Bristol weather bank holiday weekend: what the Met Office weather forecast says for the August bank holiday

Bristol weather bank holiday weekend: what the Met Office weather forecast says for the August bank holiday

Bristolians will be hoping for pleasant but less extreme weather  this weekend as the region has been beaten into drought by record-breaking heat and energised by recent thunderstorms.

Just in time for the end of school holidays and students celebrating their GCSE results, August’s bank holiday weekend is offering Bristolians a way to close their summer out in style.

But as the recent arrival of rain undoes August’s stuffy. heatwave - will residents be celebrating in style or showers?

BristolWorld is here to provide you with the most current information regarding Bank Holiday forecasts.

What does Bank Holiday weekend look like in Bristol?

The Met Office is currently forecasting that the weather over the Bank Holiday weekend will have more settled spells and warm sunny breaks. Showers are a possibility but they are mostly predicted to arrive before the weekend begins.

Sunday is likely to bring cloudy conditions with temperatures slightly above average forecast for the south. Bank Holiday Monday should stay fine and dry but as the week commences, there is a chance of rain in the south.

What has the Met Office said?

In Bristol, Friday and Sunday are forecast for light showers but will remain dry and settled for the majority of the day. Bank Holiday Weekend is the hottest day of the long weekend with temperatures edging closer to the mid 20Cs.

  • Friday: 21°C - Sunny changing to light showers by early evening
  • Saturday: 22°C - Sunny
  • Sunday: 23°C Sunny changing to light showers by lunchtime 
  • Monday: 24°C - Sunny

What is the Bristol weather forecast after Bank Holiday Weekend?

The Met Office’s long-range forecast for Bristol predicts a return of unsettled weather, although the chances are fairly slim in the south. It is also suggested that the weather is only going to become more dry as the month concludes.