The weather conditions in Sao Paulo during the qualifying race for the Brazilian Grand Prix were unpredictable, with sudden darkness and heavy rain, but the weather is expected to be sunny and rain-free during the actual Grand Prix on Sunday, although it will be the coldest day of the weekend with a strong wind.
‣ Weather can change quickly in Sao Paulo, as seen during qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix.
‣ There is a 5% chance of showers during the morning hours, but that chance will decrease to 0% during the race.
‣ Sunday will be the coldest day of the weekend, with a maximum temperature of 22 degrees Celsius.
‣ A strong wind is expected during the race, which can make driving conditions more unpredictable.
Changeable Weather Conditions in São Paulo for Brazilian Grand Prix
The unpredictability of weather in São Paulo was evident during Friday’s qualifying session for the Brazilian Grand Prix. Dark skies loomed over Interlagos, followed by a sudden downpour after the session ended. However, race day is expected to be vastly different, with sunny conditions forecasted.
Despite a cloudy morning, meteorologists at Weather.com predict only a 5% chance of rain during the morning hours. As the day progresses, the chances of precipitation decrease to 0%, and this trend is expected to continue during the race, commencing at 2:00 PM local time. The possibility of showers will only increase in the evening.
While rain may be absent, Sunday will be the coldest day of the weekend. The sun will shine brightly, with little to no cloud cover from 1:00 PM local time. However, temperatures will not exceed 22 degrees Celsius. Additionally, a strong wind of approximately 20 km per hour is expected during the race.
George Russell, a driver from Mercedes, commented on the impact of lower temperatures, stating, “The lower temperatures will assist Mercedes.” Strong winds often pose challenges for drivers as it makes the car more unpredictable. The combination of cooler temperatures and a robust wind could potentially create an exciting race for both drivers and spectators alike.
Get ready for a thrilling Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday, where unpredictable weather conditions may just add an extra element of excitement to the race.