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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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  • Heavy rain 10 °C

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  • Overcast 9 °C

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  • Light rain 12 °C

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  • Cloudy 10 °C

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Thursday (Thursday 14 December 2017)
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Warnings
Sunny day Partly cloudy night Light rain Overcast Cloudy Light shower night Light shower night Partly cloudy night Cloudy
<5% <5% 50% 20% 20% 40% 30% 10% 10%
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WNW 10 19 W 6 13 SW 3 8 SSW 3 8 SSE 3 6 ENE 5 7 NE 6 12 NNE 7 16 N 4 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M M M M M M M
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88% 87% 88% 90% 91% 94% 95% 94% 93%
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1
Sunrise: 08:40 Sunset: 15:43 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 15 December 2017)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M G G G G VG VG VG VG G G G G G G G G G G G G VG VG VG
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1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:41 Sunset: 15:43 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 16 December 2017)
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Warnings
Clear night Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Cloudy
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W 7 13 W 5 11 WSW 5 10 WSW 5 9 WSW 4 8 WSW 3 6 WSW 3 5 SSE 3 6
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G G M G G G
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86% 86% 89% 91% 90% 90% 91% 93%
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1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:42 Sunset: 15:43 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 17 December 2017)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Cloudy Cloudy
20% 20% 30% 70% 90% 80% 20% 10%
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2 ° 4 ° 5 ° 6 ° 8 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 °
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SSE 5 9 S 7 14 SSW 10 19 SSW 12 23 SW 15 30 WSW 15 31 W 12 24 W 8 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M G G M M M G VG
Humidity Expand
92% 92% 94% 93% 92% 92% 89% 89%
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1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:43 Sunset: 15:43 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 18 December 2017)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 30% 20% 30%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 °
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WSW 6 11 WSW 5 9 SW 5 9 SSW 6 11 SW 8 16 SW 10 19 SW 10 19 SW 10 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G G M G G M
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89% 90% 93% 94% 93% 94% 95% 95%
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1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:44 Sunset: 15:43 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 19 December 2017)
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Warnings
Overcast Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain
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SW 11 21 SW 11 22 SW 12 22 SW 12 24 SW 14 28 SW 15 29 SW 15 29 SW 16 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M M G G G M
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96% 95% 96% 95% 94% 93% 93% 93%
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1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:44 Sunset: 15:44 Moon phase: New
Wednesday (Wednesday 20 December 2017)
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Warnings
Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
50% 50% 50% 50% 20% 20% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
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SW 15 29 SW 13 26 SW 11 22 SW 10 20 SW 10 21 SW 10 20 SW 11 21 SW 11 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
92% 92% 93% 92% 91% 90% 90% 90%
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1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:45 Sunset: 15:44 Moon phase: New
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