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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.

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  • Cloudy 20 °C

    15 °C

  • Cloudy 22 °C

    16 °C

  • Cloudy 21 °C

    15 °C

  • Cloudy 23 °C

    15 °C

  • Cloudy 22 °C

    14 °C

  • Sunny intervals 21 °C

    12 °C

  • Cloudy 20 °C

    11 °C

Friday (Friday 17 August 2018)
Now 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
16 ° 16 ° 15 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
14 ° 14 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 10 20 SW 10 19 WSW 12 23
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G
Humidity
72% 80% 85%
UV index
Sunrise: 05:50 Sunset: 20:25 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Saturday (Saturday 18 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
Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 16 ° 17 ° 18 ° 19 ° 19 ° 20 ° 21 ° 21 ° 21 ° 21 ° 21 ° 20 ° 19 ° 18 ° 18 ° 17 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 16 ° 17 ° 17 ° 18 ° 18 ° 19 ° 19 ° 18 ° 18 ° 18 ° 17 ° 16 ° 16 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 13 24 WSW 12 23 SW 12 22 SW 11 22 SW 12 22 SW 11 21 SW 11 20 SW 11 20 SW 12 20 WSW 13 22 WSW 13 22 WSW 14 23 WSW 14 23 WSW 14 23 WSW 14 23 WSW 13 23 WSW 13 23 WSW 13 22 WSW 13 22 WSW 11 20 SW 10 19 SW 10 19 SW 10 19 SW 10 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
86% 86% 86% 87% 87% 89% 90% 89% 86% 80% 74% 69% 66% 64% 61% 61% 59% 61% 62% 66% 71% 76% 83% 85%
UV index
1 1 1 2 3 4 4 5 4 4 3 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:52 Sunset: 20:23 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Sunday (Sunday 19 August 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 50% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
17 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 17 ° 19 ° 21 ° 20 ° 18 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
16 ° 16 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 16 ° 18 ° 19 ° 17 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 10 18 SW 10 18 SSW 11 20 SSW 15 27 SW 18 30 WSW 18 31 W 15 26 W 11 20 WNW 9 16
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
88% 90% 92% 88% 86% 79% 70% 72% 84%
UV index
1 2 4 2 1
Sunrise: 05:54 Sunset: 20:21 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 1 Pollen: L
Monday (Monday 20 August 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Partly cloudy night
<5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
16 ° 16 ° 16 ° 19 ° 22 ° 22 ° 21 ° 18 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 18 ° 20 ° 21 ° 20 ° 17 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 8 13 W 7 11 WSW 7 12 WSW 9 16 WSW 11 21 WSW 12 23 WSW 12 21 WSW 10 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
91% 94% 95% 81% 67% 66% 71% 84%
UV index
1 3 5 3 1
Sunrise: 05:55 Sunset: 20:19 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Tuesday (Tuesday 21 August 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Clear night
<5% 10% <5% <5% 10% 10% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
17 ° 16 ° 16 ° 18 ° 21 ° 22 ° 21 ° 18 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 17 ° 20 ° 20 ° 19 ° 17 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 8 14 WSW 7 13 WSW 7 12 WSW 7 15 WSW 8 17 SW 9 19 WSW 10 17 WSW 10 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
90% 92% 91% 77% 64% 58% 65% 79%
UV index
1 3 5 2 1
Sunrise: 05:57 Sunset: 20:17 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Wednesday (Wednesday 22 August 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Clear night Partly cloudy night Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny day Partly cloudy night
<5% 10% 10% 10% 20% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
16 ° 15 ° 15 ° 17 ° 19 ° 20 ° 19 ° 16 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 16 ° 18 ° 19 ° 17 ° 14 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 10 17 WSW 10 17 WSW 10 17 W 11 20 W 10 21 WNW 9 19 WNW 9 16 NW 9 15
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG G G VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
88% 92% 91% 77% 64% 60% 61% 74%
UV index
1 3 5 2 1
Sunrise: 05:59 Sunset: 20:14 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
Thursday (Thursday 23 August 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 Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 12 ° 12 ° 16 ° 18 ° 19 ° 17 ° 15 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 15 ° 17 ° 17 ° 16 ° 13 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NW 8 13 NW 7 11 NW 6 11 NW 7 16 W 8 20 W 10 20 W 10 17 NW 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
Humidity
80% 85% 86% 66% 54% 52% 61% 75%
UV index
1 3 5 2 1
Sunrise: 06:00 Sunset: 20:12 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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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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