2024 F1 Bahrain Grand Prix weather forecast

The 2022 Bahrain GP is due to be run between February 29-March 2 but what will the weather be like at the Bahrain International Circuit?


The start of the Formula 1 2024 season is almost here, where the Bahrain Grand Prix is set to ignite the passions of racing fans worldwide under the starlit sky of the Sakhir desert. As the pinnacle of motorsport returns, all eyes are on the Bahrain International Circuit, not just for the high-octane racing, but also for the crucial role weather plays in shaping the weekend’s drama.

This comprehensive Bahrain Grand Prix weather forecast provides an essential guide for fans and teams alike, offering insights into how the desert climate will influence strategies, tyre choices, and potentially the outcome of the season’s thrilling opener.

With practice sessions beginning with gusty conditions and the race itself promising clear skies and a challenging temperature range, understanding the weather’s impact is key to mastering the circuit’s demands.

Stay ahead of the curve with our detailed analysis, ensuring you’re fully informed on the weather conditions that will set the stage for a spectacular start to the Formula 1 2024 campaign.

Thursday – FP1 and FP2

Forecast: Clear skies throughout both practice sessions, but with gusty winds of up to 55km/h ensuring a less than smooth start to the weekend’s events.

Temperature: Starts at a comfortable 19C (66F) and gently drops to 16C (61F) by the evening, making for a cooler close to the day.

Chance of precipitation: Virtually nonexistent, with less than a 5% chance, promising dry track conditions.

Friday – FP3 and Qualifying

Forecast: The weather remains windy, mirroring Thursday’s conditions, setting the stage for a day of erratic running.

Temperature: Slightly warmer, beginning at 20C (67F) and dipping to 16C (61F) in the evening, perfect for late sessions.

Chance of precipitation: Stays below 5%, ensuring that teams can focus on performance without the worry of rain.

Saturday – Race

Forecast: The race day looks to be ideal, with warm and clear conditions prevailing, leaving little to no chance for rain to interrupt the proceedings, and much lower wind speeds.

Temperature: Peaking at a pleasant 21C (70F) before easing to 16C (61F) as the evening approaches, offering consistent conditions for the race.

Chance of precipitation: Remains under 5%, almost guaranteeing a race free from rain-related disruptions.

John Smithhttps://total-motorsport.com
Editor at Total-Motorsport.com and all round Motorsport journalist specialising in Formula 1, IndyCar and Formula E.
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