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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.

  • Sunny day 11 °C

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  • Cloudy 9 °C

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  • Light rain 6 °C

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Sunday (Sunday 18 November 2018)
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Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
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5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ENE 6 21 ENE 8 22 ENE 11 22 ENE 12 23 E 12 24 ENE 12 24 ENE 12 25 ENE 12 26 ENE 12 25 NE 11 25 NE 9 22 NE 8 20 NE 8 19 NE 7 19 NE 8 19 NE 9 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M M G G G G G G G G G G G G G
Humidity
84% 78% 75% 68% 64% 59% 54% 56% 63% 65% 67% 66% 67% 67% 65% 63%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:23 Sunset: 16:08 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 19 November 2018)
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Clear night Partly cloudy night Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Light rain Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night
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Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 9 21 NE 9 22 NE 10 23 ENE 10 22 ENE 11 23 ENE 11 24 ENE 12 26 ENE 11 25 ENE 10 22 ENE 10 22 ENE 10 21 ENE 11 23 ENE 12 24 ENE 11 24 NE 12 25 NE 12 26 ENE 13 27 NE 12 26 NE 13 27 NE 12 26 NE 12 26 NE 13 27 NE 12 26 NE 12 25
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 G G G G G G G G G G G
Humidity
63% 70% 75% 78% 79% 77% 74% 73% 71% 75% 75% 74% 71% 71% 69% 69% 70% 71% 71% 75% 75% 75% 75% 78%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:25 Sunset: 16:06 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 20 November 2018)
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Warnings
Light shower night Light shower night Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain
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Temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 °
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2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 °
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NE 13 28 NE 12 27 NE 13 27 NE 13 27 ENE 13 28 NE 12 26 ENE 10 21 ENE 8 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G M M G M M M
Humidity
77% 80% 82% 82% 79% 81% 83% 87%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:26 Sunset: 16:05 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 21 November 2018)
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Warnings
Light rain Light shower night Cloudy Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
60% 40% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
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1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ENE 7 15 ENE 7 16 E 7 14 E 7 14 ESE 8 17 E 7 16 E 6 13 ENE 6 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G VG G VG VG
Humidity
88% 89% 91% 89% 78% 74% 80% 84%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:28 Sunset: 16:04 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 22 November 2018)
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
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
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3 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ENE 6 11 ENE 6 12 ENE 6 12 E 6 12 E 6 12 E 6 13 E 6 12 E 5 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
86% 89% 90% 90% 86% 84% 87% 89%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:30 Sunset: 16:03 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 23 November 2018)
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
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 °
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4 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
E 5 10 E 5 11 E 6 11 E 6 11 ESE 6 13 E 6 13 E 6 12 E 6 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G
Humidity
91% 92% 93% 93% 88% 86% 90% 91%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:31 Sunset: 16:02 Moon phase: Full
Saturday (Saturday 24 November 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ENE 6 12 ENE 6 13 ENE 6 13 ENE 7 14 ENE 7 15 ENE 8 16 ENE 8 16 E 7 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G
Humidity
93% 93% 93% 93% 89% 86% 88% 89%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:33 Sunset: 16:01 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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