Issued: 0900hrs Friday 27th December 2019
Duty forecaster: Garry Nicholson
Most rain northwest
A mild southwesterly regime will take us to the end of the year. Periods of rain affect the northwest of the British Isles, whilst many places stay largely dry. Temperatures on the mild side. Often brisk winds.
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Weakening fronts passing east on Monday. Low pressure to the north of Scotland, higher pressure to the south. Some cloud and outbreaks of rain in northern England and Wales as well as southwest England. Drier in eastern and southern parts of England. Showers in northern and western Scotland, some of them heavy. Highs at 8 to 13.
New Year's Eve 31/12/19
Probably dry for many areas as a ridge of high pressure builds across Britain. Residual drizzly rain for a time in the south. Winds falling light. Some fog patches. Generally cloudy, some sun breaking through. Dry and calm into the evening. Highs 6 to 9C.
New Year's Day 1/1/20
Becoming windy through the day with low pressure off northwest Scotland. Gales in the north and west. Wet north and west, some of the rain heavy. Drier in the east and south. Highs 5 to 9C.
A cooler, breezier day. There will be sunny spells and showers, heaviest in the north and west. Drier in the east once rain clears. Highs at 6 to 10C.
A spell of rain likely pushes south across Britain on brisk westerly winds. Cooler with showers following, wintry over hills. Highs 4 to 10C.
A general westerly pattern prevails. Some rain mostly in the northwest. Variable cloud and patchy rain for central and southern areas. Windy. Highs 6 to 11C.