Light rain ending around dawn followed by mild and breezy conditions today! Sunny and cooler on Friday! Mainly dry and seasonably cool weather for the weekend!


Good morning everyone!

Skies are cloudy early on this Thursday morning and there is some light rain falling in most of our area. Temperatures are mild with readings at 5 a.m. ranging from 45 in Clifton down to 38 at Ramsey and Basking Ridge. Winds are mainly calm.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR DECEMBER 2ND:

AVERAGE HIGH: 48 AVERAGE LOW: 31

RECORD HIGH: 63 – 1998 RECORD LOW: 10 – 1989

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 51 LOW: 35 PRECIPITATION: NONE

A warm front will pass to our north this morning associated with some light rain that should end around dawn. Skies will remain mostly cloudy but temperatures will rise into the 50s. A cold front will come through the area tonight with only a low chance of a shower.

Friday will be sunny but high temperatures will be around 10 degrees lower than today.

Mainly dry and seasonably cool weather is expected for the weekend.

A storm system will likely give us rain on Monday along with mild temperatures.

Tuesday will be mostly sunny and cooler as high pressure builds into our area.

Another frontal system may give us more rain on Wednesday.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – DEC 2 – Light rain ending around dawn then remaining mostly cloudy and mild, high in the upper 50s.

TONIGHT – Chance of an evening shower then clearing and cooler, low in the mid 30s.

FRIDAY – DEC 3 – Sunny, high in the mid 40s.

SATURDAY – DEC 4 – Mostly sunny, high near 50.

SUNDAY – DEC 5 – Mostly sunny, high near 50. chance of showers at night.

MONDAY – DEC 6 – Cloudy and mild with showers likely, high in the upper 50s.

TUESDAY – DEC 7 – Mostly sunny and cooler, high in the low 40s.

WEDNESDAY – DEC 8 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain, high in the upper 40s.

MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Southwest winds to 15 knots, seas 2-3 feet.

OUTLOOK – A gale warning has been posted effective between 6 p.m. this evening until 7a.m. Friday morning; advisories expected to continue through Friday afternoon; no advisories expected Friday night through the day on Sunday; advisories likely Sunday night through Monday.

CLIFTON’S CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR NOVEMBER 2021.

The month was slightly cooler than normal with an average temperature of 44.8 degrees. The highest temperature was 73 on the 9th, lowest temperature 27 recorded on the 30th. The month was quite dry with only 1.63 inches falling which was the 7th driest since my records began in 1973. Snowfall was a trace.

CLIMATE FOR FALL 2021. Temperatures and precipitation averaged well above normal due to quite warm and wet conditions during September and October.

Have a nice day and stay safe!

Partly sunny and not as chilly today! Chance of showers late tonight into Thursday morning followed by mild and breezy conditions! Mainly dry and cool Friday through the weekend!


Good morning everyone and Happy First Day of Meteorological Winter!

Skies are mostly clear early on this first day of December and temperatures are a little milder than this time yesterday with readings at 5 a.m. ranging from 35 in Clifton down to 25 at Walpack. Winds are calm or light southwesterly.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR DECEMBER 1ST:

AVERAGE HIGH: 49 AVERAGE LOW: 31

RECORD HIGH: 70 – 2006 RECORD LOW: 16 – 1989

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 39 LOW: 27 PRECIPITATION: TRACE SNOWFALL: TRACE

Weak high pressure will give us a dry and partly sunny day and after highs only in the 30s the last 3 days today the highs will be well up into the 40s and with light winds it will feel more comfortable. A weak warm front may cause some showers late tonight into tomorrow morning, some of the showers may be mixed with snow across inland sections of northwest New Jersey.

Thursday will be a mild but breezy day, a cold front will cross the area late in the day but we should see no precipitation with the front.

Friday should be a mostly sunny and breezy day with seasonably cool temperatures.

The weekend looks to be mainly dry with near seasonable temperatures continuing.

A somewhat stronger frontal system will give us a chance of showers Sunday night into Monday along with milder temperatures.

Dry and cooler on Tuesday as high pressure builds into our area.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – DEC 1 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 40s.

TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers after 10 p.m., low in the upper 30s.

THURSDAY – DEC 2 – Chance of morning showers then mostly cloudy, breezy and milder, high in the mid 50s.

FRIDAY – DEC 3 – Sunny and breezy, high in the upper 40s.

SATURDAY – DEC 4 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 40s.

SUNDAY – DEC 5 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 40s., chance of showers at night.

MONDAY – DEC 6 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, high in the low 50s.

TUESDAY – DEC 7 – Mostly sunny and cooler, high in the low 40s.

MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Westerly winds to 10 knots, seas 1 foot.

OUTLOOK – Advisories probable Thursday and Friday; no advisories expected for the weekend!

Have a nice day and stay safe!

Increasing cloudiness today with a chance of sprinkles or flurries! Dry and slightly milder during the day on Wednesday! Chance of rain or snow showers Wednesday night into Thursday morning! Mild during the day on Thursday!


Good morning everyone!

Skies are mostly clear early on this last day of November and it is chilly with readings at 5 a.m. ranging from 27 in Clifton down to 18 at Walpack. Winds are calm or light southwesterly.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR NOVEMBER 30TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 49 AVERAGE LOW: 31

RECORD HIGH; 66 – 2006 RECORD LOW – 15 – 1976

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 41 LOW: 28 PRECIPITATION: TRACE SNOW: TRACE

A weak disturbance will cause an increase in clouds today with a low chance of flurries or sprinkles this afternoon. Temperatures will continue to be cool but there will be less wind than on Monday.

Partly sunny and not quite as cool on Wednesday will light winds. A weak warm front may cause some rain or snow showers Wednesday night into Thursday morning followed by milder air during the day on Thursday.

Cooler weather is expected Friday through the weekend with a low chance of rain or snow showers early Saturday morning. Another disturbance may cause rain or snow showers Sunday night into Monday.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – NOV 30 – Increasing cloudiness and cool with a chance of afternoon flurries or sprinkles, high in the low 40s.

TONIGHT – Partly cloudy, low in the low 30s.

WEDNESDAY – DEC 1 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 40s. Chance of rain or snow showers at night.

THURSDAY – DEC 2 – Chance of morning showers then mostly cloudy and milder, high in the mid 50s.

FRIDAY – DEC 3 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 40s. Chance of rain or snow showers after midnight.

SATURDAY – DEC 4 – Partly sunny, high in the mid 40s.

SUNDAY – DEC 5 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 40s. Chance of rain or snow showers at night.

MONDAY – DEC 6 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, high in the upper 40s.

MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – West-southwest wind to 10 knots, seas 1 foot.

OUTLOOK – No advisories expected on Wednesday; advisories likely Thursday and Friday; no advisories expected on Saturday.

Have a nice day and stay safe!

Becoming mostly sunny, breezy and chilly today! Partly sunny and continued cool on Tuesday but with less wind! Mainly dry and quiet weather the rest of this week with slowly moderating temperatures!


Good morning everyone!

Skies are mostly cloudy early on this Monday morning and temperatures at 5 a.m. range from 36 in Clifton down to 23 at Walpack, winds are calm or light westerly.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR NOVEMBER 29TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 50 AVERAGE LOW: 31

RECORD HIGH: 66 – 1990 RECORD LOW: 16 – 1989

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 37 LOW: 30 PRECIPITATION: TRACE; SNOWFALL: TRACE

Low pressure offshore will intensify today which will cause breezy and cool weather today and drier air moving in from the west will cause skies to become mostly sunny.

Tuesday will be a partly sunny and still chilly day but with less wind than today.

Wednesday will again be partly sunny with slightly milder temperatures.

A weak warm front may give us a shower early Thursday morning followed by milder temperatures during the day despite mostly cloudy skies.

Friday through the weekend looks to be dry with seasonably cool temperatures.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – NOV 29 – Becoming sunny, breezy and cool, high in the low 40s.

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

TUESDAY – NOV 30 – Partly sunny, high in the low 40s.

WEDNESDAY – DEC 1 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 40s, chance of showers after midnight.

THURSDAY – DEC 2 – Mostly cloudy and milder, high in the mid 50s.

FRIDAY – DEC 3 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 40s.

SATURDAY – DEC 4 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 40s.

SUNDAY – DEC 5 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 40s.

MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory is in effect until midnight tonight for northwest winds gusting to 25 knots, seas 3-5 feet.

OUTLOOK – Possible advisories on Tuesday; no advisories expected Wednesday through the day on Thursday; advisories possible from late Thursday through Friday.

Have a nice day and stay safe!

Mostly cloudy with some light snow or rain showers mainly this morning! Dry and cool Monday and Tuesday! Somewhat milder Wednesday through Friday with a chance of showers late Wednesday night into Thursday morning!


Good morning everyone!

Skies are cloudy early on this Sunday morning and there are some snow showers falling in parts of the area. Here in Clifton some light coating of snow accumulated on car tops and other colder surfaces. Temperatures at 5 a.m. range from 31 in Clifton down to 23 at High Point. Winds are mainly calm or light westerly.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR NOVEMBER 28TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 50 AVERAGE LOW: 32

RECORD HIGH: 68 – 2011 RECORD LOW: 15 – 1996

YESTERDAY’S HIGH; 39 LOW: 32 PRECIPITATION: NONE

A weak disturbance will cause mostly cloudy skies today with a chance of some light snow or rain showers mainly this morning. High temperatures will be a couple of degrees higher than yesterday and with less wind it will not feel as harsh as yesterday.

Weak high pressure will cause dry and cool conditions Monday and Tuesday.

Wednesday will be slightly milder but a weak warm front will bring a chance of showers late Wednesday night into Thursday morning.

Thursday will be the mildest day of the week with highs in the 50s.

A bit cooler again Friday into the start of next weekend with mainly dry conditions.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – NOV 28 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow or rain showers mainly this morning, high in the mid 40s.

TONIGHT – Becoming partly cloudy, low near 30.

MONDAY – NOV 29 – Mostly sunny and breezy, high in the low 40s.

TUESDAY – NOV 30 – Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly sunny, high in the mid 40s.

WEDNESDAY – DEC 1 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 40s, chance of showers after midnight.

THURSDAY – DEC 2 – Mostly cloudy and milder with a chance of morning showers, high in the mid 50s.

FRIDAY – DEC 3 – Mostly sunny, high near 50.

SATURDAY – DEC 4 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 40s.

MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – South-southwest winds to 10 knots, seas 1 foot.

OUTLOOK – A small craft advisory has been posted effective between midnight tonight through midnight Monday night; no advisories expected Tuesday morning; advisories possible late Tuesday; no advisories expected for Wednesday; possible advisories again on Thursday.

To all that celebrate have a Happy Hanukkah!

Becoming mostly sunny, windy and chilly today! Mostly cloudy and cool on Sunday with a low chance of rain and or snow showers! Mainly dry next week with moderating temperatures towards the end of the week!


Good morning everyone!

Skies are mostly cloudy early on this Saturday morning and temperatures at 5 a.m. range from 34 in Clifton down to 26 at High Point, winds are gusty out of the northwest.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR NOVEMBER 27TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 50 AVERAGE LOW: 32

RECORD HIGH: 66 – 2006 RECORD LOW: 18 – 1994

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 47 LOW: 35 PRECIPITATION: .19″ SNOW: TRACE

A storm off the Maine coast along with high pressure will give us a brisk northwest flow of chilly air. Skies will start off mostly cloudy but become mostly sunny by midday. Winds gusting to 25 mph will slowly diminsh this afternoon.

A weak disturbance passing through our area on Sunday will cause mostly cloudy skies with a low chance of rain or snow showers, tempertures will continue to be cool but with less wind.

Most of next week will be dry and temperatures will continue to be below normal through Wednesday but then rise to above normal levels by the end of the week.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – NOV 27 – Becoming mostly sunny and breezy, high in the low 40s.

TONIGHT – Increasing clouds, low in the low 30s.

SUNDAY – NOV 28 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and or snow showers, high in the mid 40s.

MONDAY – NOV 29 – Mostly sunny and breezy, high in the low 40s.

TUESDAY – NOV 30 – Partly sunny, high in the mid 40s.

WEDNESDAY – DEC 1 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 40s.

THURSDAY – DEC 2 – Partly sunny, high near 50.

FRIDAY – DEC 3 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 50s.

MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory is in effect until 7 p.m. this evening for west-northwest winds gusting to 30 knots, seas 3-5 feet.

OUTLOOK – No advisories expected on Sunday; advisories likely on Monday; no advisories expected Tuesday and Wednesday.

Enjoy the weekend and stay safe!

Light rain ending this morning then becoming windy and colder this afternoon! Chilly weather for the weekend with only a slight chance of flurries on Sunday! Dry and cool Monday through Thursday!


Good morning everyone!

Skies are cloudy early on this Friday morning and there is some light rain falling in parts of the area. Temperatures at 5 a.m. range from 42 in Clifton down to 39 at Walpack and Pequest. Winds are calm or light southwesterly.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR NOVEMBER 26TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 51 AVERAGE LOW: 32

RECORD HIGH: 66 – 2011 RECORD LOW: 17 – 1993

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 61 LOW: 33 PRECIPITATION: TRACE

A cold front will cross the area around dawn which will cause occasional showers till around 10 a.m. As colder air moves in some of the showers will change to snow showers across northwestern New Jersey. The front will be followed by clearing but it will become windy and colder with temperatures falling through the 40s and with winds gusting above 30 mph will make it feel colder.

Chilly weather for the weekend! Saturday will be sunny and breezy. A weak disturbance will cause mostly cloudy skies on Sunday, but now there will only be a slight chance of flurries or sprinkles.

Dry and cool weather much of next week with slightly milder temperatures towards the end of next week.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – NOV 26 – Cloudy with light rain ending by 10 a.m. then becoming partly sunny and windy in the afternoon with gusts to 35 mph. Temperatures will fall through the 40s.

TONIGHT – Partly cloudy and windy, low in the upper 20s.

SATURDAY – NOV 27 – Sunny and breezy, high in the low 40s.

SUNDAY – NOV 28 – Mostly cloudy, high in the mid 40s.

MONDAY – NOV 29 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 40s.

TUESDAY – NOV 30 – Partly sunny, high in the mid 40s.

WEDNESDAY – DEC 1 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 40s.

THURSDAY – DEC 2 – Partly sunny, high near 50.

MARINE FORECAST: A gale warning is in effect until 6 a.m. Saturday morning for westerly winds gusting to 40 knots, seas 3-6 feet.

OUTLOOK – Small craft advisories expected on Saturday; no advisories expected for Sunday; advisories likely on Monday; no advisories expected on Tuesday.

Have a nice day and stay safe!

Partly sunny and seasonably mild today! Showers likely late tonight into early Friday morning! Much cooler and breezy on Friday! Chilly weekend expected with a chance of rain and snow showers Sunday afternoon and night!


Good morning everyone!

Skies are partly cloudy early on this Thanksgiving morning and temperatures at 5 a.m. range from 35 in Clifton down to 24 at Walpack. Winds are mainly calm.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR NOVEMBER 25TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 51 AVERAGE LOW: 32

RECORD HIGH: 72 – 1979 RECORD LOW: 17 – 2013

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 48 LOW: 28 PRECIPITATION: NONE

A southwest flow of seasonably mild air will be with us today with highs mainly in the mid-upper 50s. A cold front will approach the area tonight and pass to our east by dawn on Friday. Rain showers are likely from late tonight into early Friday morning with a chance of snow showers across northwestern New Jersey. Rainfall amounts will be less than 1/4″

The rest of Friday skies will becoming mostly sunny by the afternoon but it will be windy and chilly.

A chilly weekend is expected and another disturbance will give our area a chance of rain and or snow showers Sunday afternoon and at night.

Quiet but chilly weather is expected Monday through Wednesday as high pressure dominates.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – NOV 25 – Partly sunny, high in the mid-upper 50s.

TONIGHT – Cloudy with showers likely after 10 p.m., low in the upper 30s.

FRIDAY – NOV 26 – Cloudy with a chance of showers before 10 a.m. then becoming mostly sunny, breezy and cooler, high in the upper 40s.

SATURDAY – NOV 27 – Sunny, high in the low 40s.

SUNDAY – NOV 28 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of afternoon showers, high in the low 40s. Chance of snow showers at night.

MONDAY – NOV 29 – Partly sunny, high in the low 40s.

TUESDAY – NOV 30 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 40s.

WEDNESDAY – DEC 1 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 40s.

MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Westerly winds to 10 knots seas 2 feet.

OUTLOOK – A gale warning has been posted effective between 6 a.m. Friday morning through 6 a.m. Saturday morning; small craft advisories expected the rest of Saturday; no advisories expected on Sunday; advisories likely on Monday.

Have a very Happy Thanksgiving and stay safe!

Sunny and not as cold or windy today! Partly sunny and milder on Thanksgiving Day! Showers likely Friday morning then becoming windy and colder! Cold and dry weather for the weekend ! First snow of the season possible on Monday!


Good morning everyone!

Skies are mostly clear early on this Wednesday morning and temperatures have fallen to the lowest of the season so far with readings at 5 a.m. ranging from 28 in Clifton down to 19 at Walpack. Winds are light out of the northwest.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR NOVEMBER 24TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 51 AVERAGE LOW: 33

RECORD HIGH: 72 – 1979 RECORD LOW: 13 – 1989

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 42 LOW: 30 PRECIPITATION: NONE

High pressure will be over our area today with sunny skies, high temperatures will be a few degrees higher than yesterday with much less wind.

Very pleasant weather for Thanksgiving Day with partly sunny skies and highs well up into the 50s.

A strong cold front will cross our area Friday morning with showers that possibly may mix with some snow across higher elevations to our north and west. The front will be followed by clearing but it will become cooler with strong winds gusting to 35 mph or more.

The weekend looks to be dry and chilly as high pressure builds into the area.

Our first snow of the season is possible Monday morning as a weak trough will be in our area. At the present time only a low chance of light snow is expected as the trough intensifies too far offshore to give our area any significant snow.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – NOV 24 – Sunny, high in the upper 40s.

TONIGHT – Partly cloudy, low in the low 30s.

THANKSGIVING DAY – NOV 25 – Partly sunny, high in the mid 50s.

FRIDAY – NOV 26 – Showers likely in the morning then becoming mostly sunny in the afternoon, cooler and windy, wind gusts to 35 mph possible, highs in the upper 40s.

SATURDAY – NOV 27 – Sunny, high in the low 40s.

SUNDAY – NOV 28 – Mostly cloudy, high in the low 40s.

MONDAY – NOV 29 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow in the morning, high in the low 40s.

TUESDAY – NOV 30 – Sunny, high in the mid 40s.

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

OUTLOOK – No advisories expected on Thursday; gale warning likely for Friday; small craft advisories expected on Saturday; no advisories expected on Sunday.

Have a nice day and stay safe!

Partly sunny, windy and chilly today! Mostly sunny and a bit milder on Wednesday with less wind! Pleasantly mild weather for Thanksgiving Day! Showers likely early Friday morning followed by colder air which will last through the weekend!


Good morning everyone!

Skies are mostly clear early on this Tuesday morning and it is much cooler than this time yesterday with temperatures at 5 a.m. ranging from 31 in Clifton down to 20 at Walpack. Winds are from the northwest around 10 mph.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR NOVEMBER 23RD:

AVERAGE HIGH: 52 AVERAGE LOW: 33

RECORD HIGH: 68 – 1992 RECORD LOW: 11 – 2018 ( also coldest November temperature)

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 52 LOW: 32 PRECIPITATION: .04″

Today will be a chilly and windy day as high pressure builds in from the mid-west, high temperatures will only reach the low-mid 40s but with the wind it will feel like the 30s most of the day.

As the high pressure builds closer we should have much less wind on Wednesday along with slightly milder temperatures.

Thanksgiving Day will be quite pleasant with plenty of sunshine and highs well up into the 50s.

A cold front will cause showers early Friday morning followed by a return to colder weather that should last through the weekend.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – NOV 23 – Partly sunny, breezy and chilly, high in the low-mid 40s.

TONIGHT – Clear, low in the upper 20s.

WEDNESDAY – NOV 24 – Sunny, high in the upper 40s.

THANKSGIVING DAY – NOV 25 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 50s.

FRIDAY – NOV 26 – Showers likely in the morning then becoming partly sunny and windy, high in the upper 40s.

SATURDAY – NOV 27 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 40s.

SUNDAY – NOV 28 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 40s.

MONDAY – NOV 29 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 40s.

MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory is in effect until 10 a.m. Wednesday morning for northwest winds gusting to 30 knots, seas 3-6 feet.

OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Wednesday afternoon through Thursday night; advisories expected Friday with some gale gusts possible; small craft advisories still likely for Saturday.

Have a nice day and stay safe!