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What's the weather forecast for the 2020 Belgian Grand Prix?

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SPA, BELGIUM - SEPTEMBER 01: Charles Leclerc of Monaco driving the (16) Scuderia Ferrari SF90 on

Spa-Francorchamps hosts the seventh round of the season this week with the first on-track action of the 2020 Belgian Grand Prix kicking off with first practice on Friday – but what's the weather forecast for the race weekend? It looks like there could be some rain on the horizon...

The Belgian GP venue is no stranger to unpredictable weather but wet or dry, classic moments come thick and fast at Spa. We've seen incredible battles such as Mika Hakkinen versus Michael Schumacher in 2000; Turn 1 melees like the 1998 and 2018 pile-ups and debut wins for the likes of Bruce McLaren, Michael Schumacher and most recently Charles Leclerc.

READ MORE: What time is the Belgian Grand Prix and where can I watch it?

With softer tyres, there's an element of uncertainty around this event – and it looks like adverse weather will only add to that, with rain most likely to fall on Sunday for the race. Scroll down for the full forecast.

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The weather forecast for the 2020 Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix

2020 Belgian Grand Prix weather forecast

FRIDAY, AUGUST 28 - FP1 & FP2 WEATHER
Conditions: Behind the weather front, partly cloudy at first, then few showers, sometimes moderate, transiting and moving eastward
Maximum temperature expected: 19 Celsius
Chance of rain: 60%

SATURDAY, AUGUST 29 - FP3 & QUALIFYING WEATHER
Conditions: Under the influence of a low pressure area, variable weather with a high chance of developing showers in the afternoon. Cooler with a moderate westerly wind.
Maximum temperature expected: 16 Celsius
Chance of rain: 80%

SUNDAY, AUGUST 30 - RACE WEATHER
Conditions: Cooler, overcast and rainy at times with moderate showers expected. Amount of rain expected throughout the day : 3-8mm.
Maximum temperature expected: 15 Celsius
Chance of rain: > 80%

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