A windy day across England and Wales. There will be drizzle on western coasts and slopes of Wales and southwest England, as well as a few spots of rain along southern coasts of England. Drier inland with broken cloud. More persistent rain for northern and western Ireland as well as much of northern England, the heaviest and most persistent in northwest England. Very mild in England and Wales. For Scotland it is drier overall and cooler too. Sunshine and showers in the north and west, but cloudier with some outbreaks of rain int he far south. Drier for eastern Scotland with some sunshine here. Highs at 5 to 13C.
A front bringing cloud and rain across northern England and Ireland overnight. The rain passing into the Midlands and southern England during the early hours, with gales in the south. Showers for northern and western Scotland and Ireland with wintry showers on the hills here. Becoming drier in eastern Scotland, northern England and Wales. Lows near 1C in central Scotland, 8C in the far south of England.
An area of low pressure over southern Norway has a major influence on the weather of Christmas Eve. A cold front brings some showery rain to southern England at first. This then clears south with sunny spells following. For most of the rest of England and Wales it will be brighter and cooler. Showers and stronger winds affecting northern Wales and northwest England. Windy with showers, these turning increasingly wintry in Scotland and Northern Ireland. Highs at 6 to 8C.
High pressure develops to the south of Ireland on Christmas Day. For most the day is going to be dry, after a slight morning frost. Broken cloud in Ireland, England and Wales. The best sunshine is likely to be in Scotland, northern and eastern parts of England. A cool day with temperatures at 3 to 7C.