UK Forecast - December 21, 2023
Breezy with occasional rain
Heavy persistent rain in Northwest

Some higher pressure will extend over Southern Ireland and southwest England with mostly dry conditions expected throughout the day along with some sunny spells, these most frequent over Cornwall, Devon and Dorset. Further north expect outbreaks of rain, this heavy and persistent in places. Winds will be lighter than of late, but still strong in exposure over Scotland. It will feel colder across Scotland with maximum temperature at 7C, but at 10C in south.

Friday Night
Through the evening, a longer spell of rain is expected over Scotland and possibly northwest England. Rain may turn into snow over north Scotland and more specifically across Northwest Highlands and the Grampians overnight into Saturday, even down to low levels for a time. Minimum temperature will not drop below 8C across most parts of the country, but we should see 3C across the far north Scotland.

Mostly dry weather with brightness or a few sunny spells over England and Wales. Thick cloud further north with outbreaks of rain merging into longer spells of rain mostly over Northern Ireland and western Scotland, where it may be heavy and persistent. Some snow is possible early in the day even down to low levels across Northwest Highland and the Grampians. Rain will slide southwards in the evening, with some heavier rain expected over northwest England and Wales. Fresh winds but strong in western exposure. Maximum temperature at 5C in north but 10C in south. However milder air will spread north later in the day with increasing temperatures in the evening.

Sunday will be a mostly cloudy day with outbreaks of rain, this possible heavier and more persistent over northwest England and Wales as well as Northern Ireland. It will be a showery day over Scotland, with showers being more frequent in west. Best of the drier weather over East Anglia and Kent. Temperatures at 9C in north, but 13C in south.

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