Week ahead - December 11, 2023
Milder & drier
Windy in north

Issued: 0900 Monday 11th December 2023
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling


A drier week, windy in the north with some rain in northwest Scotland, mild overall

Conditions are expected to be turning drier during this week as higher pressure builds south of the country. There will still be some rainfall in northwest Scotland with strong winds here. The airmass is moist and so there may well be a fair amount of cloud, especially in the west with brighter weather in the east. Feeling mild overall.

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Thursday 14/12/23
A front passing eastwards on Thursday brings cloud and a band of rain to all areas overnight. This may still affect eastern England early in the morning before clearing away. Most of the rain only being light. Drier weather then follows with some bright or sunny spells. Scattered showers over western coasts and hills. Highs near 7 to 10C.


 


Friday 15/12/23
Higher pressure builds to the south of the country on Friday. Probably a fair amount of cloud in many areas, although some bright or sunny spells breaking through in central and eastern parts. A risk of some drizzle or patchy rain in northwest Scotland and western coasts of Ireland with some low cloud shrouding hills here. Tops at 8 to 12C.


 


Saturday 16/12/23
High pressure stays south of the British Isles on Saturday. A breezier day and dry too. A risk of some early fog patches in the south although these clearing. Windier in Scotland with gales here and some rain in the west, heavy in the northwest. Some bright spells in central and eastern areas. Mild at 12C in Scotland, 9C in southern England.


 


Sunday 17/12/23
High pressure remains to the south on Sunday. Fronts bringing some rain to northwest Scotland and staying windy with a risk of gales in northwest Scotland. Dry for other areas with broken cloud, the best of any sunshine in the east. Highs of 9 to 11C.


Monday 18/12/23
Another dry day for much of England and Wales on Monday. Some rain affecting western Scotland and western Ireland with outbreaks of patchy rain in the far northwest of England. Drier in the east. Breezy for many, the strongest winds in Scotland, northern England and Ireland. Highs at 10 to 14C.

Tuesday 19/12/23
A wetter day may occur on Tuesday as fronts pass eastwards bringing a risk of some heavy rain. Blustery winds as the rain clears east to be followed by a mix of sunshine and showers. Highs at 8 to 12C.


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Tu, 12.12. various clouds, heavy rain  - 12° 90%
We, 13.12. various clouds, light rain  -  85%
Th, 14.12. various clouds  -  80%
Fr, 15.12. various clouds  -  75%
Sa, 16.12. various clouds  - 10° 70%
Su, 17.12. various clouds  - 10° 65%
Mo, 18.12. cloudy  - 10° 60%
Tu, 19.12. cloudy, rain  - 10° 60%
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