 SW 6 16 SW 6 16 SSW 7 16 SSW 7 16 SW 8 17 SW 8 18 SW 8 18 SW 8 16 WSW 7 15 WSW 6 15 WSW 6 15 WSW 6 15 WSW 6 14 WSW 5 13 WSW 5 12 WSW 5 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G G G G G G M M M M M M M M M M M M M G
Humidity Expand
79% 79% 80% 83% 86% 87% 87% 87% 88% 88% 89% 91% 92% 92% 93% 93% 92% 91% 91% 91% 91% 91% 92% 93%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:38 Sunset: 17:51 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
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 Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% 10% 50% 50% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 16 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 15 °
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13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 16 ° 14 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 5 12 SW 5 12 SSW 4 12 SSW 7 17 SW 10 22 SW 13 28 SW 12 27 SW 12 26 SW 12 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M G G G G G G VG VG
Humidity Expand
94% 93% 92% 94% 91% 84% 81% 82% 84%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:39 Sunset: 17:49 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 Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 15 °
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13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 11 23 SW 10 20 SW 9 18 SW 9 19 WSW 9 19 WSW 8 16 SW 6 13 SW 6 12
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% 88% 89% 85% 75% 72% 78% 87%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:41 Sunset: 17:47 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 Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 14 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 14 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 15 ° 16 ° 15 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 6 11 SW 5 10 SW 5 10 SW 6 12 SW 7 15 WSW 7 14 WSW 6 12 WSW 6 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
88% 89% 90% 88% 76% 73% 80% 85%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:43 Sunset: 17:45 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 Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 15 ° 16 ° 14 ° 13 °
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13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 7 13 W 7 14 W 7 14 W 8 16 W 10 20 WNW 10 20 WNW 8 17 W 8 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
88% 90% 90% 88% 79% 74% 80% 83%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:45 Sunset: 17:43 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 Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 14 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 8 17 W 9 17 W 9 18 W 10 20 W 12 24 W 12 25 W 11 23 W 12 23
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
86% 87% 86% 83% 75% 72% 76% 79%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:46 Sunset: 17:42 Moon phase: First quarter
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28 January - Join the biggest Chinese New Year celebration outside of Asia. Check the London forecast if you are celebrating in the capital.

To find out the full schedule of London events and to join in this free celebration, visit the China Town London website. 

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