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Bahrain Grand Prix 2019

Sakhir Circuit, Bahrain

Fri 6 AprSun 8 Apr 2018

Motor racing’s favourite night race has been pencilled in for 28 - 31 March as the second of 21 rounds in the 2019 FIA Formula 1 World Championship.

Last year's race was won by Sebastian Vettel 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 23 °C

    15 °C

  • Sunny day 23 °C

    15 °C

  • Sunny day 24 °C

    16 °C

  • Sunny day 24 °C

    17 °C

  • Sunny day 22 °C

    15 °C

  • Sunny day 23 °C

    16 °C

  • Sunny day 20 °C

    15 °C

Sunday (Sunday 16 December 2018)
Now 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
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Temperature (°C)
23 ° 23 ° 23 ° 22 ° 21 ° 20 ° 19 ° 19 ° 18 ° 18 ° 17 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
20 ° 20 ° 20 ° 19 ° 19 ° 18 ° 18 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 16 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 14 22 NNW 14 22 N 14 22 N 13 20 N 12 17 N 11 15 NNW 11 14 NNW 10 14 NNW 10 13 NNW 10 13 NNW 10 13
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
Humidity
56% 55% 54% 59% 63% 67% 69% 72% 74% 77% 79%
UV index
4 3 1 1
Sunrise: 06:18 Sunset: 16:49 Moon phase: First quarter
Monday (Monday 17 December 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 Clear night 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
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Temperature (°C)
17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 16 ° 18 ° 20 ° 20 ° 21 ° 22 ° 22 ° 22 ° 23 ° 22 ° 21 ° 20 ° 19 ° 18 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 16 ° 18 ° 20 ° 21 ° 21 ° 22 ° 22 ° 23 ° 23 ° 22 ° 20 ° 19 ° 19 ° 18 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 10 13 NNW 10 13 NNW 9 13 NW 9 12 NW 9 12 NW 8 11 NW 7 10 NW 6 9 NW 5 9 NW 4 8 WNW 4 9 WNW 4 9 WNW 3 9 WNW 3 9 WNW 3 8 NW 4 8 NW 4 8 NNW 5 8 NNW 5 7 N 4 6 NNE 4 5 NE 3 4 E 3 5 E 4 5
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G G G G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
82% 83% 84% 85% 86% 87% 88% 84% 80% 76% 71% 67% 63% 61% 60% 58% 62% 66% 70% 73% 77% 80% 79% 79%
UV index
1 2 3 3 4 5 3 2 1 1
Sunrise: 06:18 Sunset: 16:49 Moon phase: First quarter
Tuesday (Tuesday 18 December 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 Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 20 ° 23 ° 23 ° 20 ° 18 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 19 ° 22 ° 23 ° 19 ° 17 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ESE 4 6 SE 4 6 SSE 4 6 S 5 6 SSW 6 8 S 8 13 SW 7 13 SSE 5 9 E 6 8 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 VG VG VG
Humidity
79% 78% 78% 78% 78% 65% 53% 41% 50% 65%
UV index
3 4 1
Sunrise: 06:19 Sunset: 16:50 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Wednesday (Wednesday 19 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 21 ° 23 ° 23 ° 21 ° 20 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
17 ° 17 ° 15 ° 19 ° 21 ° 22 ° 19 ° 18 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
E 4 5 NNE 5 8 NW 10 13 NW 11 17 NW 12 19 NNW 12 18 N 11 15 NNW 12 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
70% 68% 81% 73% 66% 60% 69% 77%
UV index
3 4 1
Sunrise: 06:19 Sunset: 16:50 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Thursday (Thursday 20 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
19 ° 18 ° 17 ° 19 ° 21 ° 22 ° 19 ° 17 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
17 ° 16 ° 15 ° 19 ° 20 ° 21 ° 19 ° 17 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 12 16 NW 13 17 NW 11 16 NW 9 14 WNW 8 14 WNW 6 11 WNW 4 6 ENE 4 6
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% 83% 84% 77% 71% 63% 67% 70%
UV index
3 4 1
Sunrise: 06:20 Sunset: 16:51 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Friday (Friday 21 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
16 ° 15 ° 16 ° 20 ° 22 ° 22 ° 19 ° 19 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 18 ° 20 ° 19 ° 16 ° 15 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
ENE 4 7 SSW 5 8 WSW 8 11 W 9 15 WNW 11 18 W 14 21 NW 15 21 NNW 16 23
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% 77% 65% 61% 62% 66% 69%
UV index
3 4 1
Sunrise: 06:20 Sunset: 16:51 Moon phase: Full
Saturday (Saturday 22 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
18 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 19 ° 20 ° 18 ° 17 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 19 26 NW 21 30 NW 21 30 NW 21 31 NW 20 30 NW 19 28 NW 19 27 NW 17 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
70% 71% 72% 73% 65% 56% 60% 65%
UV index
3 4 2
Sunrise: 06:21 Sunset: 16:52 Moon phase: Full
Sunday (Sunday 23 December 2018)
00:00
Clear night
<5%
Temperature (°C)
16 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 17 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G
Humidity
68%
UV index
< Sakhir F1 last 24 hours Issued at:  (UK Local Time)

28 - 31 March 2019 - 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 crosswinds which can cause stability problems at high speeds.

You can check the weather forecast for other events through the Events Calendar.

 

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