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Notting Hill Carnival

Notting Hill Carnival

Sun 27 AugMon 28 Aug 2017

Traditionally taking place on the August Bank Holiday, the 2017 Notting Hill Carnival will take place on 27-28 August, with the main carnival procession starting at 9am on both days and carrying on long into the early evening.

Organisers and spectators will be hoping for some Caribbean style weather to add to the party atmosphere. Check the Kensington weather forecast before joining the party in West London.

Check the Kensington weather forecast if you are planning on attending this year's Notting Hill Carnival.

  • Sunny intervals 25 °C

    16 °C

  • Sunny intervals 25 °C

    14 °C

  • Light shower day 22 °C

    14 °C

  • Cloudy 22 °C

    15 °C

  • Cloudy 24 °C

    15 °C

  • Cloudy 23 °C

    15 °C

  • Sunny intervals 21 °C

    12 °C

Sunday (Sunday 27 May 2018)
Now 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 Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 30% 30% 10% <5% 10% 10% 30% 30% 30% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
17 ° 18 ° 19 ° 18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 19 ° 20 ° 20 ° 21 ° 21 ° 22 ° 22 ° 23 ° 24 ° 24 ° 24 ° 23 ° 22 ° 21 ° 20 ° 19 °
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17 ° 18 ° 18 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 18 ° 19 ° 20 ° 21 ° 21 ° 22 ° 23 ° 23 ° 24 ° 24 ° 24 ° 23 ° 22 ° 21 ° 20 ° 19 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 8 26 ENE 8 21 E 8 19 ENE 9 20 ENE 10 19 E 8 15 E 7 12 E 5 9 E 5 8 ENE 5 9 E 5 10 ENE 5 9 ENE 6 11 ENE 6 14 ENE 6 13 ENE 6 13 ENE 7 13 ENE 7 14 E 7 13 ENE 7 13 ENE 6 13 ENE 6 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG VG G G G M M M M M M G G G G G M G G G G
Humidity
89% 77% 75% 78% 78% 77% 76% 73% 72% 69% 72% 70% 66% 63% 61% 60% 61% 68% 71% 75% 77% 79%
UV index
1 1 2 3 3 4 5 5 4 4 3 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 04:54 Sunset: 21:02 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M
Monday (Monday 28 May 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
Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Light shower day Light shower day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 40% 30% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
19 ° 18 ° 18 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 17 ° 17 ° 18 ° 20 ° 21 ° 22 ° 23 ° 24 ° 24 ° 24 ° 24 ° 23 ° 23 ° 22 ° 20 ° 19 ° 18 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
19 ° 18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 16 ° 17 ° 19 ° 20 ° 21 ° 22 ° 23 ° 24 ° 24 ° 24 ° 23 ° 23 ° 22 ° 21 ° 20 ° 19 ° 18 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ENE 5 9 ENE 4 7 ENE 4 7 NE 4 7 NNE 4 7 NNE 4 8 NNE 5 9 NNE 5 10 NNE 4 9 NNE 4 9 NNE 5 11 NNE 6 12 NNE 6 12 NE 6 13 NE 6 13 NE 7 15 NNE 7 15 ENE 8 17 NE 8 18 NNE 8 18 NNE 9 18 NE 9 19 NE 9 18 NE 9 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G M G G G G G G G G G G VG G G G VG G G G
Humidity
80% 82% 83% 84% 86% 86% 86% 85% 83% 80% 76% 72% 68% 64% 62% 60% 60% 63% 64% 67% 70% 76% 79% 81%
UV index
1 1 2 3 4 5 6 6 5 4 3 3 2 1 1
Sunrise: 04:53 Sunset: 21:03 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M
Tuesday (Tuesday 29 May 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 30% 30% 30% 10%
Temperature (°C)
18 ° 17 ° 15 ° 14 ° 18 ° 21 ° 21 ° 20 ° 17 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
17 ° 16 ° 14 ° 13 ° 16 ° 20 ° 20 ° 19 ° 17 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 9 19 NE 9 18 NNE 9 18 NNE 10 21 NE 11 24 NE 11 23 NE 10 21 NE 9 18 NE 8 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G VG G VG VG
Humidity
84% 85% 90% 89% 80% 74% 75% 80% 87%
UV index
1 3 5 3 1
Sunrise: 04:52 Sunset: 21:05 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 4 Pollen: M
Wednesday (Wednesday 30 May 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Partly cloudy night
10% 20% 20% 20% 10% 30% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 17 ° 20 ° 21 ° 21 ° 18 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 17 ° 20 ° 21 ° 21 ° 18 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 8 15 NE 6 13 NE 6 13 ENE 4 11 ESE 4 12 ESE 5 13 WNW 5 11 E 5 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G VG VG
Humidity
91% 93% 92% 85% 76% 72% 72% 82%
UV index
1 3 5 3 1
Sunrise: 04:51 Sunset: 21:06 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M
Thursday (Thursday 31 May 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
16 ° 15 ° 16 ° 19 ° 21 ° 23 ° 22 ° 19 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
16 ° 15 ° 16 ° 19 ° 21 ° 23 ° 22 ° 19 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ESE 5 8 NE 4 8 ENE 5 11 ESE 5 13 ESE 5 14 SE 5 13 NNE 5 11 S 5 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G M M VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
89% 93% 91% 79% 67% 62% 70% 82%
UV index
1 4 6 3 1
Sunrise: 04:50 Sunset: 21:07 Moon phase: Full
Friday (Friday 1 June 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 10%
Temperature (°C)
17 ° 15 ° 16 ° 19 ° 21 ° 21 ° 20 ° 18 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
17 ° 15 ° 16 ° 19 ° 21 ° 21 ° 20 ° 18 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 5 9 NNE 4 8 NW 5 11 N 5 13 WNW 6 15 N 6 14 N 6 13 NNW 6 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
89% 92% 90% 77% 67% 68% 71% 78%
UV index
1 4 5 3 1
Sunrise: 04:50 Sunset: 21:08 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
Saturday (Saturday 2 June 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Clear night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 17 ° 20 ° 20 ° 19 ° 17 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 17 ° 20 ° 19 ° 19 ° 16 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNE 5 10 NNE 5 10 N 5 11 N 6 13 NNE 6 14 N 6 14 NNE 6 13 NW 6 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
86% 87% 86% 78% 68% 67% 69% 78%
UV index
2 3 4 3 2
Sunrise: 04:49 Sunset: 21:09 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
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27-28 August - Check the forecast for Notting Hill Carnival, the biggest carnival of its kind in Europe.

When it comes to carnivals, few can rival the world famous Notting Hill Carnival. Held since 1964, the carnival is the undoubted highlight for much of the West London community, attracting more than one million people every year.

Since becoming an annual event in 1965, the Notting Hill Carnival has since grown to become the second biggest street festival in the world - bettered only by the Rio Carnival in Brazil.

The event is led by members of the West Indian community to bring the entire community of Notting Hill and beyond together in celebration of music, dancing, colour and food. First held in 1959, just a year after the Notting Hill riots, the carnival has been transformed from a small indoor event into one that generates an estimated £93m for the London economy.

But what brings more than a million people to the Notting Hill carnival? Well, there is the attraction of more than 20 miles of some of the most vibrant, colourful and outlandish costumes that you will ever see, as well as some fantastic food stalls and cool Caribbean music (including those iconic steel drums). The Notting Hill Carnival has, throughout its history, retained a Caribbean flavour but the 40,000 volunteers work hard to make this an event for people from all walks of life.

For more information about the festival visit the  Notting Hill Carnival website.

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