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

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MIAMI, FLORIDA - MAY 08: Fans invade the track after the F1 Grand Prix of Miami at the Miami

Formula 1 returns to the Sunshine State this weekend for the second edition of the Miami Grand Prix. But can we expect a lot of blue skies and sunshine, or could the rain be set to make a surprise appearance?

The Miami International Autodrome played host to its first ever race last year, with Max Verstappen taking the victory ahead of Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz in a pulsating affair, and the Dutch driver will be looking to make it two in a row on Sunday.

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Coming into this weekend, Verstappen is under a little bit of pressure from team mate Sergio Perez, with the two-time world champion now just six points ahead in the drivers’ standings, following the Mexican's victory last time out in Baku.

The weather forecast shows that while we can expect a dry start to the weekend, it is very possible that rain could hamper both qualifying and the race. Scroll down below for a more detailed weather forecast.

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2023 Miami Grand Prix weekend weather forecast

FRIDAY, MAY 5 – FP1 AND FP2 WEATHER
Conditions: Expected to be cloudy to start the day, and it will remain dry for most of the day although rain is expected in the evening. FP1: 30°C // FP2: 29°C
Maximum temperature expected: 30 Celsius
Minimum temperature expected: 20 Celsius
Chance of rain: <20%

SATURDAY, MAY 6 – FP3 AND QUALIFYING WEATHER
Conditions: A gentle breeze throughout the day but there is a slight chance of rain and thunderstorms around the circuit. FP3: 30°C // Q: 30°C
Maximum temperature expected: 31 Celsius
Minimum temperature expected: 24 Celsius
Chance of rain: 40%

SUNDAY, MAY 7 – RACE WEATHER
Conditions: High chance of rain and thunderstorms in the Miami area in the afternoon. Race: 30°C
Maximum temperature expected: 30 Celsius
Minimum temperature expected: 24 Celsius
Chance of rain: 60%

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