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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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Thursday (Thursday 24 May 2018)
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16 ° 16 °
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NNE 9 16 NNE 8 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
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Humidity
72% 70%
UV index
Sunrise: 04:57 Sunset: 20:58 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 3 Pollen: L
Friday (Friday 25 May 2018)
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NNE 6 11 N 7 13 NNE 6 13 NNE 5 10 N 4 8 NNW 3 6 NNW 4 8 NNW 3 6 NW 3 5 WNW 3 7 WNW 3 7 W 3 7 W 3 8 WSW 3 7 W 3 7 W 3 8 W 3 7 WNW 2 6 ENE 2 7 NE 4 10 ENE 6 14 E 7 15 E 6 13 ENE 6 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
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72% 74% 78% 82% 85% 85% 86% 87% 86% 84% 80% 76% 71% 66% 61% 57% 54% 51% 50% 50% 56% 63% 68% 71%
UV index
1 1 2 2 3 4 5 6 5 4 3 2 2 1 1
Sunrise: 04:56 Sunset: 20:59 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M
Saturday (Saturday 26 May 2018)
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Clear night
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18 ° 17 ° 15 ° 14 ° 17 ° 22 ° 22 ° 21 ° 17 °
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ENE 6 12 ENE 6 12 NE 6 13 NE 6 14 NE 7 16 ENE 10 23 ENE 13 30 ENE 12 28 ENE 11 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
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Humidity
74% 78% 85% 87% 80% 60% 53% 58% 61%
UV index
1 4 6 3 1
Sunrise: 04:55 Sunset: 21:01 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 5 Pollen: M
Sunday (Sunday 27 May 2018)
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Clear night Clear night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
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ENE 10 22 ENE 9 20 ENE 9 21 E 12 27 E 13 30 E 12 27 ENE 11 25 ENE 9 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
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Humidity
69% 77% 79% 66% 56% 57% 61% 72%
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1 4 6 3 1
Sunrise: 04:54 Sunset: 21:02 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 4 Pollen: M
Monday (Monday 28 May 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
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Light shower night Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny day Partly cloudy night
30% 10% 10% <5% <5% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
17 ° 16 ° 16 ° 18 ° 23 ° 25 ° 24 ° 21 °
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16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 18 ° 22 ° 25 ° 24 ° 20 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 6 14 ENE 6 13 NE 6 13 NE 6 14 E 6 16 E 6 16 E 7 19 ENE 7 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
82% 87% 88% 79% 63% 55% 56% 68%
UV index
1 4 6 3 1
Sunrise: 04:53 Sunset: 21:03 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 4 Pollen: M
Tuesday (Tuesday 29 May 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
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Temperature (°C)
18 ° 17 ° 15 ° 18 ° 21 ° 24 ° 23 ° 20 °
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18 ° 16 ° 15 ° 17 ° 20 ° 23 ° 22 ° 20 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 6 14 NNE 7 16 NE 7 16 NNE 7 16 NNE 7 17 ENE 8 19 ENE 8 18 ENE 6 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G VG VG VG
Humidity
80% 85% 87% 79% 68% 59% 63% 73%
UV index
1 3 5 3 1
Sunrise: 04:52 Sunset: 21:04 Moon phase: Full
Wednesday (Wednesday 30 May 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Cloudy Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
18 ° 16 ° 15 ° 17 ° 20 ° 22 ° 22 ° 20 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
17 ° 16 ° 15 ° 17 ° 20 ° 22 ° 22 ° 20 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ENE 6 13 ENE 6 13 NE 6 14 ENE 6 14 ENE 6 15 ENE 6 16 E 6 16 E 6 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
82% 88% 89% 82% 70% 61% 62% 71%
UV index
1 3 5 3 1
Sunrise: 04:51 Sunset: 21:06 Moon phase: Full
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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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