Good morning everyone!
Skies are mostly cloudy early on this Wednesday morning and early temperatures range from 44 in Clifton down to 36 at High Point. Winds are light out of the west.
CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR MAY 3RD:
AVERAGE HIGH: 67 AVERAGE LOW: 48
RECORD HIGH: 93 – 2018 RECORD LOW: 34 – 1986
YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 57 LOW: 45 PRECIPITATION: .12″
The upper level low pressure will continue to spin over our area today. We should have mostly cloudy skies with a good chance of some afternoon and evening showers.
The upper level low will be slow to move offshore, so Thursday and Friday there still will be a chance of mainly afternoon and evening showers along with continued below normal temperatures.
High pressure will then finally build into our area for the weekend providing plenty of sunshine both days along with milder temperatures.
Dry and mild weather to continue into early next week.
TODAY – MAY 3 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers mainly after 11 a.m., high in the upper 50s.
TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and possibly a thunderstorm, low in the low 40s.
THURSDAY – MAY 4 – Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers, highs in the upper 50s.
FRIDAY – MAY 5 – Partly sunny with a chance of a shower, high near 60.
SATURDAY – MAY 6 – Mostly sunny, high in the upper 60s.
SUNDAY – MAY 7 – Mostly sunny, highs in the low 70s.
MONDAY – MAY 8 – Sunny, highs in the mid 70s.
TUESDAY – MAY 9 – Mostly sunny, highs in the upper 70s.
MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – West-southwest winds to 10 knots, seas 2 feet.
OUTLOOK: Chance of advisories late Thursday night for high seas otherwise no advisories expected through Saturday.
CLIFTON’S CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 2023 RECORD GO BACK TO 1973.
From wildfires through the middle of the month, then floods at the end of the month.
April’s average temperature was 56.3 degrees and was nearly 5 degrees above normal and was the 3rd warmest April. The high temperature was 94 degrees on the 14th which tied the highest April temperature on record. The lowest temperature was 32 degrees on the 3rd.
Precipitation totaled 8.31″ which was the second wettest April on record. Most of the rainfall occurred after the 22nd.
No snowfall was recorded.
Have a good day and stay safe!