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Glasgow Christmas lights switch on

Christmas shoppers taking in the festive lights

Sun 20 Nov 2016

Christmas will officially begin in Glasgow on the 20 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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Tuesday (Tuesday 17 October 2017)
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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Sunrise: 07:51 Sunset: 18:12 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 18 October 2017)
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Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Light rain
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 60%
Temperature (°C)
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NNE 4 7 ENE 5 11 ENE 6 13 ENE 8 15 ENE 8 16 ENE 8 17 ENE 8 17 ENE 8 17 ENE 9 17 ENE 9 18 ENE 9 18 ENE 9 18 E 9 19 E 10 19 E 10 20 E 10 20 E 11 21 E 11 21 E 11 22 E 11 22 E 11 22 E 11 22 E 11 22 E 11 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G VG G G G G G G G G G G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG G G M
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83% 82% 82% 82% 83% 83% 85% 86% 86% 86% 86% 84% 82% 80% 77% 77% 77% 78% 80% 82% 83% 84% 84% 86%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:53 Sunset: 18:10 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 19 October 2017)
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Warnings
Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
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E 11 22 E 11 21 E 8 17 ESE 9 18 SE 10 19 SE 11 21 ESE 8 17 E 8 17 E 7 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G VG VG G M
Humidity Expand
88% 89% 91% 91% 89% 83% 80% 84% 88%
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1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:55 Sunset: 18:08 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 20 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy
20% 20% 20% 60% 50% 20% 10% 10%
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ESE 7 13 E 6 11 E 5 10 SE 5 11 S 9 19 SSE 8 17 S 7 14 SE 6 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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90% 91% 93% 92% 81% 77% 83% 85%
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Sunrise: 07:57 Sunset: 18:05 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 21 October 2017)
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Warnings
Cloudy Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Overcast Cloudy Light shower night Cloudy
20% 60% 80% 60% 30% 20% 40% 20%
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ESE 8 16 E 11 21 E 12 24 E 12 23 E 11 24 N 11 23 SE 11 21 NNW 11 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G M M VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
85% 86% 89% 88% 85% 81% 85% 88%
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1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:00 Sunset: 18:03 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 22 October 2017)
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Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
20% 20% 20% 20% 10% 20% 10% 10%
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G M G M G G
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89% 88% 88% 90% 84% 84% 88% 91%
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1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:02 Sunset: 18:00 Moon phase: New
Monday (Monday 23 October 2017)
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
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20%
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NNW 7 13 E 5 10 E 5 9 ESE 5 11 SSE 7 16 SSE 8 16 SSE 8 15 SSE 9 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G VG VG VG VG VG
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92% 92% 92% 88% 78% 79% 84% 85%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:04 Sunset: 17:58 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
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