Week ahead - December 27, 2023
Windy weekend with heavy rain
Drier interludes following

Mostly mild away from Scotland with occasional heavy rain

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Saturday 30/12/2023
A dry start to the day for the east but soon rain and strong winds will spread from the west. Rain will be heavy at times over Northern Ireland, Wales and northwest England in the morning, but then later moving across southwest Scotland. Elsewhere the rain will more light and patchy, with the driest condition across the Northern Isles. Snow is expected over higher ground in Scotland. Light winds at first for most, but strengthening through the day with some near gale force winds in western exposure. Maximum temperature at 8-10C for most, but for Scotland where expect 3-5C.

Sunday 31/12/2023
A low pressure system moves to the east of the UK on Sunday and will give plenty of showers for most areas, these wintry over higher ground in Scotland as well as strong winds. Showers will be more frequent in west, with the risk of thunder in northwest. Gradually a northerly wind will develop bringing generally a colder feeling than of late. Maximum temperatures at around 6-8C across most parts.

Monday 01/01/2024
A ridge of high pressure will move east through the morning, with any remaining showers soon clearing away. Plenty of sunny spells in the afternoon with a few showers in east. Later in the evening expect thick cloud and outbreaks of rain to spread east mostly across Northern Ireland, Scotland and possible northern England, with drier condition remanining elsewhere. Light winds to start with, but freshening up later. Tops of 6-8C in south, but 3-5C in north.

Tuesday 02/01/2024
A rather cloudy day for most with outbreaks of rain, this mostly in north and west. Fresh to strong winds with maximum temperatures at 8-10C across most parts of the country.


Wednesday 03/01/2024
As a low pressure system approaches the UK, further cloudy skies and outbreaks of rain are expected, with rain being heavy at times over the west. The driest weather is expected across the southeast. Breezy with temperatures rising up to 8-10C across most parts.

Thursday 04/01/2024
South and east will see mostly dry conditions with bright spells. Further north and west, it will be more cloudy with occasional showers these more frequent over the far northwest. Some wintry showers over Scotland. Breezy with maximum temperatures at 7-9C across most parts, but turning colder in the north later.

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Week Ahead
General Remarks
Th,28.12. cloudy, heavy rain  -  95%
Fr,29.12. cloudy, light rain  -  95%
Sa,30.12. various clouds, rain  - 10° 90%
Su,31.12. various clouds, rain  -  80%
Mo,01.01. various clouds, light rain  -  75%
Tu,02.01. various clouds, light rain  -  70%
We,03.01. various clouds, light rain  - 10° 70%
Th,04.01. various clouds, light rain  -  70%
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