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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.

  • Sunny day 18 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 21 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 19 °C

    12 °C

  • Sunny day 19 °C

    11 °C

  • Sunny day 22 °C

    11 °C

  • Sunny day 19 °C

    11 °C

  • Sunny intervals 19 °C

    12 °C

Sunday (Sunday 24 June 2018)
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Warnings
Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 16 ° 17 ° 17 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 13 ° 14 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 16 ° 17 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ESE 5 6 ESE 6 8 SE 6 7 SE 6 8 SE 8 11 SE 9 12 SE 10 13 SE 10 13 SE 10 13 SE 9 11 SSE 7 10 ESE 5 7 ENE 5 7 ENE 4 6 E 3 4
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
81% 77% 74% 73% 73% 73% 74% 75% 76% 73% 68% 70% 76% 79% 84%
UV index
4 5 6 7 8 7 6 5 4 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 04:50 Sunset: 22:01 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: VH
Monday (Monday 25 June 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 Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 13 ° 15 ° 16 ° 17 ° 18 ° 19 ° 19 ° 20 ° 19 ° 20 ° 20 ° 19 ° 19 ° 18 ° 17 ° 16 ° 14 ° 14 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 13 ° 15 ° 16 ° 17 ° 18 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 ° 18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 17 ° 16 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
E 2 3 ENE 2 3 NE 2 3 ENE 3 4 NE 3 4 NNE 2 3 NNW 2 5 NNE 2 4 ENE 3 5 ENE 3 6 ENE 4 8 E 5 9 E 6 10 ESE 7 11 ESE 8 13 ESE 8 13 ESE 7 12 ESE 7 12 E 7 12 E 6 10 E 5 9 ENE 4 7 ENE 4 6 ENE 3 5
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G
Humidity
87% 89% 91% 87% 88% 91% 85% 77% 75% 74% 72% 68% 65% 62% 63% 63% 63% 65% 66% 68% 72% 75% 79% 81%
UV index
1 1 1 2 4 5 6 7 7 7 6 5 3 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 04:51 Sunset: 22:01 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: VH
Tuesday (Tuesday 26 June 2018)
00:00 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 Clear night
<5% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 14 ° 18 ° 19 ° 19 ° 18 ° 15 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
13 ° 12 ° 11 ° 14 ° 17 ° 18 ° 18 ° 17 ° 15 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 3 5 NE 4 5 NE 3 5 NNE 3 5 ENE 5 9 ESE 6 13 ESE 6 13 ESE 4 9 E 2 4
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
83% 85% 87% 78% 64% 59% 59% 64% 84%
UV index
1 4 6 4 1
Sunrise: 04:51 Sunset: 22:01 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: VH
Wednesday (Wednesday 27 June 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 12 ° 15 ° 17 ° 18 ° 19 ° 19 ° 15 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
13 ° 12 ° 14 ° 17 ° 17 ° 18 ° 18 ° 15 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
E 3 5 ENE 4 6 E 4 7 ESE 7 12 SE 8 16 SE 7 15 SSE 4 10 SE 3 5
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
86% 87% 80% 71% 62% 58% 59% 83%
UV index
1 5 8 5 1
Sunrise: 04:52 Sunset: 22:01 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3 Pollen: VH
Thursday (Thursday 28 June 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 15 ° 20 ° 21 ° 21 ° 19 ° 15 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
12 ° 11 ° 15 ° 19 ° 20 ° 19 ° 17 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 3 5 SSW 4 7 NNE 4 8 NNE 7 15 NE 9 19 NE 10 21 NNE 11 20 NNE 9 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
87% 85% 78% 66% 62% 60% 64% 77%
UV index
1 4 7 4 1
Sunrise: 04:52 Sunset: 22:01 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3 Pollen: H
Friday (Friday 29 June 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 11 ° 13 ° 16 ° 17 ° 18 ° 18 ° 15 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
11 ° 10 ° 12 ° 15 ° 16 ° 17 ° 17 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNE 8 12 NNE 8 12 NE 8 13 ENE 8 15 ESE 8 17 SE 7 16 ESE 7 14 ESE 6 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
86% 90% 84% 73% 65% 62% 66% 82%
UV index
1 4 7 4 1
Sunrise: 04:53 Sunset: 22:01 Moon phase: Full
Saturday (Saturday 30 June 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% 10% <5% <5% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 12 ° 13 ° 15 ° 17 ° 18 ° 17 ° 14 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
12 ° 10 ° 12 ° 14 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
E 6 10 E 7 12 E 8 15 NW 10 19 E 9 20 E 10 20 E 11 20 E 9 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
89% 89% 83% 73% 65% 62% 65% 73%
UV index
1 4 6 3 1
Sunrise: 04:53 Sunset: 22:01 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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