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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.

  • Cloudy 2 °C

    -3 °C

  • Light snow 1 °C

    -4 °C

  • Cloudy 0 °C

    -3 °C

  • Light snow 0 °C

    -2 °C

  • Light snow 2 °C

    0 °C

  • Overcast 4 °C

    1 °C

  • Overcast 5 °C

    1 °C

Monday (Monday 26 February 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Clear night Heavy snow shower night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Overcast Cloudy Overcast Light snow Sunny intervals Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
10% 10% <5% 60% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 50% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ENE 7 16 NE 9 18 NE 9 19 NE 9 19 ENE 9 20 NE 9 19 NE 9 20 NE 11 21 ENE 10 20 ENE 10 21 ENE 13 26 ENE 13 26 ENE 13 27 ENE 12 24 ENE 11 22 NE 11 23 NE 11 22 NE 10 20 NE 10 20 NE 10 21 NE 10 20 NNE 9 19 NE 9 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G M VG G G G G VG VG VG VG VG G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
65% 64% 77% 82% 73% 76% 77% 76% 72% 64% 55% 47% 45% 49% 61% 57% 62% 70% 72% 73% 76% 78% 76%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:53 Sunset: 17:35 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (Tuesday 27 February 2018)
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Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Light snow Light snow shower day Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 50% 40% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
-2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -3 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNE 9 19 NNE 8 17 NNE 8 17 NNE 8 16 N 7 16 N 7 16 N 7 16 NNE 7 15 NNE 7 15 NNE 8 16 NE 8 18 ENE 8 17 E 9 19 ENE 9 18 ENE 8 18 E 8 18 ENE 8 17 ENE 8 17 NE 6 14 NE 6 14 NNE 6 13 NNE 6 13 NNE 6 12 NNE 5 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G VG VG VG G G G G VG G M VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
78% 81% 82% 80% 81% 83% 84% 83% 80% 75% 68% 68% 69% 59% 54% 49% 50% 54% 59% 64% 68% 72% 75% 80%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:51 Sunset: 17:37 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (Wednesday 28 February 2018)
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Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast
<5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
-3 ° -3 ° -4 ° -2 ° 0 ° -1 ° -2 ° -2 °
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-6 ° -7 ° -6 ° -6 ° -5 ° -7 ° -9 ° -8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNE 5 11 NNE 5 11 ENE 4 8 E 7 15 E 14 28 E 17 35 ENE 15 30 ENE 13 26
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
82% 84% 88% 67% 38% 47% 48% 52%
UV index Expand
1 2 1
Sunrise: 06:49 Sunset: 17:39 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 1 March 2018)
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Warnings
Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light snow Light snow Light snow
10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 60% 60% 60%
Temperature (°C)
-2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-8 ° -9 ° -9 ° -9 ° -9 ° -8 ° -7 ° -6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ENE 13 25 ENE 15 30 ENE 17 34 ENE 20 39 ENE 21 42 ENE 18 37 E 18 36 E 18 36
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG G G G G G
Humidity Expand
51% 56% 60% 62% 63% 72% 75% 73%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:47 Sunset: 17:41 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 2 March 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light snow Light snow Heavy snow Light snow Light snow Light snow Light snow Light snow
60% 70% 80% 60% 60% 60% 60% 60%
Temperature (°C)
0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-6 ° -6 ° -6 ° -6 ° -5 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
E 18 36 E 18 36 E 18 36 E 16 32 E 13 27 E 10 22 E 9 18 E 8 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M G M M G G G G
Humidity Expand
78% 80% 84% 86% 86% 86% 90% 92%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:45 Sunset: 17:42 Moon phase: Full
Saturday (Saturday 3 March 2018)
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Warnings
Sleet shower Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
50% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 °
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-3 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
E 8 16 E 9 17 E 10 19 E 10 19 ENE 11 21 ENE 10 20 E 9 18 E 9 17
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
92% 92% 92% 91% 87% 84% 85% 87%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:43 Sunset: 17:44 Moon phase: Full
Sunday (Sunday 4 March 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain
20% 20% 10% 20% 20% 10% 10% 50%
Temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-1 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NE 8 15 NE 7 13 E 6 12 NE 7 13 E 7 15 SE 9 17 SE 9 15 ESE 9 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G VG G VG VG VG VG G
Humidity Expand
88% 89% 90% 88% 82% 82% 85% 87%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:40 Sunset: 17:46 Moon phase: Full
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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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