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QIPCO British Champions Day 2018 weather forecast

Frankel at British Champion Series

Mon 8 OctSat 20 Oct 2018

The richest raceday in Britain, the QIPCO British Champions Day on 20 October will see over £4 million of prize money up for grabs for the finale of the European Flat Race season.

Considered a highlight of the Autumn sports calendar, it is often considered the best raceday in the world with the best horses lining up to race.

Spectators and enthusiasts will be looking for the perfect course conditions to suit their chosen horse and rider and to make for an exciting day of racing at the Ascot racecourse.

On race day, the course officials will check the course conditions and inform the owners and jockeys. This information also helps those who have an interest in the race.

Owners will be looking for the course to be classed as 'good' which means the ground will be neither too hard or too soggy.

So whether you are a spectator, owner, or course official, check the weather forecast below in anticipation of the QIPCO British Champions Day.

 

  • Sunny intervals 8 °C

    7 °C

  • Heavy rain 9 °C

    6 °C

  • Light rain 8 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 8 °C

    5 °C

  • Light rain 9 °C

    8 °C

  • Cloudy 10 °C

    7 °C

  • Cloudy 11 °C

    9 °C

Monday (Monday 17 December 2018)
Now 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
Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 6 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 3 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 8 23 WSW 8 20 SW 7 15 SSW 7 14 S 6 14 S 8 18 S 8 20 S 8 21 S 9 22 S 10 23 S 11 23 S 11 24 S 12 24 S 12 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
94% 90% 87% 84% 87% 89% 92% 93% 93% 94% 94% 94% 94% 92%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:03 Sunset: 15:55 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 18 December 2018)
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
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 50% 50% 60% 60% 90% 90% ≥95% ≥95% ≥95% ≥95% ≥95% 80% 50% 10%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 12 25 S 12 25 S 13 26 S 13 26 S 14 28 S 15 29 S 15 30 S 16 32 S 17 34 S 18 35 S 19 36 SSE 19 36 SSE 19 36 SSE 18 35 SSE 17 33 SSE 16 31 SSE 16 31 SSE 16 31 S 16 31 S 15 29 SSW 13 26 SW 11 21 SW 9 19 SW 9 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G G G G G M M M P P P M M G VG
Humidity
93% 92% 91% 91% 90% 89% 88% 88% 87% 87% 87% 88% 88% 89% 90% 91% 92% 92% 92% 93% 93% 94% 93% 94%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:03 Sunset: 15:55 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 19 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
10% 20% 40% 10% 60% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 9 18 S 9 19 SSW 9 18 SSW 8 16 SSW 11 21 SSW 10 19 SSW 11 21 SSW 11 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG G VG VG VG
Humidity
93% 93% 93% 93% 89% 88% 88% 90%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:04 Sunset: 15:55 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 20 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Clear night Clear night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 ° 2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 11 20 SW 11 20 SW 11 20 SW 11 21 WSW 12 23 WSW 11 20 WSW 10 20 WSW 10 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG G G VG VG VG
Humidity
92% 91% 90% 89% 84% 86% 89% 92%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:05 Sunset: 15:56 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 21 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Light rain Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% 10% 50% 50% 50% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 10 18 SW 8 15 SW 7 13 S 7 13 S 9 17 SW 13 24 WSW 13 24 SW 12 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG M M G VG VG
Humidity
93% 95% 95% 95% 94% 89% 89% 89%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:05 Sunset: 15:56 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 22 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light shower night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
40% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 12 23 WSW 13 24 WSW 13 24 WSW 12 22 WSW 12 23 WSW 10 20 WSW 9 17 WSW 8 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG G VG
Humidity
91% 90% 90% 91% 86% 86% 92% 94%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:06 Sunset: 15:57 Moon phase: Full
Sunday (Sunday 23 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Light rain Light rain Light rain
10% 10% 20% 20% 30% 60% 50% 50%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 6 12 SSW 6 11 S 6 11 S 7 13 SSW 8 15 SSW 8 16 SW 9 17 SW 11 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G M M M M M M G
Humidity
95% 97% 97% 96% 95% 94% 95% 94%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:06 Sunset: 15:57 Moon phase: Full
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20 October - Check the weather forecast for Ascot Racecourse before heading to the QIPCO British Champions Day.

British Champions Day is the finale to the  QIPCO British Champion Series which features 35 Flat races, staged at ten of the UK's leading racecourses.

For more information about QIPCO British Champions Day take a look at the official website.

You can check the weather forecast for other events through the Events Calendar.

 

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