Good morning everyone!
Skies are cloudy early on this Thursday morning and there is some light rain falling in most of our area. Temperatures are mild with readings at 5 a.m. ranging from 45 in Clifton down to 38 at Ramsey and Basking Ridge. Winds are mainly calm.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR DECEMBER 2ND:
AVERAGE HIGH: 48 AVERAGE LOW: 31
RECORD HIGH: 63 – 1998 RECORD LOW: 10 – 1989
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 51 LOW: 35 PRECIPITATION: NONE
A warm front will pass to our north this morning associated with some light rain that should end around dawn. Skies will remain mostly cloudy but temperatures will rise into the 50s. A cold front will come through the area tonight with only a low chance of a shower.
Friday will be sunny but high temperatures will be around 10 degrees lower than today.
Mainly dry and seasonably cool weather is expected for the weekend.
A storm system will likely give us rain on Monday along with mild temperatures.
Tuesday will be mostly sunny and cooler as high pressure builds into our area.
Another frontal system may give us more rain on Wednesday.
TODAY – DEC 2 – Light rain ending around dawn then remaining mostly cloudy and mild, high in the upper 50s.
TONIGHT – Chance of an evening shower then clearing and cooler, low in the mid 30s.
FRIDAY – DEC 3 – Sunny, high in the mid 40s.
SATURDAY – DEC 4 – Mostly sunny, high near 50.
SUNDAY – DEC 5 – Mostly sunny, high near 50. chance of showers at night.
MONDAY – DEC 6 – Cloudy and mild with showers likely, high in the upper 50s.
TUESDAY – DEC 7 – Mostly sunny and cooler, high in the low 40s.
WEDNESDAY – DEC 8 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain, high in the upper 40s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Southwest winds to 15 knots, seas 2-3 feet.
OUTLOOK – A gale warning has been posted effective between 6 p.m. this evening until 7a.m. Friday morning; advisories expected to continue through Friday afternoon; no advisories expected Friday night through the day on Sunday; advisories likely Sunday night through Monday.
CLIFTON’S CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR NOVEMBER 2021.
The month was slightly cooler than normal with an average temperature of 44.8 degrees. The highest temperature was 73 on the 9th, lowest temperature 27 recorded on the 30th. The month was quite dry with only 1.63 inches falling which was the 7th driest since my records began in 1973. Snowfall was a trace.
CLIMATE FOR FALL 2021. Temperatures and precipitation averaged well above normal due to quite warm and wet conditions during September and October.
Have a nice day and stay safe!