Issued: 0530hrs Friday 31st December 2021
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
High pressure across Europe brings mainly dry and mild weather here though breezy towards the north.
A fine and warm day across most of Spain and Portugal. The sunshine and warm weather extends into the central Mediterranean including Italy where it will be dry and sunny throughout. Fine and dry too across most of Greece although some rain in the south. Turkey will have rain across western and southern areas but otherwise will be dry. Fine weather again through most of France and warm here too. Staying warm across the low countries and most of Germany, although some rain may affect northern Germany. Poland may have some kind of outbreaks of rain too. Hungary and Austria will be dry with good spells of sunshine and Switzerland will be staying mild and sunny. breezy and wet for Denmark, although mild. Stay mostly cloudy with some drizzle at times in the Baltic states. Finland will be cold and dry. It should be dry and chilly too in northern Sweden. Southern Norway should be dry but some snow showers may affect northern and western coasts and hills.
Largely dry and fine through Iberia although cloud and confined heavy rain will push into the far north west of Spain here and far northwest tip of Portugal. Dry for Italy and the islands as well as much of Greece and Turkey. A few showers across Cyprus.
Largely dry across much of northern and central countries of Europe, although Poland is likely to be windy and see some patchy rain in the south and east. Breezy too though mild across northern France as well as the Low Countries and much of Germany.
Rain pushes in to southwestern areas of Norway though largely dry elsewhere here. Dry and fine for Sweden. Windy across eastern Finland but largely dry. Dry and fine through the Baltic States. Denmark fair too, although cloud looks to build here later and it will become increasingly breezy.