Good morning everyone!
Skies are mostly cloudy to cloudy early on this last day of 2022 and temperatures are mild with early readings ranging from 46 in Clifton down to 32 at Walpack. Winds are mainly calm.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR DECEMBER 31ST:
AVERAGE HIGH: 38 AVERAGE LOW: 21
RECORD HIGH: 58 – 1992 RECORD LOW: 6 – 2017
YESTERDAY’S HIGH; 66 (NEW RECORD) LOW: 38 PRECIPITATION: NONE
After yesterday’s record high today will be not as mild but temperatures will continue to be well above normal with highs in the 50s. Showers are likely mainly from around 1 p.m. this afternoon through 1 a.m. late tonight as a frontal system moves through the area. Rainfall amounts will average around 1/4″
High pressure will build into the area for New Year’s Day producing sunny skies and continued mild temperatures.
The well above normal temperatures should continue much of next week with showers again possible from Tuesday afternoon through early Thursday morning.
Fair weather is then expected for Friday with highs closer to normal in the low 40s.
TODAY – DEC 31 – Cloudy with showers mainly after 1 p.m. high in the low 50s.
TONIGHT – Cloudy with showers likely mainly before 1 a.m., quite mild with lows near 50.
NEW YEAR’S DAY – JAN 1 – Mostly sunny, high in the mid 50s.
MONDAY – JAN 2 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 50s.
TUESDAY – JAN 3 – Cloudy with a chance of showers mainly after noontime, high in the upper 50s.
WEDNESDAY – JAN 4 – Cloudy with showers likely mainly after 1 p.m., unseasonably mild with highs in the mid 60s.
THURSDAY – JAN 5 – Partly sunny, high near 50.
FRIDAY – JAN 6 – Partly sunny, high in the low 40s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Light and variable winds, seas 2 feet.
OUTLOOK: A small craft advisory has been posted effective between midnight tonight through 1 p.m. Sunday afternoon; no advisories expected Sunday night through Monday night; advisories likely for Tuesday and Wednesday.
Have an enjoyable New Year’s Eve but please stay safe!