Skies are mostly clear early on this Saturday morning and temperatures range from the low 70s in Clifton down to the low 60s further inland, winds are calm or light northerly.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR JULY 18TH.
AVERAGE HIGH: 87 AVERAGE LOW: 67 Note: July 18th has had more days of 90 degrees or above than any other day of the year (23 out of the last 47)
RECORD HIGH: 102 – 2012 RECORD LOW: 59 – 2014
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 89 LOW: 67 PRECIPITATION: .07″
High pressure will give us a hot weekend as we are in the climatology hottest part of the summer. With plenty of sunshine today temperatures will rise into the mid 90s, however the humidity will not be that bad with dew points near 60 this afternoon.
Very hot on Sunday with an increase in humidity as dew points rise to near 70, heat indexes will be at or above 100 degrees and a heat advisory is in effect for our area.
Continued very hot and humid on Monday with heat indexes rising to near 105 and the heat advisory will continue. Some afternoon thunderstorms are possible but most of the day will be mostly sunny.
Not quite as hot on Tuesday as a weak cold front moves through the area but it will still be in the low 90s.
Slightly lower temperatures Wednesday and Thursday but it still be quite humid with a chance of showers and thunderstorms as a cold front crosses the area.
Mainly dry weather for Friday with seasonably warm temperatures and lower humidity that may last through next weekend.
TODAY – JULY 18 – Sunny, high in the mid 90s.
TONIGHT – Mostly clear, low in the low 70s.
SUNDAY – JULY 19 – Sunny and more humid, high in the upper 90s.
MONDAY – JULY 20 – Mostly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorm mainly after 3 p.m., quite humid, high in the upper 90s.
TUESDAY – JULY 21 – Mostly sunny and less humid, high in the low 90s.
WEDNESDAY – JULY 22 – Partly sunny and humid with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, high in the upper 80s.
THURSDAY – JULY 23 – Mostly sunny and humid with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, high near 90.
FRIDAY – JULY 24 – Mostly sunny and less humid, high in the upper 80s.
MARINE FORECAST – TODAY – Variable winds less than 5 knots, seas 1-2 feet. Point Pleasant Beach’s ocean temperature is 74 degrees.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Sunday through Wednesday.
Have a nice weekend and stay cool, safe and healthy!