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Notting Hill Carnival 2019

Notting Hill Carnival

Sat 24 AugMon 26 Aug 2019

Traditionally taking place on the August Bank Holiday, the 2019 Notting Hill Carnival will be held on 24-26 August.

Saturday Check in event /Panorama

The event kicks off on Saturday night with Panorama - a fabulous, free open air evening for the entire family, steel band lovers, general music lovers or anyone looking to enjoy a great evening in a Caribbean style atmosphere.

J'ouvert & Children Parade -

Don't be intimidated by this joyful bunch of revellers throwing paint, chocolate or powder at each other. They are celebrating an ancient caribbean tradition You may watch, and you can join!

 

- Children Parade - 

Sunday is traditionally the carnival for children. An occasion to celebrate with the entire family!

Events on Sunday run from 9am to 8.30pm

Monday Parade/ The Grand Finale (9am - 8.30pm)

The Grand finale showcasing a sea of vibrant colours as bands in magnificent costumes dance to the tantalizing rhythms of the mobile sound systems or steel bands.

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.

  • Light rain 10 °C

    3 °C

  • Sunny day 5 °C

    -1 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    3 °C

  • Overcast 5 °C

    1 °C

  • Cloudy 5 °C

    0 °C

  • Sunny intervals 5 °C

    0 °C

  • Light rain 4 °C

    0 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 16 January 2019)
Now 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 Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 10% 10% 20% 20% 10% 10% 60% 90% 60% 20% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 10 22 SW 11 24 SW 12 26 SW 12 26 SW 12 26 SW 12 25 SW 12 25 SW 12 25 SW 12 26 SW 13 27 SW 14 29 SW 12 27 SW 13 29 SW 13 27 W 14 29 W 9 18 WSW 7 16 WSW 8 18 WSW 8 17 SW 8 17 SW 8 19 SW 9 19 SW 8 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G G G G G G M M G G G G G G VG VG
Humidity
84% 84% 85% 84% 86% 86% 86% 85% 87% 85% 86% 85% 82% 80% 81% 82% 82% 84% 81% 85% 86% 84% 83%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:59 Sunset: 16:22 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 17 January 2019)
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 Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Light shower night Light shower day Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% 40% 40% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 °
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2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 9 19 WSW 9 19 W 9 18 WNW 9 19 WNW 10 22 WNW 10 21 WNW 10 22 WNW 11 23 WNW 11 24 NW 11 24 NW 12 26 NW 13 26 NW 13 27 NW 12 26 NW 12 26 NW 12 24 NW 11 23 NW 9 20 NW 9 19 NW 8 17 NW 7 15 WNW 6 13 WNW 5 11 NW 5 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
83% 84% 84% 84% 81% 82% 81% 79% 79% 80% 77% 67% 58% 55% 56% 57% 61% 63% 65% 67% 70% 72% 76% 77%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:58 Sunset: 16:24 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 18 January 2019)
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
<5% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
1 ° 0 ° -1 ° 0 ° 4 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-1 ° -2 ° -3 ° -3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 4 9 SW 3 6 SSW 3 4 SSE 4 7 SSE 6 12 SSE 8 16 SE 8 17 SE 9 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
79% 86% 90% 85% 72% 68% 71% 70%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:58 Sunset: 16:26 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3
Saturday (Saturday 19 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 °
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0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SE 9 17 SE 9 18 SE 9 17 SE 10 19 SE 10 20 ESE 9 17 ESE 7 14 E 6 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G G G VG G VG
Humidity
72% 77% 81% 81% 79% 77% 81% 81%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:57 Sunset: 16:27 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 20 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 3 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
0 ° 0 ° -2 ° -1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
E 5 10 ENE 4 8 NNE 4 8 N 5 9 NNW 5 11 NW 6 13 NW 6 11 NNW 6 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
85% 86% 90% 88% 77% 71% 78% 84%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:55 Sunset: 16:29 Moon phase: Full
Monday (Monday 21 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy
10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 2 ° 1 ° 0 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 °
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0 ° -2 ° -3 ° -3 ° 0 ° 1 ° -1 ° -2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 6 12 NW 8 14 NW 7 13 NW 6 12 NW 6 13 W 6 12 WSW 6 10 SW 7 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
87% 87% 88% 85% 74% 73% 81% 84%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:54 Sunset: 16:31 Moon phase: Full
Tuesday (Tuesday 22 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 20% 50% 50% 50% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
1 ° 2 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 2 ° 1 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-2 ° -2 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 ° -2 ° -2 ° -3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 8 15 S 11 20 S 12 24 S 14 26 SSW 14 27 S 13 24 SSE 12 21 E 11 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
86% 83% 81% 79% 75% 78% 80% 81%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:53 Sunset: 16:32 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
< Kensington last 24 hours Issued at:

24 - 26 August 2019. What will the weather be like for 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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