May Day bank holiday weather Birmingham: full Met Office forecast as cloudy weekend predicted

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The first of three bank holidays in May is coming up- here’s the all important Met Office weather forecast for Birmingham

May will have three bank holidays, meaning there will be plenty of opportunity for fun activities around Birmingham. The first of these are coming up soon.

The first May bank holiday falls on Monday May 1, making this particular weekend a three day weekend. Many people may have outdoor plans, and therefore knowing what the weather forecast will be across the weekend is important.

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Saturday April 29 is set to be cloudy from start to finish, but it is set to be dry which is at least one plus. Temperatures will be relatively high, with a peak temperature of 17C.

April 30 will be cooler, and conditions are set to be more unsettled. Sunshine and showers will dominate the morning and afternoon, with high temperatures of 15C.

Bank holiday Monday, which is May 1, will see a repeat of Saturday weather. A high of 17C combined with plenty of cloud could make for a slightly muggy feel in some parts of Birmingham.

April 26

A largely dry start with some hazy sunshine. Turning cloudier by the afternoon with some patchy light rain and drizzle in the south. Feeling cool underneath the cloud, though milder further north. Winds remaining light. Maximum temperature 11C.

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Remaining rather cloudy and dry for most during the evening and overnight with perhaps some clearer spells in the north. A milder night with light winds. Minimum temperature 5C.

April 27

After a fine start, cloud will soon build with rain pushing eastwards through the day. Rain could turn heavy at times carrying the risk of thunder. Milder and turning breezy. Maximum temperature 13C.

Outlook for April 28 to 30

Drier on Friday with some sunny spells. The odd shower on Saturday, becoming more widespread on Sunday and turning heavy and perhaps thunderous. Winds easing and feeling rather warm.

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May 1

A sunny start to the bank holiday will fade away to be replaced by cloud. There shouldn’t be any rain, however.

The top temperature will be around 16C and the brief spells of sunshine should make it a relatively pleasant afternoon.

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