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What's the weather forecast for the 2023 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix?

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ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - NOVEMBER 20: Charles Leclerc of Monaco driving the (16) Ferrari

The drivers and their teams are preparing for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – the final race of the season – but what weather conditions can they expect to be greeted by at the Yas Marina Circuit?

Max Verstappen and Red Bull have already sealed both championships this year but with just one race left on the calendar there is still plenty to decide for both the drivers and the teams.

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The battle for P4 in the drivers’ standings is set to go down to the wire with Fernando Alonso, Carlos Sainz, Lando Norris, and Charles Leclerc all separated by just 12 points.

Mercedes are also looking to hold off competition from Ferrari for P2 in the constructors’ championship, while Aston Martin will be hoping to overhaul the 15-point gap to McLaren for P4. Further down the order, Williams will be looking to hold off AlphaTauri, Alfa Romeo, and Haas for seventh.

The radar makes for good reading on all three days, with hot weather and clear skies predicted throughout the weekend. For a much more detailed forecast scroll down.

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2023 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend weather forecast

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24 – FP1 AND FP2
Conditions: Mostly sunny and dry conditions expected all day but with a light breeze. FP1: 28°C // FP2: 27°C
Maximum temperature expected: 29 Celsius
Minimum temperature expected: 22 Celsius
Chance of rain: 0%

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25 – FP3 AND QUALIFYING
Conditions: Mostly cloudy and misty in the morning and partly cloudy in the afternoon. There is a slight chance of rain in the morning as well as a light breeze throughout the day. FP3: 29°C // Q: 26°C
Maximum temperature expected: 29 Celsius
Minimum temperature expected: 22 Celsius
Chance of rain: 20%

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 26 – RACE WEATHER
Conditions: Mostly sunny with dry conditions expected throughout the day, as well as a light breeze. RACE: 27°C
Maximum temperature expected: 30 Celsius
Minimum temperature expected: 22 Celsius
Chance of rain: 0%

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