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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 11 °C

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  • Cloudy 11 °C

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  • Cloudy 10 °C

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  • Cloudy 8 °C

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  • Overcast 10 °C

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  • Overcast 11 °C

    7 °C

Sunday (Sunday 17 December 2017)
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Warnings
Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
30% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
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7 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 12 28 WNW 10 23 WNW 9 22 WNW 9 19 W 9 19 W 9 19 W 9 18 W 9 19 W 8 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
84% 85% 87% 89% 90% 89% 89% 90% 91%
UV index Expand
1
Sunrise: 08:39 Sunset: 16:00 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 18 December 2017)
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
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% <5% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 7 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 7 16 W 7 14 W 6 13 W 6 12 W 6 10 W 5 8 WSW 5 7 WSW 4 8 WSW 4 7 WSW 4 7 WSW 5 8 WSW 4 7 WSW 4 6 WSW 3 7 WSW 4 6 WSW 5 8 SW 5 8 W 5 8 WSW 5 8 SW 6 10 WSW 6 10 WSW 5 9 SW 5 9 SSW 5 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G M M
Humidity Expand
89% 90% 91% 89% 89% 87% 86% 85% 84% 86% 84% 85% 84% 83% 84% 84% 86% 88% 87% 90% 90% 92% 95% 96%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:40 Sunset: 16:00 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 19 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 7 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 5 11 SW 5 11 S 6 12 S 8 16 S 10 18 S 10 19 SSW 11 20 SSW 13 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G M M M VG VG G G
Humidity Expand
96% 95% 95% 97% 92% 91% 93% 94%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:40 Sunset: 16:01 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 20 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
20% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 ° 10 ° 8 ° 6 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 8 ° 7 ° 4 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 13 25 WSW 11 23 W 10 20 W 9 16 WNW 8 16 WNW 7 14 W 6 11 W 6 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G VG VG VG VG VG G
Humidity Expand
93% 93% 93% 94% 91% 90% 93% 94%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:41 Sunset: 16:01 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 21 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 5 ° 5 ° 3 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 6 11 W 6 11 W 6 11 WSW 7 12 WSW 7 13 WSW 7 12 WSW 8 13 SW 8 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G VG G G G
Humidity Expand
94% 94% 94% 94% 91% 92% 95% 95%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:42 Sunset: 16:01 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 22 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Mist Mist Mist Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
20% 20% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 °
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3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 9 15 WSW 9 16 SW 10 16 SW 10 17 WSW 11 19 WSW 11 19 WSW 10 17 WSW 10 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
P P P M G G G G
Humidity Expand
96% 96% 96% 96% 94% 94% 95% 95%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:42 Sunset: 16:02 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Saturday (Saturday 23 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 11 19 WSW 11 20 WSW 12 21 SW 12 22 SW 14 25 SW 14 26 SW 14 26 WSW 14 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G G G G
Humidity Expand
95% 94% 94% 94% 92% 92% 92% 92%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:43 Sunset: 16:02 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
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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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