A chilly start to Wednesday morning. Northwesterly winds will be bringing a few showers, and these could be wintry on hills. There will be a tendency for the showers to fade away as the morning progresses. A ridge of high pressure builds from the west in the afternoon with most areas becoming dry. There will be some good spells of sunshine developing too. Highs near 6 to 9C.
Clearer skies developing for most overnight. It is going to be dry and with the winds falling light, temperatures will be falling. Thicker cloud in northwest Scotland bringing drizzle here and prevents a frost forming. Elsewhere there will be a frost with temperatures falling to around -2 to 1C , but hold to 4C in northwest Scotland.
High pressure remains to the south of the country on Thursday. This is going to be bringing a dry day for most of England and eastern Wales. Sunny spells will be developing in central and eastern areas. A front bringing cloud and rain through western and southern Scotland as well as northwest England and the west and north of Ireland. Most of this rain is going to be light. Highs at 8 to 11C.
High pressure remains over the Channel and northern France on Friday. This brings a southwesterly flow to most of the UK and Ireland. There will be cloud and some spots of drizzle or light rain over western Scotland and parts of northwest England due to an old front. For the rest of England and Wales it should be drier with plenty of cloud, but sunny spells forming in the east. Dry in eastern Scotland, and windier with cloud and rain for western Scotland with gales here. Highs at 8 to 12C.