As fall settles in, Delaware residents can expect chilly nights and cooler temperatures in the coming days. According to the National Weather Service in Mount Holly, New Jersey, the high for Saturday is forecasted to be 69 degrees, with a 50% chance of showers. Sunday is expected to be cloudy with a high of 61 degrees. However, when the sun goes down, temperatures are expected to drop drastically, reaching the 40s overnight.
The weather service also predicts cool northwest winds to accompany the lower temperatures. Saturday’s low is expected to hit 47 degrees, while Sunday’s low is set at 45 degrees. Wind gusts are anticipated to be around 10 to 15 mph on Saturday night and 5 mph on Sunday night.
With the arrival of fall weather, it’s time to bring out the sweaters and sweatshirts. The National Weather Service states that next week’s temperatures will remain in the 60s during the day, with sunny skies. However, nights will continue to be chilly, ranging from the 40s to 50s throughout the week.
Comparing the weather to this time last year, the National Weather Service shares that Delaware experienced temperatures in the 70s and 60s. On October 7, 2022, the high was an unusually warm 79 degrees, with a low of 53 degrees. October 8, 2022, saw a high of 61 degrees and a low of 42 degrees.
As colder weather settles in, Delaware residents can expect the average low temperature for Wilmington to be around 47 degrees. This trend will continue until February, with a gradual decrease in temperatures.
Looking ahead, the Farmers’ Almanac does not expect another mild winter for Delaware. They have released their winter forecast, which can be found on the Delaware Online website. Additionally, the Old Farmers’ Almanac has also released their winter weather forecast for Delaware, providing insights into potential snowfall for the season.
As the fall season progresses, it’s important for Delaware residents to prepare for colder temperatures and potentially stormy weather. It’s advisable to dress warmly, especially during the evenings, and stay updated with the latest weather forecasts to plan outdoor activities accordingly.