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Catalunya Circuit Weather Forecast

Temperature, wind, rain and more for Catalunya Circuit

Spain

DayLocal TimeDirSpeed/
Gust
Temp/
Feels Like
HumidityPressureCloud AmountPrecip AmountWeather
Sat 23
Mar
01:00

NNW
NNW

4 / 9 mph 51 / 51°F 50% 1027 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 2%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
2%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the next 3 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 6 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 12 hours.
0.00 In
04:00

N
N

5 / 11 mph 50 / 48°F 48% 1027 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 2%
High level cloud: 0%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
2%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the next 3 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 6 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 12 hours.
0.00 In
07:00

N
N

5 / 11 mph 50 / 47°F 41% 1027 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 5%
Most Significant Cloud Type: high
5%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the next 3 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 6 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 12 hours.
0.00 In
10:00

NW
NW

2 / 2 mph 68 / 66°F 27% 1027 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 11%
Most Significant Cloud Type: high
10%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the next 3 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 6 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 12 hours.
0.00 In
13:00

S
S

6 / 6 mph 74 / 72°F 20% 1026 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 65%
Most Significant Cloud Type: high
65%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the next 3 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 6 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 12 hours.
0.00 In
16:00

S
S

8 / 9 mph 72 / 72°F 21% 1024 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 89%
Most Significant Cloud Type: high
88%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the next 3 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 6 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 12 hours.
0.00 In
19:00

SSW
SSW

5 / 9 mph 61 / 60°F 31% 1024 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 0%
High level cloud: 90%
Most Significant Cloud Type: high
89%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the next 3 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 6 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 12 hours.
0.00 In
22:00

W
W

4 / 8 mph 58 / 58°F 35% 1025 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 5%
High level cloud: 84%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
7%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the next 3 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 6 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 12 hours.
0.00 In
Sun 24
Mar
01:00

NNW
NNW

5 / 11 mph 55 / 54°F 38% 1025 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 26%
High level cloud: 86%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
29%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the next 3 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 6 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 12 hours.
0.00 In
04:00

N
N

5 / 10 mph 53 / 52°F 43% 1024 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 44%
High level cloud: 90%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
47%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the next 3 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 6 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 12 hours.
0.00 In
07:00

N
N

4 / 9 mph 53 / 51°F 47% 1024 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 44%
High level cloud: 47%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
46%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the next 3 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 6 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 12 hours.
0.00 In
10:00

ENE
ENE

1 / 1 mph 68 / 66°F 38% 1025 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 46%
High level cloud: 33%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
47%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the next 3 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 6 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 12 hours.
0.00 In
13:00

SE
SE

7 / 8 mph 73 / 74°F 32% 1024 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 28%
High level cloud: 8%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
28%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the next 3 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 6 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 12 hours.
0.00 In
16:00

SSE
SSE

9 / 10 mph 72 / 74°F 37% 1023 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 20%
High level cloud: 9%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
20%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the next 3 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 6 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 12 hours.
0.00 In
19:00

S
S

3 / 4 mph 62 / 60°F 51% 1023 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 31%
High level cloud: 12%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
31%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the next 3 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 6 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 12 hours.
0.00 In
22:00

WNW
WNW

3 / 6 mph 56 / 56°F 52% 1024 mb
Low level cloud: 0%
Mid level cloud: 32%
High level cloud: 5%
Most Significant Cloud Type: medium
31%
Expect 0.00 In of precipitation over the next 3 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 6 hours.
Expect 0.00 In precipitation over the next 12 hours.
0.00 In

Information On Catalunya Circuit, Barcelona

Circuit de Catalunya aka Circuit de Barcelona is situated to the North of Barcelona in Montmeló, Noth-East Spain. It is most famous for annually hosting the Spanish F1 Grand Prix although is also home to Moto GP, and GT racing competitions as well as other racing events. The F1 teams should know the Catalunya Circuit inside out by now as they have been racing there since 1991 and have also used the venue for conducting racing tests. However, this Spanish GP circuit is still a hugely challenging track, with its own idiosyncrasies which have been known to throw drivers in the past.
 
The track surface of The Catalunya Circuit tends to be quite rough and will take its toll on the F1 tyres. Those Formula 1 drivers who have been struggling with tyre wear over the course of the Formula one Grand Prix season may find this a challenging track. German Formula 1 driver Michael Schumacher is so far the most successful current driver on the Catalunya Circuit, having won the Spanish GP 6 times in previous years.

The relatively temperate conditions in Northern Spain, by comparison for instance to Sakhir Circuit in Bahrain will mean that heat management will not be as much of an issue with regards to the drivers themselves, the cars, and particularly the tyres. To get a better understanding of the conditions faced by the drivers you can view the Climate Profile for the Catalunya Circuit. You can also view the Track Temperature Chart to get a sense of what the tyre degradation – or ‘blistering’ – will be like over the course of the race, and also what the traction will be like for the F1 cars. 
 
The Spanish F1 Grand Prix is also famous for its unpredictable winds. Their strength and direction is hugely changeable, and given the emphasis on aerodynamics in modern Formula One racing, finding an optimal setup for the Formula One cars will prove difficult. The aerodynamic drag generated by these winds means that F1 drivers tend to understeer or oversteer as the conditions change, which makes for some unexpected performances.

The abrasive Spanish GP track and erratic winds, combined with the high degradation tyres tend to make for a hugely watchable and unpredictable Spanish Grand Prix. Keep your eye on the ever changing forecast for Barcelona’s Catalunya Circuit in the run up to the F1 Spanish GP race weekend. 

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The 7 day weather forecast summary for Catalunya Circuit:

For Catalunya Circuit in the coming week the average daytime maximum temperature will be around 20°C, with a high for the week of 23°C expected on the afternoon of Saturday 23rd. The mean minimum temperature will be 9°C, dipping to its lowest on the morning of Friday 29th at 7°C. The week will remain predominantly dry. On the whole winds are likely to be moderate.

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Day

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Local Time

The wind direction we use on this page is the direction the wind is coming from, given in a 16 point compass format.
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Dir

This refers to the sustained average wind speed, normally averaged over a period of 10 minutes for up to 3 hrs.
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Speed/
Gust

Temperature from our forecast perspective are fairly well defined, they are what we would expect to measure in a standard meteorological screen (in other words, shaded and well ventilated) at 2 metres above ground level.
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Temp/
Feels Like

The relative humidity is the percent of saturation humidity, generally calculated in relation to saturated vapour density.
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Humidity

The value given is a total predicted for the previous 3 hrs and includes the time of the forecast being looked at.
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Precip Amount

The total amount of cloud as a percentage is derived from looking at cloud cover throughout the atmosphere and estimating how these combine when looked at from the ground.
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Cloud Amount

Here we try to capture the feel of the weather as an image – it will never be perfect but is useful for a quick overview.
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Weather

When we measure for forecast air pressure we are normally doing this relative to a certain height and most commonly relative to Mean Sea Level.
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Pressure