THE weekend is in touching distance and with a heatwave forecast for the second half of the month, temperatures in Somerset will reach 19C. 

As summer starts ramping up with two bank holidays this month and school holidays in sight, we’ve taken a look at what the weather forecast has in store for us this weekend.

Whether you plan on taking it easy in the garden, going out for a picnic or even hitting the water, be prepared with sun-screen, a hat and plenty of water. 

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Bank holidays in 2022

Here’s a look at the weather in Taunton this weekend: 

Here’s the Met Office forecast for the weekend ahead (obviously subject to change):


7am – cloudy, 11C

10am – cloudy, 14C

1pm – cloudy, 16C

4pm – cloudy, 15C

7pm – cloudy, 14C

10pm – cloudy, 13C


7am – sunny, 12C

10am – sunny, 14C

1pm – sunny intervals, 16C

4pm – sunny intervals, 15C

7pm – cloudy, 14C

10pm – cloudy, 13C


7am – misty, 11C

10am – sunny intervals, 13C

1pm – sunny intervals, 16C

4pm – cloudy, 16C

7pm – sunny, 15C

10pm – cloudy, 13C