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Breaking down the weather forecast for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Weather can be a significant factor for F1 races, so here’s what’s projected for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Photo by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Next on the F1 calendar is the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, marking the grand finale of the 2023 season. The race weekend kicks off with two practice sessions on Friday, November 24. This is followed by another practice session on Saturday, setting the stage for the qualifying rounds. The climax of the weekend, the main race, is scheduled for Sunday, November 26 at 8 a.m. ET.

The weather forecast for this weekend’s events calls for pleasant conditions, mostly sunny skies, and no expected precipitation for all three days.

Below we’ll take a detailed look at the weather projected for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix this weekend from Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates with info courtesy of AccuWeather. As always with the weather, forecasts are all tentative.

Friday, November 24

Hi 85°, Low 74°: Mostly sunny, no precipitation expected, 10 mph wind

4:30 a.m. ET: Practice 1
8:00 a.m. ET: Practice 2

Saturday, November 25

Hi 84°, Low 71°: Sunny and pleasant, 10 mph wind

5:30 a.m. ET: Practice 3
9:00 a.m. ET: Qualifying

Sunday, November 26

Hi 85°, Low 71°: Partly cloudy, 0% chance of rain, 5 mph wind

8:00 a.m. ET: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (58 laps, 190.25 miles)