Skies are mostly clear early on this Wednesday morning and once again it is unseasonably cool. At 5:30 a.m. the temperature at my station has fallen to 36 degrees which breaks the record low. Inland it is below freezing with a 26 degree reading recorded at Walpack.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR MAY 13TH:
AVERAGE HIGH: 70 AVERAGE LOW: 51
RECORD HIGH: 87 – 2004 RECORD LOW: 36 – 2020
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 59 LOW: 38 PRECIPITATION: NONE
High pressure building into our area will give us another sunny and cool day today, high temperatures will be similar to yesterday but there will be less wind.
The high pressure will move off the coast on Thursday and it will be slightly milder but we should see an increase in clouds by the afternoon and there will be a chance of showers at night as a warm front approaches our area.
Friday will be a warm day, there will be a chance of showers in the morning as the warm front pushes to our north and also a chance of afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms as a cold front approaches the area.
Saturday will be a sunny but it will be slightly cooler.
Sunday and Monday will be cooler as an onshore flow develops and there will be considerable cloudiness with a chance of showers.
Dry with near seasonable tempertures on Tuesday.
TODAY – MAY 13 – Sunny, high in the low 60s.
TONIGHT – Mostly clear, low in the low 40s.
THURSDAY – MAY 14 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 60s, chance of showers at night.
FRIDAY – MAY 15 – Partly sunny with a chance of showers, warmer with a high near 80. Showers and thunderstorms likely at night.
SATURDAY – MAY 16 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 70s.
SUNDAY – MAY 17 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the afternoon and at night, cooler, high in the mid 60s.
MONDAY – MAY 18 – Partly sunny with a chance of showers, high in the mid 60s.
TUESDAY – MAY 19 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 60s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Northwest winds to 10 knots, seas less than 1 foot.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected during the day on Thursday; advisories probable Thursday night through the day on Friday; advisories possible for higher seas Friday night; no advisories expected Saturday through Sunday morning; advisories again possible Sunday afternoon and night.
Have a nice day and stay safe and healthy!