Issued: 0530hrs Friday 23rd December 2022
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Largely settled Europe thanks to higher pressure dominant
Much of Spain and Portugal will be dry and fine though the far northwest will see outbreaks of rain, persistent and at times heavy. Dry for the Balearics still as well as being largely dry with sunny spells across Italy into Greece and Turkey.
Staying unsettled with outbreaks of rain sinking south across France along with blustery, strong winds. Dry across southern France and less windy. Heavy rain, sleet and snow for the Alpine areas. Strong winds across the Low Countries with rain clearing to the north here. Wet with outbreaks of rain across Germany clearing from the west. Largely dry but with building cloud through Poland. Dry and fine across the Balkan States.
Largely dry across Denmark but cloud will build here. Some wintry showers across the northern Baltics while dry further south. Rain, sleet and snow for far eastern areas of Finland, drier elsewhere and across Sweden. Snow on to western regions of Norway.
The far NW of Spain as well as coastal areas of Portugal continue to see cloudier skies and outbreaks of rain. Dry and fine elsewhere here. Dry with sunshine across the Balearics still. A few scattered showers about Italy though mostly dry with sunny spells. Mostly dry and fine across Greece and Turkey.
Rather cloudy with some patchy rain still across the Low Countries and northern France though dry with better sunny spells further south. Some rain, sleet and snow heading across Switzerland into far western areas of Austria. The rest of Austria should be fine. Rather a lot of cloud about Germany with some patchy rain though most should be dry. Rain clearing Poland.
Largely dry across Scandinavia though snow showers continue to affect northern regions of Norway. Windy across Finland. Some rain pushing on to parts of eastern Denmark, otherwise dry here.