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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.

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Thursday (Thursday 13 December 2018)
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ESE 17 29 ESE 14 27 ESE 13 26 ESE 12 24 ESE 13 25 ESE 12 23 ESE 13 24 ESE 12 24 ESE 12 24 SE 12 24 SE 12 24 SE 12 24 SE 11 22 SE 11 22 SE 11 22 SE 11 22 ESE 8 17 ESE 8 16 E 7 15 E 6 14 ESE 7 15 E 6 13 E 6 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
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70% 68% 67% 69% 68% 68% 67% 69% 69% 69% 68% 67% 66% 66% 67% 69% 72% 73% 75% 76% 78% 80% 82%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:39 Sunset: 15:43 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 14 December 2018)
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Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
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Humidity
83% 83% 82% 83% 82% 82% 83% 83% 84% 83% 82% 81% 78% 76% 74% 74% 73% 74% 76% 77% 77% 77% 77% 77%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:40 Sunset: 15:43 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 15 December 2018)
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Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Light snow Sleet shower Sleet shower Sleet shower
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ESE 10 20 ESE 10 21 ESE 10 20 ESE 12 24 ESE 11 25 E 14 28 ESE 15 31 ESE 15 31
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G M M M P P
Humidity
77% 74% 74% 78% 81% 83% 88% 90%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:41 Sunset: 15:43 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 1
Sunday (Sunday 16 December 2018)
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Warnings
Light rain Light rain Light shower night Light rain Sunny intervals Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ESE 13 26 W 15 30 WSW 13 26 SW 12 24 SW 11 21 SSW 9 18 S 8 16 S 7 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G P M G G G G G
Humidity
87% 91% 92% 89% 88% 88% 89% 91%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:42 Sunset: 15:43 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 17 December 2018)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 7 14 S 7 13 SSE 7 13 SSE 7 14 SSE 9 19 SSE 11 23 SSE 14 28 SSE 16 32
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G VG G G G
Humidity
91% 93% 94% 93% 88% 88% 88% 87%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:43 Sunset: 15:43 Moon phase: First quarter
Tuesday (Tuesday 18 December 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Light rain Light rain Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
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Temperature (°C)
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 17 34 SSE 17 35 SSE 16 33 SSE 16 33 S 15 30 S 13 26 S 11 23 SSE 11 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G M M M G G VG
Humidity
86% 86% 85% 85% 85% 85% 86% 87%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:44 Sunset: 15:43 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Wednesday (Wednesday 19 December 2018)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 11 22 SSE 10 21 SSE 10 20 S 10 20 S 10 20 S 10 20 S 9 19 S 9 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G G G G G G
Humidity
88% 88% 89% 88% 87% 87% 89% 90%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:44 Sunset: 15:44 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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