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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 18 October 2018)
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 °
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15 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 6 15 NE 8 15 NE 8 16 NE 8 16 NE 8 16 NE 7 14 NE 6 13 NE 6 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G
Humidity
58% 55% 57% 60% 63% 66% 68% 69%
UV index
1 1
Sunrise: 07:29 Sunset: 18:02 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 19 October 2018)
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Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy
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Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 5 12 NNE 5 11 NNE 5 11 NNE 4 11 NNE 4 11 NNE 4 10 NNE 4 11 NNE 4 11 NNE 4 11 NNE 4 9 N 3 7 NNE 4 8 NNE 4 8 N 4 8 N 4 8 N 4 7 NNW 4 7 NNW 4 8 NNW 5 10 N 5 11 N 4 10 N 4 10 NE 3 7 ESE 2 5
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G M M M G G G G G G G G G G G G G
Humidity
71% 73% 74% 75% 76% 76% 78% 80% 80% 77% 74% 69% 65% 61% 58% 56% 54% 55% 58% 60% 62% 65% 68% 71%
UV index
1 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:31 Sunset: 18:00 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 20 October 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Clear night Clear night Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 ° 10 ° 14 ° 16 ° 14 ° 12 °
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11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 8 ° 10 ° 14 ° 15 ° 14 ° 12 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 2 4 SW 2 3 W 2 4 WSW 2 3 WSW 2 6 WSW 3 7 WSW 4 9 WSW 4 9 SW 4 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G M M M G G G VG
Humidity
72% 75% 80% 88% 82% 63% 57% 66% 80%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:32 Sunset: 17:57 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 3
Sunday (Sunday 21 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 14 ° 16 ° 14 ° 14 °
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10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 11 ° 14 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 4 8 WSW 4 7 WSW 4 7 WSW 4 10 WSW 6 13 W 6 12 WNW 5 10 NNW 8 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG M M G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
86% 90% 92% 89% 79% 73% 83% 83%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:34 Sunset: 17:55 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 22 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 11 ° 9 ° 9 ° 12 ° 13 ° 10 ° 9 °
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11 ° 9 ° 7 ° 7 ° 10 ° 11 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 10 19 N 9 19 N 9 19 N 9 19 N 10 21 N 9 20 NNW 6 13 NW 5 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
81% 80% 79% 72% 54% 48% 61% 70%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:36 Sunset: 17:53 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 23 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 12 ° 14 ° 12 ° 11 °
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7 ° 5 ° 5 ° 7 ° 10 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 6 11 WNW 7 14 WNW 8 16 WNW 9 18 WNW 12 24 NW 12 25 NW 11 22 NW 10 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
78% 83% 86% 82% 68% 62% 70% 79%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:38 Sunset: 17:51 Moon phase: Full
Wednesday (Wednesday 24 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 14 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 12 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 10 19 NW 9 18 NW 8 16 NW 9 17 NNW 10 20 NNW 9 18 NNW 7 15 NNW 6 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
83% 85% 87% 83% 71% 67% 73% 80%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:39 Sunset: 17:49 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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