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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 3 °C

    2 °C

  • Heavy rain 8 °C

    3 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    2 °C

  • Sunny intervals 5 °C

    1 °C

  • Sunny day 5 °C

    0 °C

  • Cloudy 6 °C

    4 °C

  • Cloudy 8 °C

    4 °C

Tuesday (Tuesday 12 December 2017)
Now 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Heavy rain Heavy rain
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 20% 90% 90%
Temperature (°C)
-2 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-6 ° -6 ° -4 ° -3 ° -2 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 0 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 7 12 W 8 15 WSW 5 9 WSW 5 8 WSW 5 9 SW 5 9 SW 6 11 SW 5 12 SSW 5 14 SSW 4 16 SSW 5 17 SSW 6 19 SSW 6 19 SSW 7 22 SSW 9 24 SSW 9 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M M M M M M M M M M G G G G G M
Humidity Expand
89% 86% 82% 83% 79% 77% 79% 79% 80% 80% 80% 79% 80% 80% 84% 89%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:57 Sunset: 15:51 Moon phase: Third quarter Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 13 December 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light rain Light rain Cloudy Light shower night
90% 90% 80% 50% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 80% 90% 90% 80% 40% 30% 30% 30% 60% 60% 10% 30%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 °
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3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SSW 10 25 SSW 11 27 SSW 13 29 SW 11 25 WSW 10 23 W 10 22 W 8 18 WSW 8 19 WSW 8 19 SW 8 20 SW 9 23 SW 10 23 SW 11 25 SW 12 26 WSW 13 30 W 11 25 W 11 25 W 11 24 W 11 24 WSW 10 24 SW 11 26 WSW 15 33 WSW 14 31 W 16 34
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
M G G G G G G G G G G G M G M M G G G VG G G VG VG
Humidity Expand
90% 93% 92% 95% 93% 89% 86% 86% 87% 88% 88% 87% 87% 87% 87% 85% 79% 78% 76% 76% 78% 82% 79% 75%
UV index Expand
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:58 Sunset: 15:51 Moon phase: Third quarter Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 14 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light shower night Clear night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy
30% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5% 10%
Temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 6 ° 4 ° 4 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-1 ° -1 ° -1 ° 0 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 15 33 WSW 14 31 WSW 14 31 WSW 12 26 WSW 12 24 WSW 10 21 SW 8 18 WSW 7 15
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
72% 75% 80% 80% 75% 73% 81% 83%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:59 Sunset: 15:51 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 3
Friday (Friday 15 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Clear night Clear night
10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
1 ° 0 ° -1 ° -1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
W 7 15 WNW 7 15 WNW 8 16 NW 9 18 NW 11 22 NW 11 22 NW 10 21 NW 9 19
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
86% 88% 87% 86% 77% 74% 75% 80%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:59 Sunset: 15:51 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 16 December 2017)
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 Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 3 ° 5 ° 3 ° 2 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-2 ° -2 ° -3 ° -3 ° 0 ° 2 ° 1 ° -1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 8 17 WNW 8 17 WNW 8 16 WNW 7 14 WNW 8 16 WNW 8 15 WNW 7 14 WNW 6 12
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
82% 84% 86% 88% 79% 74% 82% 86%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:00 Sunset: 15:52 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 1
Sunday (Sunday 17 December 2017)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Fog Fog Overcast Cloudy Light rain Cloudy
<5% <5% 20% 20% 10% 20% 50% 20%
Temperature (°C)
1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 0 ° 3 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
-1 ° -2 ° -2 ° -2 ° 0 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WNW 6 11 W 5 10 W 5 9 WSW 5 9 SW 6 12 SW 7 14 SW 8 15 SW 8 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G VP VP G G G G
Humidity Expand
89% 93% 95% 95% 88% 86% 90% 90%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:01 Sunset: 15:52 Moon phase: New
Monday (Monday 18 December 2017)
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 ° 6 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
WSW 7 14 WSW 7 14 W 6 13 W 6 12 WSW 7 13 WSW 7 13 SW 7 13 SW 7 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
90% 90% 91% 90% 88% 88% 92% 93%
UV index Expand
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:02 Sunset: 15:52 Moon phase: New
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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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