Malaysian Grand Prix weather forecast

Early forecasts indicate the Malaysian Grand Prix this weekend is likely to be affected by rain.

Over on the F1 Fanatic Forum ccolanto has been checking out the weather forecasts for Kuala Lumpur and thunderstorms are predicted throughout the weekend.

The chance of precipitation is rated around 60% for Friday and Saturday, rising to around 80% for race day on Sunday.

The 2001 Malaysian Grand Prix was famously disrupted by a thunderstorm but other than that every F1 race at the circuit has been run in dry conditions.

Ccolanto’s posted some links for following the weather forecast on the forum, you can also keep an eye on this weather radar as we get closer to the weekend.

Are you near Kuala Lumpur? What do you expect from the weather this weekend? Leave a comment below.

Malaysian Grand Prix 2009

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44 comments on Malaysian Grand Prix weather forecast

  1. Nikola said on 3rd April 2009, 6:15

    You wrothe that it was raining, but from the photos from practice 1 it looked dry and sunny.
    Are there clouds now and will it rain today and tomorrow? The Weather Channel suggests thunderstorms in the next four days…

  2. Kevin C. said on 3rd April 2009, 17:54

    Hey Keith, if it start to rain it’s gonna b dark. Speeding at 200-350km/h, my guess visibilty is limited.

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