Increasing cloudiness and cooler today with a chance of light rain tonight! Sunny and mild on Wednesday! Rain likely Thursday afternoon and night! Mostly sunny and quite mild on Friday! Cooler over the weekend with a chance of rain on Saturday!


Good morning everyone!

Skies are mainly clear early on this Tuesday morning and early temperatures range from 26 in Clifton down to 17 at Walpack. Winds are from the north averaging 5-10 mph.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR FEBRUARY 7TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 38 AVERAGE LOW: 23

RECORD HIGH: 53 -2020 RECORD LOW: 1 – 1993

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 51 LOW: 30 PRECIPITATION: NONE

High pressure over the area this morning will move offshore and we should see an increase in clouds. With an onshore wind and more clouds high temperatures will be 5-10 degrees cooler than yesterday but with less wind. A weak disturbance will give us a chance of light rain later tonight.

Skies will clear on Wednesday as high pressure builds into our area and with mostly sunny skies temperatures will be milder.

A frontal system will likely give us rain Thursday afternoon and night.

Sunshine returns for Friday and tempertures will be unseasonably mild with highs approaching the 60 degree mark.

Unsettled weather for the weekend with cooler temperatures, at the present time it is unclear if we will get any rain on Saturday as much of the frontal system now looks to be mainly to our south. High pressure will return for Sunday.

At this point next week will continue with above to much above temperatures with little chance of any snowfall.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – FEB 7 – Increasing clouds, high in the low 40s.

TONIGHT – Cloudy in the evening with a chance of rain, becoming partly cloudy after midnight, low steady near 40 degrees.

WEDNESDAY – FEB 8 – Sunny, high in the low 50s.

THURSDAY – FEB 9 – Cloudy with rain likely in the afternoon and night, high in the low 50s.

FRIDAY – FEB 10 – Mostly sunny and very mild, high near 60.

SATURDAY – FEB 11 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain in the morning, high in the mid 40s.

SUNDAY – FEB 12 – Sunny, high in the mid 40s.

MONDAY – FEB 13 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 50s.

MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory will be in effect from 10 a.m. this morning through 1 p.m. Wednesday afternoon for southwest winds gusting to 25 knots, seas 3-6 feet.

OUTLOOK: Advisories likely developing on Thursday with advisories probably continuing Friday and Saturday.

Have a nice day and stay safe!

Mostly sunny, breezy and mild today! Mostly cloudy and slightly cooler on Tuesday! Mostly sunny and mild on Wednesday! Rain likely on Thursday followed by fair and mild weather for Friday! Chance of rain again on Saturday!


Good morning everyone!

Skies are partly cloudy early on this Monday morning and temperatures are again milder than this time yesterday with early readings ranging from 35 in Clifton down to 25 at Basking Ridge. Winds are mainly calm.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR FEBRUARY 6TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 38 AVERAGE LOW: 23

RECORD HIGH: 65 – 2008 RECORD LOW: -2 – 1995

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 50 LOW: 21 PRECIPITATION: NONE

Today will be a mild day but it will become breezy as a weak cold front comes through this morning and a northerly flow develops..

Cooler on Tuesday as an onshore flow develops and we should see an increase in clouds, highs will be in the low 40s which is still above normal.

Wednesday will be mostly sunny and mild as high pressure builds into the area.

A low pressure area will likely give us rain Thursday afternoon and at night, temperatures continue to be mild.

Friday will be an unseasonably mild day with plenty of sunshine and highs approaching 60.

Cooler over the weekend with a chance of rain on Saturday as a weak frontal system moves into our area.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – FEB 6 – Mostly sunny and breezy, high near 50.

TONIGHT – Mostly clear, low in the upper 20s.

TUESDAY – FEB 7 – Increasing cloudiness, high in the low 40s.

WEDNESDAY – FEB 8 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 50s.

THURSDAY – FEB 9 – Cloudy with rain likely mainly after 1 p.m. high in the low 50s.

FRIDAY – FEB 10 – Mostly sunny and very mild, high near 60.

SATURDAY – FEB 11 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain, high in the upper 40s.

SUNDAY – FEB 12 – Sunny, high in the low 40s.

MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory will be in effect from 10 a.m. this morning until 10 p.m. tonight for northerly winds gusting to 30 knots, seas 3-5 feet.

OUTLOOK: No advisories expected Tuesday and Wednesday; advisories possible on Thursday; no advisories expected for Friday.

Have a nice day and stay safe!

Mostly cloudy and much milder today as the Arctic chill moves away! Above normal temperatures to continue much of this week along with a chance of rain on Thursday and again on Saturday!


Good morning everyone!

Skies are mostly cloudy to cloudy early on this Sunday morning and temperatures are more than 20 degrees warmer than this time yesterday with early readings ranging from 24 in Clifton down to 17 at High Point. Winds are mainly from the southwest around 5-10 mph.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR FEBRUARY 5TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 38 AVERAGE LOW: 22

RECORD HIGH: 67 – 2019 RECORD LOW: -2 – 1996

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 24 LOW: 1 PRECIPITATION: NONE

After having the coldest weather in four years, today we will be considerably milder despite plenty of clouds, as high pressure off the southeast coast gives us a southwesterly flow.

Monday will have more sunshine and continued mild temperatures. A weak cold front will come through dry Monday evening and Tuesday will be slightly cooler but still above normal on a northerly flow.

Wednesday will again be mostly sunny and mild.

Mild weather to continue Thursday into the weekend but a couple of low pressure areas will give us a good chance of rain Thursday and again on Saturday.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – FEB 5 – Mostly cloudy and milder, high in the upper 40s.

TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy early then becoming partly cloudy, low in the mid 30s.

MONDAY – FEB 6 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 50s.

TUESDAY – FEB 7 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 40s.

WEDNESDAY – FEB 8 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 50s.

THURSDAY – FEB 9 – Cloudy with rain likely to develop by the afternoon, high in the mid 50s.

FRIDAY – FEB 10 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 50s, chance of rain at night.

SATURDAY – FEB 11 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain, high in the upper 40s.

MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory is in effect until 9 p.m. tonight for southwest winds gusting to 30 knots, seas 3-6 feet.

OUTLOOK: No advisories expected on Monday; advisories possible Tuesday into Wednesday morning; no advisories expected Wednesday afternoon and night; advisories again possible on Thursday.

Have a nice day and enjoy the milder weather!

Sunny and continued very cold today but with diminishing winds! Mostly cloudy but considerably milder on Sunday! Above normal temperatures to continue much of next week with a chance of rain Thursday into Friday!


Good morning everyone!

Skies are clear early on this Saturday morning and here in Clifton the temperature has fallen to 2 degrees which is a record low for the date and the coldest temperature since January 31st, 2019. The lowest temperature in the state is at High Point with a chilly reading of -7. Northwest winds are still gusting to 30 mph bringing wind chills down to well below zero.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR FEBRUARY 4TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 38 AVERAGE LOW: 22

RECORD HIGH: 63 – 2019 RECORD LOW: 3 – 1996

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 32 LOW: 9 PRECIPITATION: NONE

Strong Arctic high pressure will be moving through the area today and then off the coast tonight. Today will be very cold with highs in the 20s and winds will not be as strong as yesterday, but gusts to 25 mph are still likely. Tonight the high will move off the coast and a southwest flow will help temperatures actually rise overnight to near 30 along with an increase in clouds.

Sunday will be a mostly cloudy day but much milder with highs reaching the upper 40s.

Much of next week will be quite mild with the best chance of rain will be Thursday into Friday as a frontal system moves into our area.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – FEB 4 – Sunny, breezy and very cold, high in the mid 20s, wind gusts to 25 mph.

TONIGHT – Increasing clouds, low in the low 20s rising somewhat after midnight.

SUNDAY – FEB 5 – Mostly cloudy and much milder, high in the upper 40s.

MONDAY – FEB 6 – Mostly sunny, high near 50.

TUESDAY – FEB 7 – Partly sunny, high near 50.

WEDNESDAY – FEB 8 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 50s.

THURSDAY – FEB 9 – Cloudy with a chance of showers, high in the low 50s.

FRIDAY – FEB 10 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, high in the mid 50s.

MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Northwest winds becoming westerly to 20 knots, seas 1-2 feet.

OUTLOOK: Small craft advisories expected for Sunday; no advisories expected for Monday; advisories likely on Tuesday; no advisories expected for Wednesday.

Have a nice weekend and stay safe and warm!

Extremely cold and windy today and tonight with daytime highs only in the teens despite plenty of sunshine! Still bitterly cold on Saturday but with diminishing winds! Partly sunny and considerably milder on Sunday! Mainly dry and mild much of next week!


Good morning everyone!

Skies are mostly cloudy early on this Friday morning and an Arctic cold front is moving through the area with some scattered flurries. Early temperatures range from 29 in Clifton down to 17 at High Point. Winds have become gusty from the northwest.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR FEBRUARY 3RD:

AVERAGE HIGH: 38 AVERAGE LOW: 22

RECORD HIGH: 62 – 2006 RECORD LOW: 7 – 1996

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 41 LOW: 22 PRECIPITATION: NONE

Arctic air will be in our area today with temperatures falling into the teens by later this morning and to the single digits by late tonight. Winds gusting to 35 mph will make the wind chills fall to well below zero. Skies will become sunny.

Another bitterly cold day on Saturday but with diminishing winds.

A southwesterly flow will bring considerably milder air for Sunday along with partly sunny skies.

Much of next week will be dry and mild. A couple of weak fronts may give us a slight to low chance of showers Wednesday or Thursday.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – FEB 3 – Sunny and very windy with temperatures falling to the teens, wind gusts to 35 mph will bring wind chills down to below zero by sunset.

TONIGHT – Mostly clear and very windy with gusts to 40 mph, low near 5. Wind chills -15 to -20 degrees.

SATURDAY – FEB 4 – Sunny with diminishing winds, highs in the upper 20s.

SUNDAY – FEB 5 – Partly cloudy and much milder, high in the upper 40s.

MONDAY – FEB 6 – Mostly sunny, high near 50.

TUESDAY – FEB 7 – Partly sunny, high near 50.

WEDNESDAY – FEB 8 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 50s.

THURSDAY – FEB 9 – Partly sunny, high in the low 50s.

MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. this evening for northwest winds gusting to 35 knots, seas 3-6 feet. Freezing spray.

OUTLOOK: A gale warning has been issued effective between 6 p.m. this evening through 4 a.m. Saturday morning with freezing spray; small craft advisories still expected Saturday through Sunday evening; no advisories expected later Sunday night through Monday night; advisories possible on Tuesday.

Have a nice day and stay safe and warm!

Becoming mostly sunny today with near seasonable temperatures! Dry but extremely frigid and windy Friday into Saturday! Partly sunny and considerably milder on Sunday! Mainly dry and mild much of next week!


Good morning everyone and Happy Groundhog Day!

Skies are mostly cloudy early on this Thursday morning and early temperatures range from 24 in Clifton down to 14 at Walpack. Winds are mainly calm.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR FEBRUARY 2ND:

AVERAGE HIGH: 37 AVERAGE LOW: 22

RECORD HIGH: 56 – 2014 RECORD LOW: 2 – 1993

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 40 LOW: 24 PRECIPITATION: .02″ SNOW: 0.4″

High pressure will be moving through the area and off the coast by tonight. Today will be a partly sunny day with near seasonable temperatures.

The Arctic cold front is expected to move through the area before sunrise on Friday. The front will be followed by a strong northwest flow of extremely cold air. Highs will only be in the 20s and with winds gusting over 35 mph will bring wind chill values to fall to below zero.

Very cold air will continue to be with us on Saturday, early temperatures will be in the single digits with below zero readings further inland. Winds will be brisk in the morning but slowly diminsh in the afternoon.

Fortunately the brutal cold weather will not last long as Sunday will be considerable milder along with partly sunny skies.

Continued quite mild much of next week and staying mainly dry.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – FEB 2 – Partly sunny, high in the low 40s.

TONIGHT – Mostly clear, low in the low 20s.

FRIDAY – FEB 3 – Sunny but very cold and windy, temperatures in the 20s in the morning will fall to the teens by sunset. Winds gusting to 35 mph.

SATURDAY – FEB 4 – Sunny with slowly diminishing winds, highs in the upper 20s.

SUNDAY – FEB 5 – Partly sunny and much milder, high in the upper 40s.

MONDAY – FEB 6 – Mostly sunny, high near 50.

TUESDAY – FEB 7 – Partly sunny, high in the low 50s.

WEDNESDAY – FEB 8 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 50s.

MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – West-southwest winds to 10 knot seas 1-2 feet.

OUTLOOK: A small craft advisory has been posted effective between 10 p.m. tonight through 3 a.m. Saturday morning; no advisories expected Saturday afternoon and night; advisories likely again during the day on Sunday; no advisories expected Sunday night through Monday.

CLIFTON’S CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 2023 – (Records go back to 1973)

WARMEST JANUARY ON RECORD!

The average temperature for the month was 41.4 smashing the previous record by more than 2 degrees and was around 10 degrees above normal. The highest temperature was 68 on the 4th with the lowest temperature fell to only 25 degrees which also smashed the record for the highest monthly minimum temperatures. Precipitation was above normal with 5.32″. Snowfall was well below average with only 0.5″. So far this season only 0.9: of snow accumulated which is the lowest since the 1994-1995 winter season.

Have a nice day and stay safe!

Light snow ending this morning followed by clearing this afternoon with seasonably cold temperatures! Dry and a little milder on Thursday! Coldest weather since Christmas weekend Friday into Saturday! Dry and milder on Sunday! Back to above normal temperatures much of next week!


Good morning everyone and Happy February!

Light snow is falling over much of the area with a dusting on the ground. Temperatures are the coldest since December 26th but actually near normal with readings ranging from 23 in Clifton down to 17 at High Point, Winds are from the north averaging 5-10 mph.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR FEBRUARY 1ST:

AVERAGE HIGH: 37 AVERAGE LOW: 22

RECORD HIGH: 63 – 1989 RECORD LOW: 6 – 2019  We had 19″ of snow in 2021.

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 46 LOW: 28 PRECIPITATION: .08″ SNOW: 0.1″

The weak disturbance that is giving us a dusting of snow will be moving away and the snow should end shortly after sunrise. Gradual clearing by this afternoon with seasonably cold temperatures.

Slightly milder on Thursday ahead of an Arctic front.

The Arctic front will move through our area Friday morning with a strong northwest flow of bitterly cold air. Temperatures will remain in the 20s during the day and with winds gusting to 35 mph will make it feel well below zero. Low temperatures will fall to the single digits Saturday morning with below zero readings further inland. During the day Saturday it will be sunny but highs will only reach the low to mid 20s.

The very cold air will not last that long as Sunday will reach well up into the 40s.

Back to above normal temperatures next week with no major storms expected.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – FEB 1 – Light snow ending this morning with accumulations of less than an inch. Gradual clearing by later this morning, high in the upper 30s.

TONIGHT: Mostly clear, low near 20.

THURSDAY – FEB 2 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 40s.

FRIDAY – FEB 3 – Sunny, windy and very cold, high in the mid 20s, winds gusting to 35 mph.

SATURDAY – FEB 4 – Sunny, breezy and very cold, high in the mid 20s.

SUNDAY – FEB 5 – Mostly cloudy and milder, high in the upper 40s.

MONDAY – FEB 6 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 40s.

TUESDAY – FEB 7 – Partly sunny, high in the low 50s.

MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – North-northeast winds to 10 knots, seas 1-2 feet.

OUTLOOK: No advisories expected for Thursday; advisories likely Friday into Saturday with some gale gusts possible; advisories again possible on Sunday.

Have a nice day and stay safe!

Partly sunny and seasonably cold today! Dry and continued seasonably cold Wednesday and Thursday! Brief Arctic blast Friday into Saturday! Milder on Sunday with a chance of showers!


Good morning everyone!

Skies are mainly cloudy early on this Tuesday morning and there are some rain and snow showers falling over parts of the area. Early temperatures range from 36 in Clifton down to 25 at High Point. Winds are from the north averaging 5-10 mph.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR JANUARY 31ST:

AVERAGE HIGH: 37 AVERAGE LOW: 22

RECORD HIGH: 60 – 2013 RECORD LOW: -1 – 2019

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 56 LOW: 38 PRECIPITATION: NONE

A cold front moved to our south and east early this morning accompanied by some light showers. Today will be cooler than the last several days with highs near 40 which is still a little above normal.

Dry weather with continued seasonably cold temperatures Wednesday and Thursday.

An Arctic cold front will cross the area late Thursday night followed by the coldest air since last Christmas weekend. Friday’s highs will only be in the 20s and overnight lows will be near zero along with brisk winds. Highs on Saturday will struggle to reach 20 degres.

The very cold air will not last very long and Sunday’s high temperatures will rise into the 40s, but skies will be mostly cloudy with a low chance of some showers.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – JAN 31 – Partly sunny, high near 40.

TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy, low in the low 20s.

WEDNESDAY – FEB 1 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 30s.

THURSDAY – FEB 2 – Mostly sunny, high in th low 40s.

FRIDAY – FEB 3 – Sunny, breezy and very cold, high in the upper 20s.

SATURDAY – FEB 4 – Sunny, breezy and very cold, high only near 20.

SUNDAY – FEB 5 – Cloudy and milder with a chance of showers, high in the low 40s.

MONDAY – FEB 6 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 40s.

MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Northerly winds to 10 knots, seas 1-2 feet.

OUTLOOK: No advisories expected Wednesday through Thursday night; advisories expected for Friday with some gale gusts; possible small craft advisories on Saturday.

Have a nice day and stay safe!

Partly sunny and continued mild today! Chance of a light shower late tonight followed by clearing and colder weather for Tuesday! Mainly dry and seasonably cold Wednesday and Thursday! Brief Arctic blast Friday into Saturday! Milder on Sunday with a low chance of showers!


Good morning everyone!

Skies are mostly cloudy early on this Monday morning and once again it is quite mild with early readings ranging from 39 in Clifton down to 28 at Walpack. Winds are calm or light southwesterly.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR JANUARY 30TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 37 AVERAGE LOW: 22

RECORD HIGH: 63 – 2006 RECORD LOW: 2 – 2019

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 51 LOW: 37 PRECIPITATION: NONE

Today will be another mild day with partly sunny skies and light southwesterly flow ahead of a cold front that will come through tonight possibly causing some showers from around 9 p.m. till midnight.

Tuesday will be colder as high pressure builds into our area, a weak disturbance may touch off some snow showers Tuesday night but most of the precipitation will be to our south.

Dry and seasonably cold Wednesday and Thursday.

Looks like we will have a brief Arctic blast of bitterly cold and windy weather Friday into Saturday. Lows may fall to near zero by Saturday morning with highs only near 20.

Milder on Sunday along with a low chance of some showers.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – JAN 30 – Partly sunny, high in the low 50s.

TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, low in the low 30s.

TUESDAY – JAN 31 – Partly sunny, high near 40.

WEDNESDAY – FEB 1 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 30s.

THURSDAY – FEB 2 – Partly sunny, high in the low 40s.

FRIDAY – FEB 3 – Mostly sunny and cold, high near 30.

SATURDAY – FEB 4 – Sunny, windy and bitterly cold, high near 20.

SUNDAY – FEB 5 – Partly sunny and milder, high in the low 40s.

MARINE FORECAST:

TODAY – Light and variable winds less than 5 knots, seas 2 feet.

OUTLOOK: No advisories expected Tuesday or Wednesday; possible small craft advisories for Thursday; advisories likely for Friday.

Have a nice day and stay safe!

Mainly cloudy and mild today with a slight (20%) chance of an afternoon shower! Continued mostly cloudy and mild on Monday! Mainly dry Tuesday through the beginning of next weekend along with colder temperatures!


Good morning everyone!

Skies are mostly cloudy to cloudy early on this Sunday morning and early temperatures range from 38 in Clifton down to 26 at Walpack and Pequest. Winds are mainly calm.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR JANUARY 29TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 37 AVERAGE LOW: 22

RECORD HIGH: 68 – 2002 RECORD LOW: -2 – 1977

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 54 LOW: 30 PRECIPITATION: NONE

Today we will have considerable cloudiness but it will continue to be mild as a light southwesterly flow continues as high pressure is off the southeast coast. There is a slight chance of an afternoon shower but most areas will remain dry.

Another mild day on Monday ahead of a cold front that will cross the area in the afternoon.

Colder air will filter in for Tuesday through the beginning of the weekend but we should stay mainly dry as the storm track should keep any precipitation to our south. Saturday may be the coldest day since Christmas weekend, with lows in the low teens and highs only in the 20s.

The cold air will not be with us long as temperatures quickly moderate next Sunday with mild weather continuing much of next week.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – JAN 29 – Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of an afternoon shower, high in the low 50s.

TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy, low in the upper 30s.

MONDAY – JAN 30 – Mostly cloudy to cloudy, high in the low 50s.

TUESDAY – JAN 31 – Partly sunny and colder, high near 40.

WEDNESDAY – FEB 1 – Sunny, high in the mid 30s.

THURSDAY – FEB 2 – Partly sunny, high in the low 40s.

FRIDAY – FEB 3 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 30s.

SATURDAY – FEB 4 – Sunny and quite cold, high in the upper 20s.

MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory will be in effect from 1 p.m. this afternoon through 7 p.m. this evening for southwest winds gusting to 25 knots, seas 3-5 feet.

OUTLOOK: No advisories are expected later Sunday night through Thursday.

Have a nice day and stay safe!