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Bristol Weather And Best Time To Visit Bristol
The weather in Bristol’s as unpredictable as it is in the rest of the UK. While a typical summer day could be laden with wind and rain one moment, it can change to calm and sunny in the next moment. Many tourists prefer visiting Bristol during springtime when it's lush green and vibrant flowers everywhere, making the city’s countless parks and gardens gorgeously appealing. Not to forget a series of flower festivals and exciting events like Hot Air Balloons during spring.
Winters are very cold in Bristol and temperature plummets down below zero, with the city affected by the Gulf Stream more in comparison to the rest of the country. With a wide array of 5-star properties and backpacker hostels in addition to everything in between, accommodation in Bristol is extensive and tariffs are rather high during weekdays. Hotels usually fill up fast for most parts of the year in the city, so it is best to make your reservations in advance, especially during summers when city festivals and business conferences make it difficult to get a decent accommodation during the time. Bristol’s at its best during the summer months of May-July and then August & September and hence this is the best time to visit Bristol.
The combined levels of humidity and temperatures affect springtime in Bristol to make it relatively cold. The average temperature during this time varies between 9.4°C and 18.4°C with the temperature warming up in the later months. Rainfall usually occurs 5-6 days each month, slowing down the period between March through May from a tourism perspective.
The mid of the year in Bristol is a relatively cooler and comfortable temperature. With a moderate rainfall of 7-9 days in a month, June through August is the busiest time in Bristol with accommodation and lodging tariffs higher than usual.
With an average high temperature that oscillates between 8.6°C and 19.6°C, the weather’s chilly in fall, owing to the wind and humidity levels. It rains or snows nearly 4-11 days in a month, making September-November, the second busiest time for tourism in Bristol.
Bristol’s winter is very cold and apt for warm weather enthusiasts. With the average high temperature varying between 6.9°C and 9.4°C, rain or snowfalls occurs 7-11 days each month, slowing down tourism during December through February.