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Newcastle Christmas lights switch on

A Christmas tree lit for the festive season

Thu 17 Nov 2016

The Newcastle Christmas lights switch on takes place on Thursday 17 November on Grey Street.

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 13 °C

    10 °C

  • Sunny day 15 °C

    11 °C

  • Light rain 15 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    10 °C

  • Cloudy 13 °C

    9 °C

  • Overcast 13 °C

    9 °C

Sunday (Sunday 22 October 2017)
Now 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 °
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10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 8 18 W 5 15 WSW 6 17 SW 7 19 SW 8 20 SSW 9 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
79% 83% 86% 83% 82% 83%
UV index Expand
1
Sunrise: 08:04 Sunset: 18:11 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 23 October 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 Heavy rain Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Light shower night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
20% 80% 60% 90% 60% 30% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
S 5 14 S 6 11 SSE 7 11 SSE 9 15 SSE 11 17 S 8 18 SSW 11 25 SSW 13 26 SSW 9 21 WSW 14 28 W 13 26 WSW 13 25 WSW 12 25 WSW 12 24 WSW 11 22 WSW 11 22 WSW 9 19 WSW 9 20 SW 8 19 SSW 7 17 SSW 8 19 SSW 9 20 SSW 11 22 SSW 13 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG E E E E E E E E E E E VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
86% 91% 93% 94% 95% 93% 92% 94% 93% 88% 86% 82% 80% 77% 78% 74% 74% 74% 80% 84% 84% 85% 85% 84%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:06 Sunset: 18:09 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 24 October 2017)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 60% 60% 60% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 14 ° 13 ° 11 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 15 29 SSW 18 34 SSW 15 29 SW 13 26 SW 10 21 SSW 8 16 WSW 11 23 WSW 11 23 SW 10 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
83% 82% 90% 90% 91% 90% 85% 84% 85%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:08 Sunset: 18:06 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 25 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 11 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 10 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 11 22 SW 11 21 SW 10 18 SW 10 18 SW 11 22 SW 10 18 SW 8 14 SSW 8 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
86% 90% 92% 90% 78% 77% 87% 89%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:10 Sunset: 18:04 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 26 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
20% 20% 20% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 12 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 8 14 SSW 7 13 SSW 7 13 SW 8 14 SW 9 16 WSW 9 16 WSW 8 14 WSW 8 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G VG VG VG G
Humidity Expand
92% 92% 93% 92% 85% 84% 89% 93%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:12 Sunset: 18:02 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 27 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% 20% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 11 ° 13 ° 13 ° 11 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 9 ° 11 ° 11 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 9 16 W 9 17 W 10 16 W 10 18 W 11 20 W 11 20 W 11 19 W 11 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
94% 94% 94% 91% 82% 81% 88% 89%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:14 Sunset: 18:00 Moon phase: First quarter
Saturday (Saturday 28 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 11 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 11 20 W 11 21 W 12 22 W 13 25 W 15 28 W 15 27 W 14 26 W 13 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G VG G VG
Humidity Expand
91% 91% 91% 88% 83% 82% 85% 86%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:16 Sunset: 17:58 Moon phase: First quarter
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17 November - Check the Newcastle forecast before heading to see the Christmas lights switch on in the city centre.

Newcastle's Channy Thompson and former X Factor contestant Abi Garrido will take to the stage to carry on the festive celebrations and to welcome Christmas to Newcastle city centre.

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