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Newcastle Christmas lights switch on

A Christmas tree lit for the festive season

Tue 14 Nov 2017

The Newcastle Christmas lights switch on takes place on Tuesday 14 November on Grey Street at the base of Grey’s Monument.

Metro Radio's Steven and Karen will be joined on stage by local performers to welcome the festive season to the city.

Newcastle's city centre will be illuminated throughout the Christmas period, getting Christmas shoppers into the festive spirit.

  • Cloudy 16 °C

    9 °C

  • Light rain 12 °C

    7 °C

  • Sunny intervals 13 °C

    7 °C

  • Cloudy 13 °C

    8 °C

  • Sunny intervals 12 °C

    6 °C

  • Sunny intervals 13 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    9 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 19 September 2018)
Now
Warnings
Clear night
<5%
Temperature (°C)
11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 17 38
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG
Humidity
69%
UV index
Sunrise: 07:03 Sunset: 19:31 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 20 September 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 Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 20% 80% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 80% 80% 80%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 18 38 WSW 18 37 SW 17 35 WSW 17 34 WSW 16 33 WSW 15 31 SW 13 29 WSW 11 26 WSW 9 23 SW 9 19 SW 10 19 SW 7 14 S 5 10 S 4 8 S 4 7 SE 4 7 ENE 5 9 NE 6 11 NNE 7 14 N 8 16 NNW 9 18 NNW 9 18 NW 11 20 NW 12 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG E E E E E E E E E E E E VG VG M M M M M M M M M
Humidity
72% 71% 74% 75% 75% 75% 78% 77% 77% 75% 72% 70% 69% 70% 73% 80% 85% 86% 88% 88% 89% 90% 92% 91%
UV index
1 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:05 Sunset: 19:28 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 21 September 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Heavy rain Heavy rain Cloudy Partly cloudy night Light shower day Sunny intervals Light shower day Sunny day Clear night
80% 80% 40% 10% 30% 10% 30% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 9 ° 12 ° 13 ° 11 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 6 ° 9 ° 10 ° 8 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 13 26 WNW 14 28 W 16 30 W 16 32 W 18 34 WNW 20 39 WNW 16 32 W 12 27 W 10 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M G E E VG VG E E VG
Humidity
91% 91% 89% 87% 83% 68% 65% 70% 78%
UV index
2 3 2 1
Sunrise: 07:07 Sunset: 19:26 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 22 September 2018)
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
<5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 10 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 8 ° 10 ° 11 ° 10 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 10 21 WSW 9 19 WSW 8 16 WSW 7 16 W 8 18 WNW 6 13 NNW 4 8 NNE 6 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
81% 82% 83% 73% 59% 58% 73% 78%
UV index
1 3 1 1
Sunrise: 07:08 Sunset: 19:23 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 23 September 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Light shower day Sunny day Clear night
10% 10% 10% 20% 10% 30% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 8 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 6 ° 5 ° 6 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 6 10 N 8 14 NNW 9 17 NW 12 23 NW 16 33 NNW 18 36 NW 14 28 NW 12 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
81% 77% 81% 82% 67% 65% 69% 75%
UV index
1 3 2 1
Sunrise: 07:10 Sunset: 19:21 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 24 September 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny day Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 10 ° 13 ° 13 ° 11 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 8 ° 11 ° 11 ° 9 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 11 21 WNW 9 18 WNW 9 17 WNW 9 19 NW 10 23 NW 10 19 NW 6 10 WNW 6 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
79% 82% 86% 72% 57% 57% 74% 83%
UV index
2 3 1 1
Sunrise: 07:12 Sunset: 19:18 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Tuesday (Tuesday 25 September 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 11 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 5 ° 4 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 5 9 SW 6 10 SSW 8 13 SW 11 20 SW 14 27 SSW 13 24 SSW 11 20 SW 11 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
81% 85% 86% 74% 63% 67% 76% 80%
UV index
2 3 1 1
Sunrise: 07:14 Sunset: 19:16 Moon phase: Full
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14 November - Check the Newcastle forecast before heading to see the Christmas lights switch on in the city centre.

Metro Radio's Steven and Karen will be joined on stage by local performers to welcome the festive season to the city.

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