What is the Weather Forecast for Italian F1 Grand Prix? Will it Rain or Shine at Monza?

Published 09/06/2021, 9:50 AM EDT
Formula One F1 – Italian Grand Prix – Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Monza, Italy – September 6, 2020 AlphaTauri’s Pierre Gasly celebrates winning the Italian Grand Prix in the car with second placed McLaren’s Carlos Sainz Jr. and third placed Racing Point’s Lance Stroll Pool via REUTERS/Miguel Medina


Weather can play a crucial part in a Formula One race, as we have witnessed at the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa. With the weather been sunny at Zandvoort for the recent Dutch GP, fans are wondering if they will have such a forecast at Monza this weekend.

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Another interesting part for the Italian Grand Prix is the Sprint qualifying. Will the weather in Italy play a major role in it? Well, we will just have to wait and find out.

Chances of rain in FP1 and Qualifying at the Italian GP in Monza?

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Friday will be the first day that the drivers will zip around the Italian track in FP1. The weather reports suggest that there is no precipitation, while humidity 42%, winds at 4 mph, and a temperature of 26 degrees Celsius. It is said to have such a similar forecast throughout FP1.

Formula One F1 – Belgian Grand Prix – Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium – August 29, 2021 General view of the safety car followed by Red Bull’s Max Verstappen REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

In the qualifying session, which will set the grid for the Sprint race, there is no drastic change in the conditions around Spa. While on Saturday, for FP2 the temperature is said to be at 27 degrees Celsius, humidity at 43%, and winds reaching a speed of 5 mph.

As drivers prepare for the Sprint race, they are expected to have the same weather as seen in the final practice session of the weekend.

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A sunny Italian Grand Prix awaits us this weekend

Rain can make a race exciting. However, for the upcoming race at Monza, showers aren’t to be expected. Instead, it is going to be relatively sunny throughout the session.

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Formula One F1 – Dutch Grand Prix – Circuit Zandvoort, Zandvoort, Netherlands – September 5, 2021 General view during the race REUTERS/Piroschka Van De Wouw

At the start of the race, it is said to be 28 degrees Celsius with no chance of precipitation and winds at 5 mph. As the race heads into its closing stages, the temperature is said to drop by 2 degrees while the precipitation increases by 6%.

Who do you think will come out in sunny Monza? Let us know you’re prediction for the Italian Grand Prix in the comments down below.

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Arpit Gomes

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Arpit Gomes is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing his Journalism degree from Xavier’s Institute, he is a big fan of McLaren and their driver Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo. Arpit always looks forward to the paddock moving to Spa and drivers dealing with the exciting Eau Rouge corner as well the straight at Monza.

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