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Barcelona Grand Prix 2018 weather forecast

Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya

Fri 11 MaySun 13 May 2018

The Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya will host the Spanish Grand Prix once again this year on 11-13 May 2018.

Will Lewis Hamilton claim back-to-back wins for the first time this season at the Circuit de Catalunya? 

Last year's race was won by Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel was placed second, with Daniel Ricciardo in third. The lap record is held by Kimi Räikkönen, who set a time of 1:21.670 in 2008.

Spain (UTC+02:00)

  • Light shower day 25 °C

    19 °C

  • Sunny day 29 °C

    20 °C

  • Sunny day 29 °C

    20 °C

  • Sunny day 30 °C

    21 °C

  • Sunny day 30 °C

    20 °C

  • Sunny day 31 °C

    21 °C

  • Sunny day 30 °C

    22 °C

Saturday (Saturday 18 August 2018)
Now 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Heavy shower day Light shower day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night Clear night
40% 40% 40% 60% 40% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
24 ° 24 ° 24 ° 24 ° 24 ° 25 ° 24 ° 24 ° 23 ° 22 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
25 ° 25 ° 25 ° 25 ° 25 ° 25 ° 25 ° 25 ° 24 ° 23 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 5 12 SW 4 11 SW 4 11 WSW 4 11 WSW 5 12 WSW 5 11 W 4 9 WSW 4 9 W 4 8 W 4 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
64% 64% 63% 63% 63% 62% 66% 71% 74% 78%
UV index
7 6 5 3 2 2 1
Sunrise: 07:03 Sunset: 20:47 Moon phase: First quarter
Sunday (Sunday 19 August 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 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 Sunny day 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)
22 ° 21 ° 21 ° 20 ° 20 ° 20 ° 20 ° 20 ° 20 ° 22 ° 24 ° 26 ° 27 ° 28 ° 29 ° 29 ° 29 ° 29 ° 28 ° 28 ° 27 ° 26 ° 25 ° 24 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
23 ° 22 ° 21 ° 21 ° 21 ° 20 ° 20 ° 20 ° 20 ° 22 ° 24 ° 27 ° 28 ° 29 ° 30 ° 29 ° 29 ° 29 ° 28 ° 28 ° 27 ° 27 ° 27 ° 26 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 4 8 WNW 5 9 WNW 5 10 NW 5 10 NW 5 10 NW 5 10 NW 5 10 NW 5 10 NW 5 10 NW 5 10 NW 5 10 NW 5 11 W 5 11 WSW 5 13 SW 5 14 SSW 6 16 SSW 7 19 SW 9 20 SW 9 18 SW 8 16 SW 6 13 WSW 4 8 WSW 3 6 NNW 3 6
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG G G G G G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
79% 81% 82% 81% 82% 82% 81% 80% 79% 73% 68% 58% 50% 46% 43% 43% 45% 45% 48% 52% 56% 65% 73% 75%
UV index
1 2 4 6 7 8 9 7 5 4 3 2 1
Sunrise: 07:04 Sunset: 20:45 Moon phase: First quarter
Monday (Monday 20 August 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00 05:00 08:00 11:00 14:00 17:00 20:00 23:00
Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
23 ° 23 ° 22 ° 21 ° 21 ° 27 ° 29 ° 28 ° 27 ° 24 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
25 ° 24 ° 23 ° 22 ° 21 ° 28 ° 29 ° 28 ° 28 ° 27 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 3 6 NW 4 7 WNW 4 7 WNW 5 8 NW 4 7 N 3 7 SSE 7 16 S 8 17 S 4 9 WNW 3 6
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG G
Humidity
79% 79% 80% 78% 79% 55% 51% 50% 58% 81%
UV index
1 6 9 4 1
Sunrise: 07:05 Sunset: 20:44 Moon phase: First quarter
Tuesday (Tuesday 21 August 2018)
02:00 05:00 08:00 11:00 14:00 17:00 20:00 23:00
Clear 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)
22 ° 21 ° 21 ° 28 ° 29 ° 29 ° 27 ° 25 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
24 ° 22 ° 22 ° 29 ° 29 ° 29 ° 28 ° 27 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 5 8 NW 5 8 NW 5 9 NNW 2 5 S 7 17 SSW 9 19 SSW 5 11 WSW 2 4
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
82% 81% 78% 52% 45% 45% 57% 81%
UV index
1 6 9 4 1
Sunrise: 07:06 Sunset: 20:42 Moon phase: First quarter
Wednesday (Wednesday 22 August 2018)
02:00 05:00 08:00 11:00 14:00 17:00 20:00 23:00
Clear 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)
23 ° 21 ° 21 ° 27 ° 29 ° 30 ° 27 ° 25 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
24 ° 23 ° 22 ° 29 ° 30 ° 30 ° 29 ° 27 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 4 6 WNW 4 7 NW 4 7 SW 3 7 SSE 6 15 S 7 17 S 3 8 WNW 3 7
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
81% 83% 81% 55% 49% 45% 57% 72%
UV index
1 6 9 4 1
Sunrise: 07:07 Sunset: 20:41 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Thursday (Thursday 23 August 2018)
02:00 05:00 08:00 11:00 14:00 17:00 20:00 23:00
Clear 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)
23 ° 21 ° 21 ° 28 ° 31 ° 30 ° 28 ° 25 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
25 ° 23 ° 22 ° 29 ° 31 ° 30 ° 29 ° 27 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 3 6 WNW 3 5 WNW 3 6 SW 3 8 S 8 18 S 8 18 SSW 6 11 WSW 4 5
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
80% 87% 84% 56% 47% 47% 60% 77%
UV index
1 5 8 4 1
Sunrise: 07:08 Sunset: 20:39 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Friday (Friday 24 August 2018)
02:00 05:00 08:00 11:00 14:00 17:00 20:00 23:00
Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
23 ° 22 ° 22 ° 26 ° 30 ° 29 ° 27 ° 25 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
25 ° 24 ° 23 ° 28 ° 31 ° 30 ° 28 ° 27 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 4 6 WNW 4 7 WNW 5 8 SW 5 10 S 7 16 S 7 16 S 7 12 SSW 5 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
85% 84% 82% 65% 52% 57% 68% 80%
UV index
1 5 7 3 1
Sunrise: 07:09 Sunset: 20:38 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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11-13 May - How will the weather affect this year's Spanish Grand Prix?

The circuit is located in Montmelo, Barcelona. Drivers are very familiar with its mix of high and low-speed corners, as extensive pre-season testing is performed at the track each year. 2018 will mark the 28th year that Barcelona has hosted the Spanish Grand Prix.

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.

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

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