The Le Mans weather thread

The Le Mans weather thread

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gt6

1,065 posts

114 months

Monday 29th May 2017
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And thunder storms for the saturday of test weekend, i could get very wet on the way down

lowdrag

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8,955 posts

142 months

Tuesday 30th May 2017
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This morning's forecast here is for a good weekend for the test day. But two weeks on, who knows?

baron bashoneov

783 posts

156 months

Sunday 4th June 2017
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http://www.gavsweathervids.com/le-mans-weather-for...

First video Le Mans up date from gavsweathervids

NickNJ

126 posts

111 months

Friday 9th June 2017
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29 degrees and sunny all week according to latest reports.

surveyor

12,811 posts

113 months

Friday 9th June 2017
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Don't forget the Suncream!
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DS240

2,482 posts

147 months

Friday 9th June 2017
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At last.... possibly a year of good weather throughout!

Ekona

1,515 posts

131 months

Friday 9th June 2017
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Can I be the first to apologise, as I've just been out and bought a brand-new bottle of sunscreen to use for the week, as well as buying a new water bottle to take actual water around with me so I don't dehydrate. So when it now chucks it down for the week, you can blame me entirely.

Sorry folks frown

lowdrag

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8,955 posts

142 months

Saturday 10th June 2017
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Rain hail or shine, the current local forecast is for 34C on Sunday. well it was two minutes ago. Now it's dropped to a reasonable 32C

baron bashoneov

783 posts

156 months

Saturday 10th June 2017
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LeoZwalf

2,777 posts

159 months

Monday 12th June 2017
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The predicted temps have been dropping over the last few days. By the same we reach race day, it'll be 12 degrees and raining silly

Andav469

873 posts

66 months

Monday 12th June 2017
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Accuweather seem to be giving a different forecast, so I'm sticking with this one biggrin

http://www.accuweather.com/en/fr/le-mans/135975/da...

Oldwolf

391 posts

122 months

Monday 12th June 2017
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I love the translated descriptions, 'Nice' and 'Delightful' :-)


IN51GHT

7,957 posts

139 months

Monday 12th June 2017
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YRNO Predicting 25deg over the weekend & sunny.

RL17

396 posts

22 months

Wednesday 14th June 2017
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Assume its now going to be hotter than earlier forecast as 25 deg in Kent over weekend and weather maps on BBC ITV etc showing hotter over NW quarter of France. Whats it like out there now?

JimmyLM

32 posts

73 months

Wednesday 14th June 2017
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Hot as hell today in Mulsanne! Feels like 30 degrees.

lowdrag

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8,955 posts

142 months

Wednesday 14th June 2017
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The local forecast, taken from the aerodrome behind Camping Bleu, can be found here:-

http://www.meteofrance.com/previsions-meteo-france...

It is currently, at 12.20, 27C but it will usually get hotter until around 4pm. Possible storms are forecast this afternoon. If so, it's usually nearer 7pm. Rest of the week sunny and rising to 33C on Sunday. Monday, for heaven's sake is currently forecast as 36C but you'll be gone then.

VladD

7,104 posts

194 months

Wednesday 14th June 2017
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Storms for qualifying? Could be fun.

rsox87

150 posts

83 months

Wednesday 14th June 2017
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Radio Le Mans are saying that with the high temperatures this weekend, the "hot race" rules might come in, where instead of drivers being limited to driving 4 hours in a 6 hour period, they are limited to 80 minutes in 3 hours. Air temperature being over 32 degrees is the trigger. That'll really mess with the carefully planned strategies!

blueST

3,017 posts

145 months

Wednesday 14th June 2017
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Right now, in the grandstand opposite Porsche it is v warm with a pleasantly cool breeze.

andy_mc

144 posts

80 months

Wednesday 14th June 2017
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Nearly 7.30 pm and it's 31 degrees at Porsche Curves with little to no breeze