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Trafalgar Square tree lighting ceremony

Trafalgar Square tree lighting ceremony

Thu 1 Dec 2016

Since 1947 the people of Norway have provided London with a tree out of gratitude for the support Britain gave the country in World War II.

This year the annual tree lighting ceremony will take place in Trafalgar Square on the 1 December.

Decorated in traditional Norwegian style with hundreds of white lights, the lighting of the tree helps mark the start of the festive season in the capital.

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  • Light rain 16 °C

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Wednesday (Wednesday 18 October 2017)
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
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Sunrise: 07:29 Sunset: 18:02 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 3
Thursday (Thursday 19 October 2017)
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
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Temperature (°C)
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SSE 3 9 SSE 3 8 SE 3 8 SE 4 10 SE 4 10 SE 4 10 SE 4 9 ESE 4 8 ESE 4 7 ESE 4 8 ESE 5 10 ESE 6 12 SE 7 14 SSE 8 16 SSE 9 19 S 10 20 S 10 21 S 10 21 SSW 9 20 SSW 9 19 SSW 9 19 S 9 19 S 10 22 S 11 25
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1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:31 Sunset: 18:00 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 3
Friday (Friday 20 October 2017)
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Warnings
Light rain Heavy rain Light shower night Light rain Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy
50% 70% 70% 70% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 15 ° 13 ° 13 °
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S 12 27 S 14 30 S 12 26 SSW 12 26 WSW 13 27 WSW 13 27 WSW 12 25 SW 9 20 S 8 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G VG VG G G VG VG VG VG
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81% 82% 83% 87% 85% 75% 69% 66% 72%
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1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:32 Sunset: 17:57 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 21 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Light shower night Light shower night Sunny day Light shower day Light shower day Light shower night Partly cloudy night
20% 50% 40% 10% 40% 40% 40% 10%
Temperature (°C)
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S 11 22 S 13 27 SSW 15 30 SSW 17 35 SSW 23 46 SSW 22 44 SW 20 40 SW 17 34
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77% 86% 81% 73% 64% 68% 75% 74%
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1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:34 Sunset: 17:55 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 22 October 2017)
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Warnings
Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
10% 20% 20% 20% 10% 10% 10% <5%
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SW 16 33 WSW 16 33 WSW 15 31 WSW 15 31 W 17 35 W 16 32 W 13 27 W 12 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
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75% 75% 75% 74% 64% 63% 67% 73%
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1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:36 Sunset: 17:53 Moon phase: New Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 23 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light shower night
10% 10% 20% 50% 50% 50% 50% 40%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 13 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 °
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W 11 22 WSW 10 20 WSW 9 18 SW 10 20 SW 11 22 SW 11 22 SW 10 20 SW 10 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G G G G G G
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77% 82% 87% 88% 84% 84% 88% 90%
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1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:38 Sunset: 17:51 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Tuesday (Tuesday 24 October 2017)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
20% 20% 20% 30% 20% 20% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 14 °
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13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SW 9 19 SSW 9 18 SSW 9 17 SSW 9 19 SW 10 21 SW 10 20 SSW 9 18 SSW 9 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G G VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
90% 90% 91% 89% 81% 78% 83% 87%
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1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:39 Sunset: 17:49 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
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1 December – Will you need to wrap up warm for the Trafalgar Square tree lighting ceremony?

The tree provides a focal point for the Christmas Carol singing programme which runs from Monday 5 to Thursday 22 December and will remain in Trafalgar Square until 6 January 2017, Twelfth Night, when it will be taken down for recycling.

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