Bristol's Climate

Situated in the south of England, Bristol is one of the UK's warmest and sunniest cities, with a mean annual temperature of 10.2-12 C (50-54 F) and 1,541-1,885 hours sunshine per year.

The Atlantic strongly influences Bristol's weather, maintaining average temperatures above freezing throughout the year. The city is partially sheltered by the Mendip Hills, but exposed to the Severn Estuary and Bristol Channel. Annual rainfall resembles the national average, and snow is rare.