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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.

  • Sunny day 13 °C

    2 °C

  • Sunny day 13 °C

    3 °C

  • Sunny day 14 °C

    3 °C

  • Sunny intervals 11 °C

    5 °C

  • Cloudy 9 °C

    6 °C

  • Cloudy 10 °C

    6 °C

  • Overcast 11 °C

    5 °C

Sunday (Sunday 24 February 2019)
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Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy 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 Clear night Clear night Clear night 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)
7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 6 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 9 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
5 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 7 ° 8 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 9 ° 7 ° 6 ° 6 ° 5 ° 4 ° 3 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 5 8 WSW 4 7 WSW 3 3 ESE 2 3 E 4 5 ESE 5 9 E 5 9 ENE 4 9 WSW 2 8 NE 2 7 E 3 8 ESE 4 7 ESE 4 7 ESE 5 9 ESE 6 10 SE 5 9 SE 4 9 SE 4 8 SE 5 8 SSE 5 8 SE 5 8 SE 5 9 SE 6 10 SSE 6 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M M M M M M M M M M G G G G G G G G G M M M M
Humidity
88% 90% 89% 87% 86% 85% 82% 84% 86% 85% 78% 75% 70% 62% 59% 56% 65% 78% 79% 79% 80% 79% 82% 82%
UV index
1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:02 Sunset: 17:34 Moon phase: Waning gibbous Air pollution: 3
Monday (Monday 25 February 2019)
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 Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night 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 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)
5 ° 4 ° 4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 4 ° 5 ° 7 ° 9 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 12 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 7 ° 7 ° 6 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 2 ° 1 ° 1 ° 1 ° 2 ° 4 ° 6 ° 8 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 12 ° 11 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSE 6 12 S 6 10 SSW 5 9 SW 4 9 SE 4 8 SE 4 7 SE 5 7 ESE 5 8 SE 5 8 SE 4 8 SE 4 8 SSE 5 9 SSE 5 8 SSE 5 9 SSE 6 10 SSE 6 10 SSE 5 9 SSE 5 9 SSE 6 9 SSE 6 9 SSE 6 10 SSE 6 10 SSE 6 10 S 6 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M M M M M M M M M M G G G G G G G G G G G G M M
Humidity
84% 84% 84% 84% 83% 85% 82% 83% 82% 80% 76% 69% 64% 60% 57% 57% 66% 76% 78% 81% 81% 82% 82% 82%
UV index
1 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 1
Sunrise: 07:00 Sunset: 17:36 Moon phase: Third quarter Air pollution: 3
Tuesday (Tuesday 26 February 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 4 ° 6 ° 12 ° 14 ° 9 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 3 ° 2 ° 5 ° 12 ° 13 ° 7 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 6 9 S 5 8 SSE 6 7 S 5 8 S 4 10 SSE 5 11 SE 7 9 SSE 6 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
M G G G VG VG G G
Humidity
82% 82% 81% 82% 69% 66% 87% 90%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 06:57 Sunset: 17:38 Moon phase: Third quarter Air pollution: 5
Wednesday (Wednesday 27 February 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Fog Cloudy Sunny day Partly cloudy night Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% 10% <5% <5% <5% 10%
Temperature (°C)
5 ° 4 ° 3 ° 5 ° 9 ° 10 ° 8 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 2 ° 1 ° 3 ° 7 ° 9 ° 6 ° 5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
S 6 10 S 7 10 SSW 7 9 SSW 6 11 SW 7 15 SW 8 15 WSW 7 11 WSW 6 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VP G VG G G
Humidity
91% 91% 94% 97% 92% 85% 94% 97%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 06:55 Sunset: 17:39 Moon phase: Third quarter Air pollution: 4
Thursday (Thursday 28 February 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Fog Fog Mist Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast
20% 20% 20% 10% 20% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
6 ° 5 ° 5 ° 6 ° 7 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 3 ° 3 ° 3 ° 5 ° 6 ° 5 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 6 11 W 7 12 W 7 12 WNW 8 15 WNW 10 18 NW 11 20 NW 11 19 WNW 11 20
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VP VP P M G G G G
Humidity
97% 97% 97% 96% 91% 83% 88% 91%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:53 Sunset: 17:41 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Friday (Friday 1 March 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 6 ° 7 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
4 ° 4 ° 3 ° 4 ° 7 ° 7 ° 5 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
NNW 11 19 NNW 11 18 NW 10 17 NNW 10 18 SW 10 20 SW 10 19 SSW 10 16 SSW 11 18
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G VG VG VG G
Humidity
92% 94% 94% 89% 77% 80% 87% 92%
UV index
1 2 1
Sunrise: 06:51 Sunset: 17:43 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Saturday (Saturday 2 March 2019)
00:00 03:00 06:00 09:00 12:00 15:00 18:00 21:00
Warnings
Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast
10% 20% 20% 20% 10% 20% 20% 20%
Temperature (°C)
7 ° 7 ° 7 ° 8 ° 10 ° 9 ° 8 ° 7 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
3 ° 4 ° 4 ° 5 ° 7 ° 6 ° 5 ° 4 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 12 20 SSW 12 21 SSW 12 22 SSW 14 26 S 16 30 SSW 14 26 SSW 13 24 SSW 13 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G G
Humidity
95% 95% 95% 90% 82% 81% 84% 87%
UV index
1 1 1
Sunrise: 06:49 Sunset: 17:45 Moon phase: Waning crescent
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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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