Britain could enjoy its warmest New Year’s Eve and New Year since records were first established, with parts of the country expected to be warmer than Madrid and the French Riviera, with peaks of 16C in the coming days.

Meanwhile the Met Office said that the weather on January 1 will be mild and windy with some rain anticipated moving northwesterly.

The change should also lead, however, that the cloud cover lightens at last, which brings to the chance for sunshine, which was scarce until now.

The meteorologist added that despite the fact that people will see changes in weather between late December and the start of January, the temperatures will not turn out to be below average.

A maximum temperature recorded on New Year’s Eve in the UK in 2011 was in Colwyn Bay in North Wales.

Mild and windy on Saturday with intermittent rainfall moving to the north-west.

Met Office

The Meteorological Office, abbreviated as the Met Office is the United Kingdom’s national weather service. It is an executive agency and trading fund of the Department for Business, (wikipedia)

Climate of the United Kingdom

The United Kingdom straddles the higher mid-latitudes between 49° and 61°N on the western seaboard of Europe. Since the UK is always in or close to the path of the polar front jet stream, (wikipedia)

Snell’s law

Snell’s law is a formula used to describe the relationship between the angles of incidence and refraction, (wikipedia)

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