Quite mild weather for this weekend with only a chance of some light showers late tonight and again late Sunday night!


Good morning!

Skies are mostly clear early on this Saturday morning and temperatures range from near 50 in Clifton down to the low 40s further inland, winds are a bit gusty out of the northwest.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR MAY 2ND:

AVERAGE HIGH: 66 AVERAGE LOW: 48

RECORD HIGH: 92 – 2010 RECORD LOW: 37 – 1994

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 65 LOW: 53 PRECIPITATION: .24″

High pressure build into our area will cause mostly sunny skies most of the day and temperatures will rise into the 70s, we should see some increase of clouds by late in the day and there is a chance of showers late tonight as a weak warm front moves through the area.

Quite warm on Sunday with partly sunny skies, some areas may reach the 80 degree mark. A weak cold front may cause some light showers late Sunday night.

Most of next week will be dry expect for a slight chance of showers on Wednesday, temperatures will be average cooler than normal.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – MAY 2 – Mostly sunny this morning with increasing clouds this afternoon, high in the low 70s.

TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy with light showers likely mainly after 2 a.m., low in the mid 50s.

SUNDAY – MAY 3 – Chance of a shower mainly before 8 a.m. then becoming partly sunny, high in the upper 70s, chance of showers at night.

MONDAY – MAY 4 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 60s.

TUESDAY – MAY 5 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 60s.

WEDNESDAY – MAY 6 – Partly sunny with a chance of a shower, high in the upper 50s.

THURSDAY – MAY 7 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 60s.

FRIDAY – MAY 8 – Mostly sunny, high in the low 60s.

MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. this evening for northwest winds gusting to 25 knots, seas 5 feet.

OUTLOOK – No advisories expected for Sunday; possible small craft conditions on Monday; no advisories expected for Tuesday; possible small craft advisories again on Wednesday.

CLIFTON’S CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 2020!

April’s average temperature was 48.5 degrees which was 2.8 degrees below normal. The highest temperature was 69 on the 7th (this is the first time that the temperature failed to hit 70 in April since my records began. At Central Park it was the first time it did not reach 70 since 1940) The lowest temperature was 31 degrees on the 17th. Precipitation was above normal with 6.26″ accumulating, the highest daily amount was 2.47″ on the 13th. There was a trace of snow on the 22nd.

Enjoy the nice spring weather this weekend but stay safe and healthy!

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