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Chinese Grand Prix 2017 weather forecast

Shanghai International Circuit

Fri 7 AprSun 9 Apr 2017

The second race of the Formula 1 season will be held at Shanghai International Circuit on 7-9 April 2017.

Last year's race was won by Nico Rosberg, with Sebastian Vettel placing second and Daniil Kvyat in third. Lewis Hamilton started at the back of the grid but recovered well to finish seventh, as he ran into more trouble on race day. The lap record is held by Michael Schumacher, who set a time of 1:32.238 in 2004.

China (UTC+08:00)

  • Sunny intervals 22 °C

    12 °C

  • Sunny intervals 20 °C

    10 °C

  • Sunny day 19 °C

    11 °C

  • Sunny day 20 °C

    13 °C

  • Sunny intervals 21 °C

    14 °C

  • Sunny day 21 °C

    13 °C

  • Sunny day 21 °C

    14 °C

Sunday (Sunday 22 October 2017)
Now
Clear night
<5%
Temperature (°C)
15 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNW 11 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG
Humidity Expand
85%
UV index Expand
Sunrise: 06:03 Sunset: 17:16 Moon phase: New
Monday (Monday 23 October 2017)
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 intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy 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)
15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 15 ° 16 ° 17 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 ° 19 ° 18 ° 17 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 15 ° 16 ° 17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNW 10 18 NNW 10 17 NW 10 16 NW 9 16 NW 9 16 NW 9 16 NW 10 17 NW 10 18 NW 11 20 NW 11 21 NNW 11 21 NNW 11 22 NNW 11 22 NNW 11 22 NNW 11 22 NNW 11 20 NNW 10 18 NNW 9 16 N 9 16 N 9 16 N 10 16 N 9 15 NNW 9 15 NNW 9 14
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
86% 87% 87% 87% 87% 86% 83% 79% 76% 71% 65% 60% 58% 57% 55% 58% 62% 65% 68% 71% 75% 76% 78% 80%
UV index Expand
1 2 3 4 5 4 3 2 2 1 1
Sunrise: 06:03 Sunset: 17:15 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Tuesday (Tuesday 24 October 2017)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 11:00 14:00 17:00 20:00 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 Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 18 ° 19 ° 16 ° 14 ° 12 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 16 ° 17 ° 15 ° 13 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNW 9 14 NNW 8 14 NW 8 14 NW 8 14 NW 8 14 NW 8 14 NW 8 14 NW 8 15 NNW 9 16 N 9 20 NNE 9 19 NNE 9 14 NNE 7 10 N 6 9
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
Humidity Expand
82% 83% 85% 85% 86% 87% 83% 80% 76% 56% 51% 65% 81% 88%
UV index Expand
1 2 5 3 1
Sunrise: 06:04 Sunset: 17:14 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Wednesday (Wednesday 25 October 2017)
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 Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 11 ° 15 ° 20 ° 20 ° 18 ° 15 ° 14 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
10 ° 10 ° 14 ° 19 ° 19 ° 17 ° 15 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
N 6 9 N 6 9 NNE 6 11 ENE 7 16 ENE 7 16 ENE 7 11 ENE 6 10 NE 5 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G VG VG VG VG VG G
Humidity Expand
90% 90% 78% 57% 55% 70% 82% 87%
UV index Expand
2 5 2 1
Sunrise: 06:05 Sunset: 17:13 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Thursday (Thursday 26 October 2017)
02:00 05:00 08:00 11:00 14:00 17:00 20:00 23:00
Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 13 ° 16 ° 20 ° 21 ° 18 ° 16 ° 15 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
13 ° 13 ° 16 ° 20 ° 20 ° 18 ° 16 ° 15 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NE 4 7 NE 5 7 NE 4 8 E 4 11 NE 4 11 ENE 5 9 E 5 9 ENE 4 6
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G VG VG VG VG VG G
Humidity Expand
89% 90% 77% 57% 54% 72% 83% 89%
UV index Expand
2 5 2 1
Sunrise: 06:06 Sunset: 17:12 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Friday (Friday 27 October 2017)
02:00 05:00 08:00 11:00 14:00 17:00 20:00 23:00
Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 14 ° 17 ° 20 ° 21 ° 18 ° 16 ° 15 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
14 ° 14 ° 16 ° 19 ° 19 ° 17 ° 15 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
NNE 4 6 N 5 7 N 5 10 NNE 7 16 NNE 8 17 NNE 8 13 NNE 7 11 N 7 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
91% 91% 79% 60% 57% 71% 83% 87%
UV index Expand
2 5 2 1
Sunrise: 06:06 Sunset: 17:11 Moon phase: First quarter
Saturday (Saturday 28 October 2017)
02:00 05:00 08:00 11:00 14:00 17:00 20:00 23:00
Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 13 ° 16 ° 20 ° 21 ° 19 ° 16 ° 15 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
13 ° 12 ° 15 ° 18 ° 19 ° 17 ° 15 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
N 7 11 N 7 11 N 8 14 NNE 10 20 NNE 11 22 NNE 10 17 N 8 13 N 8 12
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
VG G VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity Expand
89% 89% 78% 60% 54% 69% 83% 87%
UV index Expand
2 5 3 1
Sunrise: 06:07 Sunset: 17:10 Moon phase: First quarter
Sunday (Sunday 29 October 2017)
02:00 05:00
Clear night Clear night
<5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
15 ° 15 °
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Feels like temperature (°C) Expand
14 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) Expand
N 8 12 N 8 14
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) Expand
G VG
Humidity Expand
89% 88%
UV index Expand
< Shanghai F1 last 24 hours Issued at:  (UK Local Time)

7-9 April - How will the weather affect this year's Chinese Grand Prix?

The Chinese Grand Prix has been held at the Shanghai International Circuit every year since the first Chinese Grand Prix in 2004. The spectacular circuit is popular with drivers and fans alike, with sweeping curves, hairpin bends and long straights.

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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