Issued: 0530hrs Monday 2nd January 2023
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Fair south but cool and breezy northern Europe
A drier and brighter day across western Spain and Portugal though cloudier with some patchy rain further east. Largely dry through the Balearics. The odd shower across Italy, Corsica and Sardinia though mostly dry here. Dry and fine through Greece and Turkey.
Cloudy with outbreaks of rain across many regions of France with heavy rain moving into the Low Countries and northwest Germany. Drier elsewhere across Germany as well as Austria and Switzerland. Rain turning heavier across the far north of Poland, otherwise dry. Dry for the rest of eastern Europe.
Largely dry across Scandinvaia, though Estonia into southern regions of Finland is likely to see a mix of rain, sleet and snow with more rain moving into the Baltics overnight. Wintry showers expected on to western coasts and hills of Norway.
Fair for Spain and Portugal today with good spells of sunshine. Some showers in eastern Spain. The central Mediterranean should be fine and Italy will have plenty of sunshine and will be dry. Greece and Turkey will be dry too with sunshine here throughout.
Fair for most of France with dry conditions and some sunny spells although breezier in northern France. Breezy too in the Low Countries with some outbreaks of rain. Patchy ria in northern Germany buit fair for the rest of Germany with sunny spells. A fair day too in Poland with sunshine here. Hungary should be fair with good spells of sunshine, and it will be staying fair in Austria and Switzerland.
Denmark will have rain and strong winds. Snow and windy in the baltic States and Finland. Fair and cold in Sweden. Rain for the south of Norway, but fair in northern and central Norway although cold.