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What is the weather forecast for the 2022 British Grand Prix?

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Formula 1 heads to Silverstone for the 10th round of racing at the 2022 British Grand Prix, but can we expect rain or will the sun be shining for the drivers this weekend?

Red Bull are on a run of six straight victories, with Max Verstappen winning five of those to lead the drivers’ championship by 46 points over team mate Sergio Perez.

READ MORE: An all-British Mercedes line-up and Leclerc on the attack – 5 storylines we’re excited about ahead of the 2022 British GP

The outlook at this stage suggests that there is a slight chance of rain on Friday and Saturday for the practice sessions and qualifying – but it should be sunny for the race.

Scroll down for a detailed forecast.

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The weather forecast for the 2022 British Grand Prix

2022 British Grand Prix weather forecast

FRIDAY, JULY 1 – FP1 AND FP2 WEATHER
Conditions: Partly cloudy at first then a few showers remain possible in the afternoon. Breezy SW wind. FP1: 18°C. FP2: 19°C
Maximum temperature expected: 19 Celsius
Minimum temperature expected: 11 Celsius
Chance of rain: 40%

SATURDAY, JULY 2 – FP3 AND QUALIFYING WEATHER
Conditions: Mainly dry day except the possibilty of a short rainy band to cross the area from west to east in the afternoon, but there are still some differences between simulations so far. Windy with gusts up to 50km/h. FP3: 19°C. Q: 20°C
Maximum temperature expected: 20 Celsius
Minimum temperature expected: 11 Celsius
Chance of rain: 40%

SUNDAY, JULY 3 – RACE WEATHER
Conditions: Sunny race day with few clouds. Very slight chance of one developing shower. Breezy wind veering northwesterly. Race : 22°C
Maximum temperature expected: 22 Celsius
Minimum temperature expected: 13 Celsius
Chance of rain: <20%

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