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Glasgow Christmas lights switch on

Christmas shoppers taking in the festive lights

Sun 19 Nov 2017

Christmas will officially begin in Glasgow on the 19 November when the city's Christmas lights are switched on.

The evening will feature live entertainment and music in the lead up to the switch-on, followed by a spectacular fireworks display.

The Glasgow Christmas lights switch on is a free ticketed event and takes place in George Square in the city centre from 18.00.

  • Sunny day 16 °C

    9 °C

  • Cloudy 16 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    10 °C

  • Sunny day 19 °C

    11 °C

  • Sunny day 22 °C

    13 °C

  • Sunny intervals 24 °C

    12 °C

  • Sunny day 24 °C

    12 °C

Thursday (Thursday 21 June 2018)
Now 23:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night
<5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
11 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 10 18 W 10 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG
Humidity
64% 67%
UV index
Sunrise: 04:31 Sunset: 22:06 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: H
Friday (Friday 22 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 intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy 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)
11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 11 21 WNW 9 19 WNW 9 20 WNW 9 20 WNW 7 16 WNW 6 15 W 6 13 W 7 13 W 8 15 WNW 9 16 WNW 10 18 WNW 10 18 WNW 10 19 WNW 10 19 WNW 10 19 WNW 11 21 WNW 12 23 WNW 12 23 WNW 12 23 WNW 12 22 WNW 11 22 WNW 11 21 WNW 10 20 WNW 9 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
71% 73% 76% 77% 76% 78% 77% 75% 73% 71% 67% 63% 62% 60% 58% 59% 62% 62% 63% 64% 64% 66% 68% 71%
UV index
1 1 1 2 3 4 4 5 6 5 5 4 3 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 04:31 Sunset: 22:07 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: H
Saturday (Saturday 23 June 2018)
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
<5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 14 ° 15 ° 14 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 9 17 W 9 17 W 7 16 W 9 16 WNW 11 21 W 11 23 W 11 22 W 9 19 W 7 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
75% 76% 80% 78% 71% 67% 65% 69% 78%
UV index
1 3 4 3 1
Sunrise: 04:32 Sunset: 22:07 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: H
Sunday (Sunday 24 June 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 10 ° 11 ° 13 ° 17 ° 18 ° 18 ° 16 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
10 ° 9 ° 10 ° 13 ° 15 ° 17 ° 17 ° 15 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 5 11 WSW 5 9 WSW 5 10 W 6 13 WSW 8 18 WSW 8 19 WSW 7 17 WSW 5 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
84% 88% 87% 73% 63% 57% 53% 69%
UV index
1 4 7 4 1
Sunrise: 04:32 Sunset: 22:07 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2 Pollen: VH
Monday (Monday 25 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)
13 ° 11 ° 12 ° 17 ° 20 ° 22 ° 21 ° 18 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
12 ° 11 ° 12 ° 16 ° 19 ° 20 ° 19 ° 18 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 3 6 SSW 2 5 SSW 2 4 WSW 4 9 WSW 6 16 WSW 7 18 W 7 15 W 4 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
85% 90% 87% 73% 54% 48% 43% 63%
UV index
1 5 7 4 1
Sunrise: 04:32 Sunset: 22:07 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: VH
Tuesday (Tuesday 26 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 intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
15 ° 13 ° 14 ° 18 ° 21 ° 23 ° 23 ° 19 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
15 ° 13 ° 14 ° 18 ° 21 ° 23 ° 23 ° 18 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 3 5 SSW 3 5 S 2 6 NE 2 7 WNW 3 10 WNW 4 13 W 5 12 NE 6 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
74% 85% 83% 67% 52% 49% 53% 73%
UV index
1 4 7 4 1
Sunrise: 04:33 Sunset: 22:07 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Wednesday (Wednesday 27 June 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny day Clear night
<5% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 12 ° 12 ° 16 ° 21 ° 24 ° 23 ° 19 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
14 ° 11 ° 11 ° 15 ° 21 ° 23 ° 23 ° 19 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ENE 6 12 ENE 6 13 ENE 6 14 ENE 7 16 ENE 7 17 NE 7 17 NW 7 16 W 5 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
85% 92% 91% 79% 66% 57% 58% 74%
UV index
1 4 7 4 1
Sunrise: 04:33 Sunset: 22:06 Moon phase: Full
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