Christmas weekend weather expected to be sunny, fine and cold

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Christmas weekend weather expected to be sunny, fine and coldThe Meteorological Office’s forecast for the upcoming weekend, in contrast with the past few wet and bleak days, shows that the weather is going to favour tourists seeking a mild Christmas in Gozo and Malta.

It said that Saturday and Sunday are expected to be characterised by a light to moderate wind blowing from a north-northwest direction, becoming northeast on Saturday and a light northerly on Sunday, with a moderate northwesterly wind is forecast for Christmas Day.

The Met Office said that the weather will be mainly sunny and fine on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, albeit somewhat chilly as the cool spell that has hit the islands is not expected to be broken before Christmas.

The maximum temperature is going to hover around the 17°C mark, dropping to a minimum of 7°C on Saturday, the Met Office said. A full 4°C lower than the 30-year average on record for this time of year.

Around 123,000 passengers are expected at Malta International Airport between today and the 31st of December.

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