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Bahrain Grand Prix 2018 weather forecast

Sakhir Circuit, Bahrain

Fri 6 AprSun 8 Apr 2018

The third race of the Formula 1 season will be held at the Sakhir Circuit in Bahrain on 6-8 April 2018.

Last year's race was won by Sebastian Vettal with Lewis Hamilton coming second. The lap record is held by Pedro de la Rosa, who set a time of 1:31.447 in 2005.

Bahrain (UTC+03:00)

  • Sunny day 40 °C

    28 °C

  • Sunny day 38 °C

    28 °C

  • Sunny day 37 °C

    28 °C

  • Sunny day 37 °C

    28 °C

  • Sunny day 37 °C

    27 °C

  • Sunny day 37 °C

    27 °C

  • Sunny day 36 °C

    28 °C

Saturday (Saturday 22 September 2018)
Now 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
36 ° 34 ° 33 ° 32 ° 31 ° 31 ° 30 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
37 ° 36 ° 35 ° 35 ° 34 ° 34 ° 33 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNE 9 14 NE 9 13 NE 8 12 NE 8 11 ENE 7 10 E 6 9 ESE 6 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
49% 58% 62% 67% 72% 75% 77%
UV index
1
Sunrise: 05:26 Sunset: 17:35 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Sunday (Sunday 23 September 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
Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
29 ° 29 ° 29 ° 28 ° 28 ° 28 ° 28 ° 30 ° 32 ° 34 ° 35 ° 36 ° 37 ° 37 ° 37 ° 38 ° 36 ° 35 ° 34 ° 33 ° 32 ° 32 ° 31 ° 31 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
33 ° 33 ° 33 ° 33 ° 33 ° 33 ° 33 ° 34 ° 36 ° 37 ° 39 ° 40 ° 41 ° 41 ° 41 ° 41 ° 40 ° 38 ° 36 ° 36 ° 35 ° 34 ° 34 ° 34 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SE 5 7 SSE 4 6 S 3 5 S 3 4 SSW 3 4 S 3 4 S 3 4 S 4 7 S 5 9 SSE 6 11 S 5 11 SSE 5 10 SSE 4 10 SSE 4 10 ENE 4 10 NE 5 10 NE 6 11 NE 8 12 NE 9 13 ENE 9 13 ENE 9 13 E 9 13 E 9 12 ESE 8 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
80% 81% 82% 83% 83% 84% 84% 76% 69% 62% 59% 57% 54% 53% 52% 51% 54% 58% 61% 64% 68% 72% 74% 76%
UV index
1 3 4 6 7 8 8 6 4 2 2 1
Sunrise: 05:27 Sunset: 17:34 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Monday (Monday 24 September 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
30 ° 30 ° 29 ° 29 ° 29 ° 34 ° 37 ° 37 ° 33 ° 31 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
33 ° 33 ° 32 ° 32 ° 32 ° 38 ° 42 ° 41 ° 36 ° 34 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SE 7 10 SE 7 10 SSE 7 9 S 6 9 SW 5 8 WSW 4 9 SW 4 9 NE 7 12 NE 7 11 NE 6 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
79% 80% 80% 81% 80% 66% 57% 57% 66% 72%
UV index
1 6 8 2
Sunrise: 05:27 Sunset: 17:33 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Tuesday (Tuesday 25 September 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
<5% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
30 ° 29 ° 29 ° 34 ° 36 ° 36 ° 33 ° 31 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
33 ° 32 ° 32 ° 37 ° 40 ° 40 ° 35 ° 34 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 5 8 NNE 5 7 W 6 9 W 7 12 NW 6 11 N 7 12 NNE 8 12 NNE 7 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
76% 76% 74% 63% 56% 56% 61% 63%
UV index
1 5 8 2
Sunrise: 05:27 Sunset: 17:32 Moon phase: Full
Wednesday (Wednesday 26 September 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
30 ° 29 ° 30 ° 34 ° 37 ° 37 ° 33 ° 31 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
32 ° 31 ° 32 ° 37 ° 40 ° 40 ° 34 ° 32 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NE 5 7 W 5 7 W 8 11 W 7 12 NW 4 8 NE 7 10 NE 9 13 NE 9 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% 66% 69% 57% 47% 48% 51% 58%
UV index
1 6 8 2
Sunrise: 05:28 Sunset: 17:31 Moon phase: Full
Thursday (Thursday 27 September 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
29 ° 28 ° 28 ° 34 ° 36 ° 36 ° 33 ° 31 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
30 ° 29 ° 29 ° 37 ° 40 ° 38 ° 33 ° 31 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
E 6 9 ESE 5 8 WSW 6 9 SSE 6 10 ESE 4 8 NE 8 12 NE 12 17 ENE 11 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
62% 64% 66% 56% 52% 52% 55% 60%
UV index
1 6 8 2
Sunrise: 05:28 Sunset: 17:29 Moon phase: Full
Friday (Friday 28 September 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
29 ° 28 ° 29 ° 33 ° 35 ° 35 ° 33 ° 30 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
30 ° 29 ° 30 ° 36 ° 39 ° 38 ° 34 ° 32 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
E 8 11 E 6 10 ESE 6 10 S 7 12 SE 5 10 NNE 7 12 NE 8 13 ENE 7 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
64% 66% 63% 61% 57% 55% 60% 62%
UV index
1 5 7 3
Sunrise: 05:29 Sunset: 17:28 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
Saturday (Saturday 29 September 2018)
00:00
Clear night
<5%
Temperature (°C)
29 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
31 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNE 6 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG
Humidity
65%
UV index
< Sakhir F1 last 24 hours Issued at:  (UK Local Time)

14-16 April - How will the weather affect this year's Bahrain Grand Prix?

100,000 spectators will visit the Sakhir Circuit over the race weekend, which has been part of the F1 calendar since 2004 when it became the first round of the F1 championship to be held in the Middle East.

 

How does weather affect racing?

Different weather conditions can result in very different races, and Formula 1 teams adapt their strategy accordingly, for example using different tyres in wet conditions, and taking account of cross winds which can cause stability problems at high speeds.

 

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