New Year's Eve
A misty morning in Wales, central and southern England. Broken cloud throughout the day and staying dry too. Some sunshine in Northern Ireland, northern England and southern Scotland, although cloudier in central and northern Scotland. Little changes into this afternoon with further broken cloud, mist and murk across southern areas. Further cloud in northern Scotland. Some brighter spells for other areas with the best chance of sunshine in northern England and much of Ireland as well as southern Scotland. Highs at 6 to 10C.
New Year's Eve Night
Dry for the majority of areas overnight. There will be some broken cloud and also clearer skies. Mist and fog patches developing under those clearer skies. Thicker cloud in northern and western Scotland as well as the far west of Ireland where there may be some spots of drizzle. Lows at 5C where it stays cloudier, 1C under the clearer skies.
New Year's Day
High pressure remains to the south of the country to start 2020. It is going to be dry with some spells of sunshine in central and southern areas, although this is likely to be hazy. Early mist and fog patches clearing. Cloudier in Scotland and Ireland because of the increased southwest wind here, this bringing some drizzle in the northwest. brighter in eastern and southern Scotland as well as central and eastern Ireland. Highs at 6 to 8C.
High pressure remains to the south on Thursday. Rather cloudy in many areas of England and Wales, but generally dry, with the best of any brightness to the southeast. Drizzle affects western Wales. Heavier rain and windier in western Scotland and Ireland. Drier in eastern Scotland and the east of England. Highs at 8 to 11C.