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Open Golf Championship 2018 weather forecast

Will the weather impact the golfers?

Sun 15 JulSun 22 Jul 2018

The biggest names in the world of golf head to Carnoustie this July, for the 147th Open Championship.

The biggest golfing stars, as well as thousands upon thousands of fans, will converge between 15-22 July for the world's oldest major golf championship, and the only championship of the four majors to be held outside the US.

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  • Cloudy 17 °C

    13 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    6 °C

  • Sunny intervals 13 °C

    8 °C

  • Cloudy 13 °C

    9 °C

  • Cloudy 13 °C

    7 °C

  • Cloudy 12 °C

    8 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    9 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 26 September 2018)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
15 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 16 29 WSW 17 31 WSW 19 33 WSW 20 33 WSW 19 32 WSW 20 32 WSW 20 32 WSW 19 31 WSW 19 32 WSW 19 31 WSW 17 30 WSW 17 29 WSW 16 28 WSW 17 28 WSW 14 26
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
Humidity
88% 86% 87% 87% 87% 88% 89% 88% 89% 90% 90% 89% 88% 89% 89%
UV index
1 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:03 Sunset: 19:00 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 27 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
Warnings
Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny intervals Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 20% 50% 50% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 15 27 SW 17 29 SW 17 30 SW 16 29 WSW 18 32 WSW 20 35 WSW 19 33 WSW 20 34 SW 20 34 WSW 20 33 WSW 21 35 WSW 21 34 W 17 28 NW 11 20 NW 9 16 NW 12 21 WNW 13 22 NW 11 20 NW 9 17 WNW 8 17 WNW 9 17 WNW 8 16 W 9 15 WNW 10 16
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 E E E E E E E E E E
Humidity
89% 90% 90% 87% 86% 82% 82% 81% 80% 80% 81% 82% 82% 78% 72% 64% 61% 61% 68% 72% 74% 76% 77% 77%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:05 Sunset: 18:58 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 28 September 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny intervals Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 9 ° 12 ° 12 ° 10 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 7 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 10 17 W 10 17 W 9 17 W 9 16 W 11 17 W 10 18 W 11 18 W 9 14 WSW 10 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
79% 81% 85% 87% 72% 56% 57% 72% 79%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:07 Sunset: 18:55 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 29 September 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% 10% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 13 21 WSW 15 23 SW 15 25 WSW 19 31 WSW 24 38 WSW 23 37 WSW 20 31 WSW 18 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
82% 83% 84% 76% 71% 74% 80% 83%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:09 Sunset: 18:52 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2
Sunday (Sunday 30 September 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
20% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
11 ° 10 ° 9 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 10 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 8 ° 6 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 15 25 WSW 13 21 WSW 13 20 W 14 23 W 16 26 WNW 15 25 WNW 11 17 WNW 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
85% 83% 82% 73% 60% 59% 73% 78%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:11 Sunset: 18:50 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 2
Monday (Monday 1 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Light shower night Light shower night
<5% 10% <5% <5% 20% 10% 30% 30%
Temperature (°C)
8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 9 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 7 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WNW 10 16 W 10 16 W 11 16 W 12 19 WNW 13 22 WNW 13 21 W 12 18 WSW 12 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
82% 84% 85% 75% 65% 67% 78% 83%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:13 Sunset: 18:47 Moon phase: Third quarter
Tuesday (Tuesday 2 October 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 11 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 12 19 WSW 13 20 WSW 13 21 WSW 14 23 WSW 16 27 W 15 24 W 14 21 W 13 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
86% 86% 87% 81% 73% 72% 78% 81%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 07:15 Sunset: 18:44 Moon phase: Third quarter
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15-22 July - Check the weather forecast before heading to Carnoustie for the Open Golf Championship.

Golf and the weather

The Open Championship is always played on traditional links courses. Being on the coast they are renowned for hard, fast fairways which come from sunny days and drying winds. This makes for challenging competition, which can be accentuated by the typical British weather elements of wind, rain, fog or thunderstorms.

Rain makes conditions unpleasant for players and spectators alike, and can stop a competition if the greens and fairways flood. But it is thunderstorms that spell danger; lightning poses a significant risk to everyone on the course and play has to be suspended until the storm passes.

For further information about the Open visit the  Open golf official website.

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

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