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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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Tuesday (Tuesday 25 June 2019)
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Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5%
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
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Humidity
79% 74% 70% 68% 67% 66% 67% 69% 71% 75% 78% 80%
UV index
4 5 4 4 3 2 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 04:44 Sunset: 21:22 Moon phase: Third quarter Air pollution: 3 Pollen: H
Wednesday (Wednesday 26 June 2019)
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19 ° 18 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 17 ° 17 ° 18 ° 19 ° 20 ° 21 ° 22 ° 22 ° 23 ° 22 ° 22 ° 21 ° 19 ° 18 ° 16 ° 16 °
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Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
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Humidity
81% 83% 84% 85% 86% 87% 86% 85% 83% 79% 75% 71% 67% 63% 61% 59% 58% 58% 59% 61% 64% 68% 72% 74%
UV index
1 1 1 2 2 3 4 4 5 5 4 4 3 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 04:45 Sunset: 21:22 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 3 Pollen: VH
Thursday (Thursday 27 June 2019)
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Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
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13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 15 ° 17 ° 18 ° 16 ° 13 °
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NE 12 23 NE 12 23 NE 11 22 ENE 13 25 ENE 12 25 ENE 13 27 ENE 13 28 ENE 13 27 ENE 11 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
76% 78% 80% 77% 64% 52% 52% 60% 75%
UV index
1 5 8 5 1
Sunrise: 04:45 Sunset: 21:22 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 2 Pollen: VH
Friday (Friday 28 June 2019)
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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night
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12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 15 ° 17 ° 18 ° 17 ° 15 °
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ENE 11 22 ENE 10 20 ENE 12 24 E 12 26 E 13 28 E 13 28 E 12 25 E 11 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
84% 85% 82% 71% 59% 57% 63% 79%
UV index
1 5 8 5 1
Sunrise: 04:45 Sunset: 21:22 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 2 Pollen: VH
Saturday (Saturday 29 June 2019)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
16 ° 16 ° 17 ° 23 ° 28 ° 30 ° 28 ° 24 °
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15 ° 15 ° 16 ° 22 ° 27 ° 29 ° 27 ° 23 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
E 8 16 E 6 13 E 7 15 SE 8 17 SSE 9 21 S 10 23 SSW 9 20 SW 8 18
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% 87% 78% 58% 44% 41% 49% 65%
UV index
1 5 7 4 1
Sunrise: 04:46 Sunset: 21:21 Moon phase: Waning crescent Air pollution: 4 Pollen: VH
Sunday (Sunday 30 June 2019)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Clear night
<5% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
19 ° 16 ° 15 ° 18 ° 22 ° 23 ° 22 ° 19 °
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18 ° 15 ° 14 ° 17 ° 19 ° 20 ° 20 ° 18 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 9 18 W 8 17 W 9 18 W 10 21 WSW 12 25 WSW 12 26 WSW 11 24 WSW 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
Humidity
65% 79% 80% 69% 55% 51% 53% 65%
UV index
1 4 7 4 1
Sunrise: 04:47 Sunset: 21:21 Moon phase: New
Monday (Monday 1 July 2019)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
16 ° 15 ° 14 ° 17 ° 20 ° 20 ° 20 ° 18 °
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15 ° 14 ° 13 ° 15 ° 18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 16 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 8 17 W 8 16 W 8 16 W 9 19 W 9 21 WNW 9 21 WNW 9 20 NW 8 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
74% 80% 81% 66% 52% 50% 51% 60%
UV index
1 4 5 3 1
Sunrise: 04:47 Sunset: 21:21 Moon phase: New
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