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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 7 °C

    6 °C

  • Heavy rain 8 °C

    4 °C

  • Sunny intervals 7 °C

    2 °C

  • Light rain 10 °C

    10 °C

  • Heavy rain 11 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 9 °C

    5 °C

  • Sunny intervals 8 °C

    4 °C

Friday (Friday 14 December 2018)
Now 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Overcast Overcast Light rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain
10% 10% 50% 50% 50% 80% 80% 90%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 16 30 SSE 18 34 SSE 20 37 SSE 22 40 SSE 22 41 SSE 22 39 SSE 22 39 SSE 22 40
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G M M M M P
Humidity
79% 78% 77% 80% 82% 83% 84% 88%
UV index
Sunrise: 08:36 Sunset: 16:00 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 15 December 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
Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light shower night
90% ≥95% ≥95% ≥95% ≥95% ≥95% ≥95% ≥95% ≥95% ≥95% ≥95% ≥95% ≥95% ≥95% ≥95% 90% 90% 90% 90% 80% 80% 70% 70% 40%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 22 41 SSE 22 41 SSE 24 44 SSE 24 43 SSE 22 40 SE 21 38 SE 22 39 SE 22 40 SE 22 40 SE 23 43 SE 23 43 SSE 26 47 SSE 27 49 SSE 25 46 SSE 25 45 SE 23 43 SSE 25 46 SSE 26 47 SSE 23 42 SSW 18 36 WSW 23 44 WSW 22 44 WSW 18 38 WSW 17 35
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
P P P P P P P P M M M M M P P P G VG M M G G VG E
Humidity
89% 88% 89% 90% 91% 93% 92% 92% 92% 92% 91% 92% 92% 94% 93% 94% 93% 92% 91% 90% 88% 86% 86% 85%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:37 Sunset: 16:00 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 16 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Clear night
40% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 7 ° 6 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 4 ° 4 ° 2 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 15 32 WSW 13 29 WSW 11 23 SW 8 20 SSW 9 18 SSW 5 12 SW 5 11 SW 7 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E E E VG VG VG G VG
Humidity
84% 84% 86% 86% 82% 87% 92% 93%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:38 Sunset: 16:00 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 17 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Cloudy Light rain
<5% <5% 10% 10% 50% 50% 20% 50%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 3 ° 4 ° 6 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 3 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 7 15 SW 8 15 SSW 8 15 S 13 25 S 20 38 S 24 45 S 26 48 S 27 49
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG M G G G M G
Humidity
94% 94% 95% 91% 86% 88% 88% 89%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:39 Sunset: 16:00 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (Tuesday 18 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Cloudy Partly cloudy night
60% 80% 60% 80% 80% 80% 20% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 26 48 S 27 50 S 28 53 S 28 52 S 27 51 SSW 22 40 SSW 16 28 SSW 15 27
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G M M M M VG VG
Humidity
88% 89% 88% 90% 89% 89% 89% 89%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:40 Sunset: 16:00 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (Wednesday 19 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 14 25 SSW 15 27 SSW 16 27 SSW 17 28 SSW 16 28 SSW 15 26 SW 14 25 SW 13 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
90% 90% 89% 89% 85% 85% 89% 91%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:40 Sunset: 16:01 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Thursday (Thursday 20 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 13 22 WSW 12 21 WSW 11 20 WSW 11 20 WSW 12 22 WSW 12 21 WSW 11 20 SW 12 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G VG VG VG G
Humidity
92% 92% 92% 92% 88% 88% 91% 91%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:41 Sunset: 16:01 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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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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