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Bahrain Grand Prix 2017 weather forecast

Sakhir Circuit, Bahrain

Fri 14 AprSun 16 Apr 2017

The third race of the Formula 1 season will be held at the Sakhir Circuit in Bahrain on 14-16 April 2017.

Last year's race was won by Nico Rosberg, with Kimi Räikkönen in second and Lewis Hamilton placing third. 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 35 °C

    24 °C

  • Sunny day 34 °C

    24 °C

  • Sunny day 33 °C

    24 °C

  • Sunny day 33 °C

    23 °C

  • Sunny day 32 °C

    24 °C

  • Sunny day 32 °C

    24 °C

  • Sunny day 33 °C

    25 °C

Sunday (Sunday 22 October 2017)
Now 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
29 ° 28 ° 28 ° 27 ° 26 ° 26 °
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30 ° 29 ° 29 ° 28 ° 28 ° 27 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NE 8 11 ENE 8 10 ENE 7 10 ENE 7 10 NE 7 9 NE 6 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
58% 62% 67% 71% 73% 74%
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Sunrise: 05:40 Sunset: 17:04 Moon phase: New
Monday (Monday 23 October 2017)
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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 Clear night 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)
26 ° 25 ° 25 ° 25 ° 25 ° 25 ° 25 ° 27 ° 29 ° 31 ° 32 ° 33 ° 33 ° 33 ° 33 ° 33 ° 32 ° 31 ° 29 ° 29 ° 28 ° 27 ° 27 ° 26 °
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27 ° 27 ° 27 ° 26 ° 26 ° 26 ° 26 ° 28 ° 30 ° 33 ° 33 ° 34 ° 34 ° 34 ° 33 ° 32 ° 31 ° 30 ° 29 ° 28 ° 28 ° 27 ° 27 ° 26 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNE 6 8 NNE 6 8 N 6 8 N 6 8 N 6 8 N 6 8 NNW 5 8 N 6 9 N 6 10 N 6 12 N 7 13 N 7 13 N 8 14 N 9 15 N 10 17 N 11 18 NNE 11 17 NNE 11 16 NNE 11 15 NNE 10 14 NNE 10 13 NNE 9 12 NNE 9 12 NNE 8 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
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 Expand
76% 76% 75% 74% 74% 75% 75% 66% 59% 51% 48% 46% 43% 43% 43% 43% 46% 49% 51% 53% 54% 55% 57% 59%
UV index Expand
1 2 3 5 5 6 7 5 3 2 1
Sunrise: 05:41 Sunset: 17:03 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Tuesday (Tuesday 24 October 2017)
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)
26 ° 25 ° 25 ° 25 ° 24 ° 31 ° 33 ° 33 ° 29 ° 27 °
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26 ° 26 ° 25 ° 25 ° 25 ° 33 ° 35 ° 34 ° 30 ° 27 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNE 7 10 NNE 7 9 NNE 6 9 NNE 5 8 N 4 7 N 4 8 N 4 9 NNE 6 10 NE 6 8 ENE 8 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
60% 61% 62% 63% 63% 45% 41% 41% 51% 59%
UV index Expand
1 5 6 1
Sunrise: 05:41 Sunset: 17:03 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Wednesday (Wednesday 25 October 2017)
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)
26 ° 25 ° 24 ° 30 ° 32 ° 32 ° 28 ° 26 °
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26 ° 26 ° 25 ° 32 ° 35 ° 33 ° 29 ° 27 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ENE 8 11 E 5 7 S 5 7 WNW 5 9 NW 4 8 NNE 8 13 NE 9 13 NE 7 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
65% 66% 67% 60% 56% 55% 65% 66%
UV index Expand
1 4 6 1
Sunrise: 05:42 Sunset: 17:02 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Thursday (Thursday 26 October 2017)
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)
25 ° 24 ° 25 ° 29 ° 31 ° 31 ° 28 ° 26 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
26 ° 25 ° 25 ° 31 ° 34 ° 33 ° 30 ° 28 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NE 4 6 WNW 4 7 WNW 6 9 WNW 6 10 N 4 8 NNE 6 10 NNE 7 11 NE 7 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
67% 68% 72% 65% 57% 59% 67% 73%
UV index Expand
1 4 6 1
Sunrise: 05:43 Sunset: 17:01 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Friday (Friday 27 October 2017)
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)
25 ° 24 ° 24 ° 29 ° 31 ° 32 ° 28 ° 27 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
27 ° 26 ° 25 ° 31 ° 34 ° 34 ° 30 ° 27 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ENE 4 7 ENE 4 7 NNE 4 7 SW 5 10 SW 4 9 ESE 3 7 NE 6 9 ENE 8 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
73% 73% 73% 68% 62% 57% 62% 68%
UV index Expand
1 4 6 1
Sunrise: 05:43 Sunset: 17:00 Moon phase: First quarter
Saturday (Saturday 28 October 2017)
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)
25 ° 25 ° 25 ° 30 ° 32 ° 33 ° 30 ° 28 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
26 ° 25 ° 25 ° 31 ° 34 ° 34 ° 30 ° 27 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
ESE 7 10 SSE 6 9 SSW 7 11 SSW 7 12 S 5 10 E 5 9 ENE 8 12 E 11 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
69% 69% 64% 60% 56% 49% 53% 62%
UV index Expand
1 5 5 2
Sunrise: 05:44 Sunset: 16:59 Moon phase: First quarter
Sunday (Sunday 29 October 2017)
00:00
Clear night
<5%
Temperature (°C)
26 °
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26 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
SE 10 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG
Humidity Expand
65%
UV index Expand
< 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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