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What is the weather forecast for the 2024 British Grand Prix?

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SILVERSTONE CIRCUIT, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 08: Nico Hulkenberg, Haas F1 VF-23 during the F1 Grand

Formula 1 returns to Silverstone this weekend as a triple header of races concludes – but what does the weather have in store for the British Grand Prix?

While the drivers and teams were faced with warm and dry conditions last time out in Austria, rain looks to be on the cards as the 12th race weekend of the season gets under way.

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Scroll down to get a detailed weather forecast for the event ahead.

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2024 British Grand Prix weekend weather forecast

FRIDAY, JUL 5 – FP1 AND FP2
Conditions: Gloomy weather all day long with a moderate to high chance of rain, especially by the late morning. Rain amount : 3-6 mm. Light to moderate south-westerly wind with gusts up to 40 km/h in the afternoon. FP1 : 17°C // FP2 : 17°C
Maximum temperature expected: 28 Celsius
Minimum temperature expected: 11 Celsius
Chance of rain: 60%

SATURDAY, JUL 6 – FP3 AND QUALIFYING
Conditions: Mostly sunny at first, then mix of clouds and sunny spells with a slight to moderate chance of one or two showers moving quickly around noon. Decreasing chance of rain in the afternoon. Still a moderate westerly wind with gusts up to 50km/h by mid-morning. FP3 : 16°C // Q : 17°C
Maximum temperature expected: 17 Celsius
Minimum temperature expected: 9 Celsius
Chance of rain: 40%

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SUNDAY, JUL 6 – RACE
Partly cloudy at first becoming mostly cloudy by late morning with a moderate chance of quick showers by noon. Lighter south-westerly wind with gusts up to 40km/h during the race. Race start : 17°C
Maximum temperature expected: 17 Celsius
Minimum temperature expected: 10 Celsius
Chance of rain: 40%

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