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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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  • Cloudy 13 °C

    6 °C

  • Sunny intervals 13 °C

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  • Cloudy 12 °C

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Wednesday (Wednesday 26 September 2018)
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Warnings
Heavy rain Heavy rain Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
90% 80% 20% 10% 10% 20% 10% 10% 20% 40% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 °
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13 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 10 23 SW 10 23 WSW 13 27 WSW 14 28 WSW 14 28 WSW 13 26 WSW 14 27 WSW 15 27 WSW 14 26 WSW 14 27 WSW 13 26 WSW 13 26 WSW 12 25 SW 12 25 SW 14 28
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M M M M M M G G G G G G G G
Humidity
93% 93% 95% 96% 95% 95% 95% 95% 93% 92% 91% 90% 90% 90% 90%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:09 Sunset: 19:06 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 27 September 2018)
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Warnings
Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 50% 50% 10% 10% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 14 29 SW 15 29 SW 15 29 SW 15 30 SW 14 29 WSW 14 28 WSW 14 27 SW 14 27 SW 14 29 SW 16 31 SW 16 31 WSW 16 31 W 12 25 WNW 12 24 WNW 12 24 NW 12 24 WNW 11 22 NW 11 20 NW 10 19 NW 8 17 WNW 7 15 WNW 6 13 WNW 6 13 WNW 6 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VG VG VG G G G G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
90% 91% 91% 90% 89% 87% 86% 83% 83% 84% 86% 86% 83% 76% 72% 68% 66% 66% 65% 67% 70% 72% 72% 74%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:11 Sunset: 19:04 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 28 September 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 9 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 9 °
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7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 8 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 5 11 W 5 11 W 5 9 W 4 8 W 4 9 WNW 8 17 WNW 9 19 W 8 16 WSW 7 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
79% 80% 84% 86% 75% 58% 58% 68% 76%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:13 Sunset: 19:01 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 29 September 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light rain
<5% 10% 10% 10% 20% 50% 60% 50%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 8 17 WSW 10 21 WSW 11 23 WSW 15 29 WSW 17 34 WSW 16 33 WSW 14 29 WSW 15 30
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG G G G G G
Humidity
78% 81% 82% 80% 77% 80% 85% 87%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:15 Sunset: 18:59 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 30 September 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Light rain Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
50% 10% <5% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 10 ° 9 ° 10 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 13 25 W 11 23 W 10 20 W 11 23 WNW 14 28 WNW 12 26 WNW 9 17 WNW 7 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
87% 83% 83% 74% 66% 64% 70% 77%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:17 Sunset: 18:56 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 1 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 9 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 6 11 W 6 12 W 6 12 W 7 15 WNW 10 21 WNW 10 21 W 9 17 W 8 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG G G G
Humidity
81% 84% 86% 81% 71% 73% 78% 84%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:19 Sunset: 18:53 Moon phase: Third quarter
Tuesday (Tuesday 2 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 9 17 WSW 9 18 SW 9 19 WSW 11 22 WSW 13 27 W 12 24 W 11 21 WSW 9 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G VG VG VG
Humidity
87% 88% 89% 85% 81% 79% 84% 86%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:21 Sunset: 18:51 Moon phase: Third quarter
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