Mostly sunny and a little warmer today! Hot with increasing humidity Sunday through at least Thursday! Not as warm with a low chance of showers on Friday!

Good morning everyone!

Skies are clear early on this Saturday morning and once again it is rather cool with temperatures ranging from 58 in Clifton down to 47 at Sandyston. We probably won’t be this cool again at least for the next week or more. Winds are calm or light southwesterly. The air quality continues to be good with an index of 43.



RECORD HIGH: 95 – 2010 RECORD LOW: 47 – 1991


High pressure over us will give us another sunny day today with temperatures a few degrees warmer than yesterday with most highs in the lower 80s. The humidity will be slightly higher with dew points in the 50s.

An extended period of dry and hot weather with an increase in humidity will start tomorrow and last much of next week with highs mainly in the 90s and dew points rising to the mid to upper 60s.

A front may touch off some showers on Friday with cooler temperatures but the humidity will remain high.


TODAY – SEP 2 – Sunny, highs in the low 80s.

TONIGHT – Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly clear, lows in the mid 60s.

SUNDAY – SEP 3 – Sunny, highs in the low 90s.

LABOR DAY – SEP 4 – Mostly sunny, highs in the mid 90s.

TUESDAY – SEP 5 – Sunny, highs in the low to mid 90s

WEDNESDAY – SEP 6 – Mostly sunny, highs in the low 90s.

THURSDAY – SEP 7 – Mostly sunny, highs in the low 90s.

FRIDAY – SEP 8 – Partly sunny with a chance of showers, highs in the upper 80s.

MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – Variable winds less than 5 knots, seas 2 feet. Belmar’s ocean temperature is 72 degrees. There is still a high chance of rip current for our shore areas.

OUTLOOK: No advisories expected Sunday through Wednesday.


August 2023’s average temperature was 73.7 which is 0.1 degree above normal but was the coolest August since 2014. The highest temperature was only 88 recorded on the 12th, 13th and 14th. This is only the third time in August in the last 50 years that the high temperature didn’t reach the 90 degree mark. Last August we had 17 days of 90 degree plus temperatures. Precipitation 4.44″ which is just about normal for August.

SUMMER 2023: Although the temperatures were near normal it was the coolest summer since 2009. Precipitation totaled 12.17″ which is slightly below normal.

Have a nice holiday weekend but please stay safe!

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