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What's the weather forecast for the 2023 Austria Grand Prix?

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SPIELBERG, AUSTRIA - JULY 10: Start of the Formula 1 Championship at Red Bull Ring on July 10, 2022

Formula 1 descends upon the Styrian hills for the second Sprint weekend of the season at what is set to be an exciting Austrian Grand Prix. But what weather conditions can the drivers and their teams expect to be greeted by this weekend?

Max Verstappen comes into the weekend on a run of four consecutive wins, and currently sits at the top of the drivers’ championship with 195 points – 69 points ahead of his nearest rival and team mate, Sergio Perez.

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Verstappen won last year’s Sprint in Austria but finished second in the race with Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc taking victory in the Grand Prix. Additionally, Perez will be looking to repeat his exploits from Baku, at the first Sprint weekend of the season, where he took a Sprint and race victory double.

The weather forecast for the weekend makes for interesting reading, with rain expected to hit the track on all three days of running in Austria. But for a more detailed forecast, scroll down below.

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2023 Austrian Grand Prix weekend weather forecast

FRIDAY, JUNE 30 – FP1 AND QUALIFYING
Conditions: Expected to be sunny in the morning but with increased chance of rain hitting the track in the afternoon. FP1: 24°C // Q: 21°C

Maximum temperature expected: 25 Celsius
Minimum temperature expected: 13 Celsius
Chance of rain: 60%

SATURDAY, JULY 1 – SPRINT SHOOTOUT AND SPRINT
Conditions: High chance of showers in the afternoon with possible thunderstorms. SS: 20°C // SPRINT: 19°C

Maximum temperature expected: 21 Celsius
Minimum temperature expected: 14 Celsius
Chance of rain: 80%

SUNDAY, JULY 2 – RACE WEATHER
Conditions: Partly cloudy in the morning with a slight chance of rain hitting the race in the afternoon. RACE: 24°C
Maximum temperature expected: 25 Celsius
Minimum temperature expected: 13 Celsius
Chance of rain: 20%

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