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The Great Christmas Pudding Race 2018

Christmas pudding

Sat 8 Dec 2018

The 38th Great Christmas Pudding Race will take place on 8 December 2018. In aid of Cancer Research UK in London's Covent Garden will take place this year on Saturday 8 December.

Teams of six race around the obstacle course at the market's West Piazza carefully carrying a Christmas pudding on a tray, wearing an array of different festive costumes. The aim, to be the first to complete the course.

The event is run to raise money for Cancer Research UK and last year raised over £26,000.

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Friday (Friday 22 March 2019)
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Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% <5% <5% 10%
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11 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 °
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9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 °
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WSW 6 11 SW 6 12 SW 6 14 WSW 6 13
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G M M M
Humidity
77% 81% 84% 87%
UV index
Sunrise: 06:00 Sunset: 18:16 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2 Pollen: M
Saturday (Saturday 23 March 2019)
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
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WSW 6 13 WSW 5 11 WSW 5 10 WSW 5 10 W 4 9 WNW 4 9 NNW 5 11 N 7 14 N 8 15 NNE 9 17 NNE 8 16 NNE 8 15 NNE 8 15 NNE 8 15 NE 8 15 NE 7 15 E 8 16 E 9 18 E 9 18 E 9 17 E 8 16 E 8 15 ENE 7 13 ENE 6 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M M M M M M G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
89% 90% 90% 88% 87% 86% 82% 74% 65% 58% 54% 52% 48% 47% 46% 45% 51% 54% 58% 62% 62% 64% 67% 68%
UV index
1 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:57 Sunset: 18:18 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Sunday (Sunday 24 March 2019)
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night
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7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 11 ° 13 ° 11 ° 9 °
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6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 7 ° 10 ° 11 ° 9 ° 7 °
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ENE 5 11 NE 4 8 NNE 3 6 NNW 3 7 NNW 5 13 NW 9 20 NW 9 19 NW 6 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
70% 74% 77% 63% 47% 36% 41% 53%
UV index
2 3 1 1
Sunrise: 05:55 Sunset: 18:20 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: L
Monday (Monday 25 March 2019)
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Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Clear night
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7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 8 ° 11 ° 12 ° 11 ° 8 °
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5 ° 4 ° 3 ° 5 ° 8 ° 9 ° 9 ° 6 °
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WNW 7 15 WNW 8 16 WNW 8 17 NW 10 22 NNW 11 24 N 11 24 NNE 8 18 NNE 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
65% 73% 78% 70% 55% 51% 55% 63%
UV index
2 2 1 1
Sunrise: 05:53 Sunset: 18:21 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 3 Pollen: M
Tuesday (Tuesday 26 March 2019)
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Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10%
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6 ° 5 ° 4 ° 6 ° 10 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 °
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5 ° 4 ° 3 ° 5 ° 9 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 3 7 NW 3 6 WNW 3 5 WNW 4 9 WNW 5 13 WNW 7 17 NW 7 16 NW 5 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
72% 80% 85% 76% 60% 50% 53% 60%
UV index
2 3 1 1
Sunrise: 05:51 Sunset: 18:23 Moon phase: Third quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: M
Wednesday (Wednesday 27 March 2019)
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Cloudy Partly cloudy night Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy
<5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
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9 ° 7 ° 6 ° 7 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 °
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7 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 8 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 5 12 NW 5 12 NW 5 11 NW 6 12 NNW 6 15 NNW 7 16 NNW 5 13 NNW 5 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG G VG G G VG
Humidity
68% 73% 78% 76% 66% 59% 62% 70%
UV index
1 1 2 1 1
Sunrise: 05:48 Sunset: 18:25 Moon phase: Third quarter
Thursday (Thursday 28 March 2019)
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Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 10 °
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8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 9 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 4 10 NNW 4 9 NNW 4 8 N 4 9 N 5 12 NNE 5 13 NE 5 12 E 4 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
77% 82% 86% 83% 71% 63% 65% 73%
UV index
1 1 2 1 1
Sunrise: 05:46 Sunset: 18:26 Moon phase: Third quarter
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8 December – Check the forecast before heading to cheer on the competitors at the Great Christmas Pudding Race.

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