A high pressure system is setting the scene for clear weather on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, while cloud activity eventually will lead to rain showers late Tuesday night and Wednesday.
Sunday weather will be mostly clear, with short periods of cloudy skies and weak to moderate winds. The sea will alternate between calm and relatively calm in most regions while relatively calm waters in the evening will persist in the north and out west.
Maximum high temperatures will climb to 19° Celsius both inland and coastal regions, while it will be 10° degrees up in the highest elevations.
Minimum lows will drop down to 6° Celsius inland, around 9° over the coastal areas, while it will be 1° (one) degree up in the highest elevations where frost is also expected.
Christmas Eve totally in the clear
Mostly clear skies are expected throughout most of Monday, although cloud formations will appear during parts of the day including increasing clouds over local areas.
Christmas Day clear, overnight rain expected
On Tuesday, periods of cloudy skies will continue on and off but weather will remain mostly clear throughout the day. However, late at night and overnight, there will be chances of rain showers and thunderstorms over local areas.
Wet, colder Boxing Day, snow expected
Mostly cloudy skies are expected on Wednesday while rain showers and isolated thunderstorms are likely to continue.
During parts of the day, there will be warnings of sleet accumulation in the mountains, where it is also expected to snow in the evening at the highest elevations.
A temperature drop is also expected on Wednesday, primarily inland and over the foothills and mountains, with values staying close to normal averages for this time of the year.