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Qatar Grand Prix 2021

Doha weather: What's in store for the F1 Qatar GP?

Hot conditions are expected throughout the weekend as the Formula 1 field visits Qatar for the first time.

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Formula 1 heads to the Losail International Circuit for the first-ever Qatar Grand Prix this weekend.

Situated just north of capital city Doha, hot conditions are expected at the venue from Friday through Sunday, even when the sun sets for the night-time sessions.

With thanks to our friends at WeerOnline.nl, here's the latest weather forecast for the 2021 F1 Qatar GP.


Friday's first practice session will begin at 13:30 local time, amid air temperatures in the mid-20s (Celcius) and a gentle breeze.

When the sun sets and the floodlights switch on for FP2, there will be a slight drop off in temperature, but nothing dramatic.


It's a similar situation on Saturday, with final practice taking place mid-afternoon, followed by qualifying in the evening (17:00 local time).

Air temperatures are again due to sit in the mid-20s, though there will be some additional cloud cover.


Sunday will be the hottest of the three days in Qatar as temperatures head towards 30 degrees Celcius during the day.

As usual, these will drop slightly ahead of the 17:00 local time race start, but they will remain in the mid- to high-20s, meaning drivers will likely have to manage their tyres over the course of the 57-lap encounter.

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