Good morning everyone!
Skies are partly cloudy early on this Sunday morning and temperatures are nearly 15 degrees warmer than this time yesterday with readings at 5 a.m. ranging from 54 in Clifton down to 43 at Pequest. Winds are light from the southwest.
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: 40 PRECIPITATION: NONE
High pressure offshore will give us a southwesterly flow of warm air today with partly sunny skies, highs will rise to the low 80s by this afternoon.
Monday will be slightly cooler as a front will be in our area causing more clouds and also a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon through Tuesday morning.
Tuesday looks to be a warm and humid day with a chance of showers and thunderstorms as a cold front approaches our area.
Wednesday will not be as warm and showers are likely as the cold front moves offshore.
Cooler weather is expected Thursday into the weekend. Thursday should be dry but a potential storm offshore may give us rain Friday into Saturday.
TODAY – MAY 2 – Partly cloudy and warm, high in the low 80s.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy, low near 60.
MONDAY – MAY 3 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms mainly after 2 p.m., high in the mid 70s.
TUESDAY – MAY 4 – Partly sunny, warm and humid with a chance of showers and thunderstorms, high in the low 80s.
WEDNESDAY – MAY 5 – Mostly cloudy with showers likely mainly before 3 p.m., cooler, high near 70.
THURSDAY – MAY 6 – Sunny, high in the mid 60s.
FRIDAY – MAY 7 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain, high in the low 60s.
SATURDAY – MAY 8 – Partly sunny with a chance of rain, high in the mid 60s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Southwesterly winds to 15 knots seas 2 feet.
OUTLOOK – Advisories likely late Monday afternoon and night; no advisories expected on Tuesday; advisories expected on Wednesday; no advisories expected on Thursday.
APRIL 2021 CLIMATE SUMMARY:
This April averaged 1.5 degrees above normal with an average temperature of 52.8. The highest temperature was 89 degrees on the 28th and the lowest was 26 degrees on the 2nd and 3rd. Precipitation was below normal with 3.22″ which is 75% of normal. No snow fell during the month.
Have a nice day and stay safe and healthy!