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What is the weather forecast for the 2024 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix?

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The drivers and teams have left Bahrain and hopped across to Saudi Arabia for the second race weekend of the season. After an unseasonably cool and gusty opening weekend, what weather awaits the F1 circus in Jeddah?

Well, firstly it is already much, much warmer than Bahrain, where that stiff breeze made conditions surprisingly cool. That’s been a challenge for the crews who have had to unpack and assemble their garages, hospitality suites and most crucially, the cars themselves.

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How hot is it going to get here though? Scroll down for a detailed forecast for the days ahead.

Weather 2024 Saudi Arabia Grand Prix

2024 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix weekend weather forecast

THURSDAY, MARCH 07 – FP1 AND FP2
Conditions: Sunny and dry all day. Moderate Northwesterly seabreeze in the afternoon. FP1 : 26/25°C. FP2: 24°C.
Maximum temperature expected: 29 Celsius
Minimum temperature expected: 22 Celsius
Chance of rain: 0%

FRIDAY, MARCH 08 – FP3 AND QUALIFYING
Conditions: Sunny and dry all day. Northwesterly seabreeze in the afternoon, decreasing around sunset. FP3 : 26/25°C. Q: 24°C.
Maximum temperature expected: 28 Celsius
Minimum temperature expected: 22 Celsius
Chance of rain: 0%

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SATURDAY, MARCH 09 – RACE WEATHER
Conditions: Remaining sunny and dry. Northwesterly seabreeze, easing down during the Race. RACE : 25/24°C.
Maximum temperature expected: 28 Celsius
Minimum temperature expected: 22 Celsius
Chance of rain: 0%

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