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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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Saturday (Saturday 19 January 2019)
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Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
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SE 7 16 ESE 8 16 ESE 7 14 ESE 7 13 ESE 6 12 ESE 6 12 E 6 12 E 6 11 E 5 9 E 5 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M M M M M G G G G
Humidity
80% 82% 84% 84% 83% 83% 83% 82% 82% 83%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:56 Sunset: 16:27 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 20 January 2019)
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy
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4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 °
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E 5 9 ENE 5 10 ENE 5 10 ENE 5 9 NE 5 9 NE 5 10 NE 5 10 NNE 5 9 NNE 4 9 NNE 4 9 NNE 5 9 NNE 5 10 NNE 5 11 NNE 5 11 NNE 5 11 NNE 6 12 N 6 12 N 6 12 N 5 12 N 4 10 N 4 9 N 3 8 NNW 3 7 NNW 3 7
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
84% 84% 85% 84% 85% 83% 83% 83% 82% 82% 80% 76% 71% 67% 63% 61% 65% 67% 70% 73% 77% 78% 80% 81%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:55 Sunset: 16:29 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 21 January 2019)
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Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
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1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 3 ° 1 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 3 7 NW 4 7 NW 3 7 WNW 3 6 W 4 8 SW 6 13 SSW 7 14 SSW 9 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G M M G VG VG VG
Humidity
83% 87% 92% 90% 81% 73% 77% 80%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:54 Sunset: 16:30 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 22 January 2019)
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Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Sunny intervals Cloudy Light shower day Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
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SSW 12 25 SSW 14 28 W 9 19 W 9 17 W 10 20 WNW 9 18 W 7 14 W 7 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M P G VG VG VG G VG
Humidity
82% 88% 86% 87% 78% 70% 82% 85%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:53 Sunset: 16:32 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 3
Wednesday (Wednesday 23 January 2019)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
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Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 6 12 WNW 6 12 WNW 6 12 WNW 6 12 NW 8 16 NW 7 15 NW 6 13 NW 7 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
87% 90% 90% 89% 79% 73% 80% 85%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:52 Sunset: 16:34 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 24 January 2019)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5%
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0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 °
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-3 ° -3 ° -3 ° -3 ° 0 ° 1 ° 0 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 7 14 WNW 7 15 NW 8 16 NNW 8 17 NNW 10 20 NNW 10 21 N 9 19 N 9 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G G VG G VG VG
Humidity
89% 89% 90% 89% 81% 75% 79% 83%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:51 Sunset: 16:35 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
Friday (Friday 25 January 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 2 ° 4 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 8 17 NNW 8 17 NNW 9 17 NNW 9 18 NNW 11 22 NNW 10 22 NW 9 19 NW 9 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
85% 86% 86% 82% 74% 70% 75% 80%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:49 Sunset: 16:37 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
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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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