Bristol
United Kingdom
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Bristol, United Kingdom

A beautiful lawn in front of the Bristol Cathedral in Bristol, United Kingdom
A beautiful lawn in front of the Bristol Cathedral in Bristol, United Kingdom
May, the last month of the spring, in Bristol, is a comfortable month, with average temperature fluctuating between 16.5°C (61.7°F) and 9°C (48.2°F).

Temperature

In Bristol, the average high-temperature in May slightly increases, from a fresh 12.7°C (54.9°F) in April, to an enjoyable 16.5°C (61.7°F). The average low-temperature, in Bristol, is 9°C (48.2°F).

Rainfall

In Bristol, in May, it is raining for 15 days, with typically 54mm (2.1") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 182 rainfall days, and 678mm (26.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Bristol, the average length of the day is 15.6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 6.4h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in May in Bristol?

In May, in Bristol, the average high-temperature is 16.5°C (61.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 9°C (48.2°F).

How much does it rain in Bristol in May?

In Bristol, in May, it is raining for 15 days, with typically 54mm (2.1") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Bristol have in May?

In Bristol, the average length of the day in May is 15.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Bristol have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Bristol is 6.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Bristol?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Bristol, United Kingdom, is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Bristol, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in May: 16.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (22°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (7.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (14.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (2.9°C).

Average rainfall in May - Bristol, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in May: 54mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (73mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (48mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Bristol, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in May: 15 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (19 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (12 days).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Bristol, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in May: 15.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 6.4h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 7.2h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.7h).

Average UV index in May - Bristol, United Kingdom
  • Average UV index in May: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 0).