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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.

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    7 °C

  • Heavy rain 9 °C

    8 °C

  • Overcast 9 °C

    4 °C

  • Cloudy 7 °C

    1 °C

  • Sunny intervals 6 °C

    0 °C

  • Sunny intervals 5 °C

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  • Sunny day 5 °C

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Sunday (Sunday 18 February 2018)
Now 23:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 °
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7 ° 7 °
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S 4 6 SSW 4 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G
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79% 79%
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Sunrise: 07:09 Sunset: 17:21 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Monday (Monday 19 February 2018)
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Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Overcast Light rain Overcast Light rain Overcast Light rain Light rain Light rain
10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 20% 60% 60% 60% 60% 60% 60% 80% 80% 60% 50% 20% 50% 20% 40% 20% 50% 60% 60%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 °
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7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 4 7 SSW 4 7 SSW 4 7 SSW 4 7 SW 4 7 SW 3 6 SW 4 6 SW 4 6 SW 4 7 SW 4 8 SW 4 8 SW 4 8 WSW 5 8 WSW 5 9 W 4 9 WNW 5 11 NW 6 12 NNW 6 13 NNW 5 12 NNW 6 12 NNW 5 12 N 5 11 N 5 11 NNW 6 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G M M M M P M M M M P P P P M M M M M M M M M
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83% 89% 94% 98% 98% 97% 97% 95% 95% 94% 94% 94% 93% 94% 94% 92% 91% 92% 92% 93% 92% 91% 91% 92%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:07 Sunset: 17:22 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (Tuesday 20 February 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light rain Light rain Light rain Overcast Light rain Overcast Cloudy Overcast
60% 60% 50% 50% 50% 20% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 °
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7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 2 °
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N 6 12 N 6 12 N 7 13 N 8 15 N 13 25 N 12 25 N 14 28 NNE 11 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M G G M G VG VG VG
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91% 91% 91% 92% 82% 75% 74% 80%
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1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:05 Sunset: 17:24 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 21 February 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 4 °
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2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 1 °
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NNE 8 17 N 7 14 N 5 10 NNE 6 13 NE 6 14 NE 6 14 NE 6 14 NE 6 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG G VG
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84% 85% 89% 82% 71% 68% 78% 81%
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1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:03 Sunset: 17:26 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 22 February 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Clear night Partly cloudy night
<5% 10% 10% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 3 ° 5 ° 5 ° 3 ° 1 °
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0 ° -2 ° -1 ° 0 ° 2 ° 2 ° 0 ° -2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NE 5 10 NE 6 11 NE 5 10 NE 5 12 ENE 8 19 ENE 9 20 ENE 7 15 ENE 6 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
87% 91% 89% 83% 61% 53% 69% 77%
UV index Expand
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:01 Sunset: 17:28 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 23 February 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Clear night Clear night
10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 2 ° 4 ° 4 ° 2 ° 1 °
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-2 ° -3 ° -4 ° -2 ° 0 ° 0 ° -2 ° -3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ENE 6 12 ENE 6 12 ENE 7 13 ENE 8 17 E 12 26 E 12 26 ENE 10 20 E 8 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
78% 76% 78% 71% 55% 52% 66% 72%
UV index Expand
1 2 1
Sunrise: 06:59 Sunset: 17:30 Moon phase: First quarter
Saturday (Saturday 24 February 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
0 ° -1 ° -1 ° 1 ° 4 ° 4 ° 2 ° 2 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-3 ° -4 ° -5 ° -2 ° 1 ° 0 ° -1 ° -2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
E 7 13 ENE 7 12 ENE 7 12 ENE 8 16 E 12 24 ENE 11 24 ENE 10 20 ENE 8 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
73% 76% 79% 72% 55% 57% 66% 71%
UV index Expand
1 2 1
Sunrise: 06:57 Sunset: 17:31 Moon phase: First quarter
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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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