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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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Saturday (Saturday 19 January 2019)
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SE 6 17 ESE 7 16 SE 7 15 SE 8 15 SE 8 15 SE 7 14 SE 7 14 ESE 8 15 ESE 7 14 ESE 7 14 ESE 6 13 ESE 6 13 ESE 7 13 ESE 6 12 E 6 11 E 5 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
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Humidity
77% 79% 83% 84% 86% 86% 89% 90% 91% 91% 91% 90% 89% 88% 88% 87%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:56 Sunset: 16:27 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 20 January 2019)
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10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
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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
87% 87% 86% 87% 86% 86% 85% 84% 84% 84% 82% 78% 74% 70% 67% 65% 68% 71% 73% 75% 77% 80% 83% 85%
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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Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
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4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 4 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 °
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2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 3 ° 1 ° 0 °
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NNW 4 9 NNW 5 10 NNW 5 10 NW 4 7 W 4 9 WSW 6 12 SW 7 15 SSW 9 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
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Humidity
86% 88% 90% 89% 81% 72% 77% 79%
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 shower night Sunny intervals Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy
60% ≥95% 70% 10% 10% 40% 10% 10%
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5 ° 6 ° 4 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 4 ° 2 °
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1 ° 2 ° 1 ° -1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 0 ° -1 °
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SSW 12 24 SW 13 27 W 10 22 W 9 19 W 10 21 WNW 10 22 W 9 19 W 8 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
83% 88% 83% 84% 78% 71% 76% 81%
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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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 20% 20% 10% 10%
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1 ° 1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 3 ° 4 ° 3 ° 2 °
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-2 ° -2 ° -3 ° -2 ° 0 ° 1 ° 0 ° -1 °
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W 7 15 W 7 13 W 6 13 W 7 14 WNW 7 16 NW 8 17 NW 8 17 NW 9 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G G G VG VG G
Humidity
85% 90% 92% 91% 83% 75% 79% 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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Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy
10% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
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2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 °
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-2 ° -2 ° -3 ° -2 ° -1 ° 0 ° 0 ° -1 °
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NW 9 18 NW 9 19 NNW 9 20 NNW 10 21 N 11 24 N 12 26 N 11 24 N 11 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G VG G VG VG
Humidity
88% 89% 88% 88% 79% 73% 76% 80%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:51 Sunset: 16:35 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
Friday (Friday 25 January 2019)
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Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 2 °
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-2 ° -2 ° -3 ° -2 ° -1 ° 0 ° -1 ° -2 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
N 11 22 N 10 21 N 11 22 N 11 22 N 12 26 N 12 26 N 11 23 N 10 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
81% 82% 82% 79% 70% 65% 72% 77%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:49 Sunset: 16:37 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
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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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