Mostly sunny breezy and chilly today! Slightly milder on Thursday with continued sunny skies! Unsettled weather Friday night through the weekend!


Good morning!

Skies are partly cloudy early on this Wednesday morning and temperatures range from the low 30s in Clifton down to the upper 20s further inland, winds are mainly light southwesterly.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR DECEMBER 2ND:

AVERAGE HIGH: 48 AVERAGE LOW: 31

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

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 57 LOW: 35 PRECIPITATION: TRACE

The low pressure that gave our area the heavy rain on Monday has moved to Quebec which will give us another breezy and cold day today. Some clouds this morning but the afternoon should be mostly sunny.

High pressure building into the area will give us another sunny day on Thursday with slightly milder temperatures.

Friday will start off dry but a low pressure system will give us a good chance of rain from Friday night through at least Sunday morning. The models continue to not be in agreement with the outcome of this system so the confidence in this forecast remains low.

Mainly dry with temperatures slightly below normal early next week.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – DEC 2 – Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny this afternoon, breezy, high in the mid 40s.

TONIGHT – Clear, low near 30.

THURSDAY – DEC 3 – Sunny, high in the low 50s.

FRIDAY – DEC 4 – Mostly cloudy, high near 50, chance of rain at night.

SATURDAY – DEC 5 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain, high in the upper 40s.

SUNDAY – DEC 6 – Partly sunny with a chance of rain mainly in the morning, high in the upper 40s.

MONDAY – DEC 7 – Partly sunny, high in the mid 40s.

TUESDAY – DEC 8 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 40s.

MARINE FORECAST: A small craft advisory is in effect until 6 a.m. Thursday morning for westerly winds gusting to 30 knots, seas 5-8 feet.

OUTLOOK – No advisories expected on Thursday through the day on Friday; advisories likely Friday night through Sunday.

CLIFTON’S CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR NOVEMBER 2020.

The average temperature for the month was 6.5 degrees above normal making this the second warmest November since 1973 with 1975 being the warmest. Central Park recorded its warmest November while Newark airport had the 6th warmest November. The highest temperature was 82 degrees on the 9th, the lowest 25 degrees recorded on the 19th. Precipitation was above normal with 6.07″ falling, 2.66″ of which fell on the 30th. No snow was reported.

Have a nice day and stay safe and healthy!

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