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British Grand Prix 2018 weather forecast

Formula 1 racing at the British Grand Prix

Thu 5 JulSun 8 Jul 2018

The British Grand Prix at Silverstone takes place this year on 5 - 8 July, as part of the Formula 1 season.

Silverstone is the tenth race in the Formula 1 season, with the teams having already raced in Australia, China, Bahrain, Russia, Spain, Monaco, Canada, Azerbaijan and Austria.

Silverstone has been regarded as the 'Home of British Motor Racing' since hosting its first Grand Prix in 1948. F1® drivers call the British Grand Prix at the iconic Silverstone Circuit ‘insanely fast’.  

Both British drivers will be hoping to give the home fans something to cheer about at Silverstone by claiming a podium position.

What conditions will drivers face at the British Grand Prix?

Dry with some strong sunshine. Temperatures building through the weekend. Highs of 27C during Saturday and Sunday. High UV. Winds will be light and the air will be rather humid.

Clare Nasir, Met Office Meteorologist.

Check the Silverstone weather forecast for the British Grand Prix.

Back to the events calendar.

  • Cloudy 7 °C

    6 °C

  • Light rain 9 °C

    5 °C

  • Cloudy 7 °C

    5 °C

  • Cloudy 7 °C

    4 °C

  • Light rain 8 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 9 °C

    6 °C

  • Light rain 9 °C

    7 °C

Monday (Monday 17 December 2018)
Now 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
Sunny intervals Sunny day Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% <5% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
2 ° 3 ° 5 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
-1 ° 0 ° 1 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 8 23 SW 10 21 SW 10 19 SSW 10 16 SSW 9 17 SSW 9 19 S 10 21 S 11 23 S 12 24 S 13 25 S 13 25 S 14 27 S 15 28 S 15 28 S 16 29
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M M G G G G G G G G G G VG VG
Humidity
97% 97% 98% 93% 91% 92% 91% 92% 94% 95% 95% 96% 95% 95% 94%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:08 Sunset: 15:52 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2
Tuesday (Tuesday 18 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
Warnings
Light rain Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Light rain Overcast Light rain Light rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Heavy rain Light rain Cloudy
40% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 50% 20% 50% 60% 90% ≥95% ≥95% ≥95% ≥95% 90% 90% 50% 20%
Temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 16 29 S 17 30 S 16 30 S 18 32 S 18 33 S 19 35 S 20 35 S 20 36 S 22 39 S 22 40 S 23 40 S 23 40 SSE 23 41 SSE 22 39 S 21 36 S 20 35 S 19 33 S 19 33 S 17 31 S 16 28 SSW 14 25 WSW 11 20 WSW 9 16 SW 10 18
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 G VG VG G M M M M M M G VG VG
Humidity
93% 93% 92% 93% 92% 92% 90% 88% 88% 87% 84% 87% 87% 89% 91% 92% 94% 96% 95% 95% 96% 96% 95% 96%
UV index
1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:08 Sunset: 15:53 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Wednesday (Wednesday 19 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
20% 10% 10% 10% 50% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 11 20 SSW 11 20 SSW 12 21 SSW 11 20 SSW 13 23 S 13 23 SSW 14 24 SSW 14 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG G VG VG VG
Humidity
96% 96% 95% 94% 92% 91% 92% 93%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:09 Sunset: 15:53 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Thursday (Thursday 20 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Light rain Light rain Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
40% 50% 10% 20% 10% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 3 ° 3 ° 2 ° 1 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 15 25 SSW 15 24 SSW 13 22 SW 14 24 SW 15 26 WSW 14 24 SW 14 23 WSW 14 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
94% 93% 95% 94% 88% 86% 91% 91%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:10 Sunset: 15:53 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous Air pollution: 2
Friday (Friday 21 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Overcast Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 20% 50% 50% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 5 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 14 22 SW 12 19 SSW 11 17 SSW 11 18 S 11 19 SSW 13 21 SW 14 22 SW 15 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG G G M M G G
Humidity
93% 94% 96% 96% 95% 95% 94% 93%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:10 Sunset: 15:54 Moon phase: Full Air pollution: 2
Saturday (Saturday 22 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
20% 10% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 17 27 WSW 17 28 WSW 16 27 WSW 15 26 WSW 16 27 WSW 15 25 WSW 14 22 SW 13 22
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G G VG G G G
Humidity
93% 93% 93% 92% 88% 88% 92% 94%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:11 Sunset: 15:54 Moon phase: Full
Sunday (Sunday 23 December 2018)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Heavy rain Cloudy Light rain
10% 10% 10% 20% 30% 70% 20% 50%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 12 20 SW 11 19 SSW 11 18 SSW 11 19 SSW 12 21 SW 12 20 SW 12 20 WSW 12 21
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G M M G G G G
Humidity
95% 96% 97% 96% 94% 95% 95% 95%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 08:11 Sunset: 15:55 Moon phase: Full
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5 - 8 July - Check the weather forecast before heading to Silverstone for the British Grand Prix.

For further information about getting to the Grand Prix visit the Silverstone official website.

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

 

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