Skies are cloudy early on this Wednesday morning and there are some light showers or drizzle falling in parts of the area. Temperatures range from the upper 60s in Clifton down to the low 60s further inland. Winds are mainly calm and the humidity is high.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR SEPTEMBER 2ND:
AVERAGE HIGH: 80 AVERAGE LOW: 61
RECORD HIGH: 95 – 2010 RECORD LOW: 47 – 1991
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 80 LOW: 64 PRECIPITATION: .09″
High pressure well off the New England coast and a warm front approaching from the south and west will cause cloudy skies most of the day with some occasional showers. Despite the clouds temperatures will be a couple of degrees higher than yesterday. It will be humid with dew points near 70.
Quite warm and humid on Thursday and we may see some thunderstorms in the evening as a cold front approaches the area.
Still warm on Friday but becoming much less humid by the afternoon.
Very pleasant weather for the holiday weekend with plenty of sunshine each day along with seasonably warm temperatures and low humidity.
TODAY – SEP 2 – Cloudy and humid with a chance of showers, high in the low 80s.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy and muggy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, low in the low 70s.
THURSDAY – SEP 3 – Partly sunny and humid with only a slight chance of showers mainly after 2 p.m., high in the upper 80s. Chance of showers and thunderstorms at night.
FRIDAY – SEP 4 – Mostly sunny and becoming less humid, high in the upper 80s.
SATURDAY – SEP 5 – Sunny, high near 80.
SUNDAY- SEP 6 – Sunny, high in the low 80s.
LABOR DAY – SEP 7 – Partly sunny, high in the low 80s.
TUESDAY – SEP 8 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, high in the low 80s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Easterly winds to 10 knots, seas 2-3 feet. Point Pleasant Beach’s ocean temperature is 75 degrees.
OUTLOOK – No advisories expected Thursday through Sunday.
CLIFTON’S CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 2020
Average temperature was 76.9 degrees which was 3.2 degrees above normal. Highest temperature 96 – 10th Lowest temperature 58 – 20th. Precipitation was a little above normal with 5.09″ The most significant weather of the month was Hurricane Isaias on the 4th which had 55 mph wind gusts causing considerable tree damage along with power outages.
CLIFTON’S CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SUMMER MONTHS:
Here it was the warmest summer since I started records in 1973 with an average temperature of 76.8 degrees. Precipitation was a little above normal with 15.77″ falling. Central Park tied for their 4th warmest summer, record going back to 1869. Newark airport was their 7th warmest summer, those records go back to 1931.
Have a nice day and stay safe and healthy!