Climate Impacts

Since we last covered the California drought, conditions in the state have stayed, well, dry—very dry. Statewide, total California precipitation over the past three years is near or lower than any other three-year period since 1895.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

  • Weather in the Southeast this fall and winter is keeping up with the dry part of the typical La Niña pattern. Precipitation across most of the Southeast was "below" or "much below" normal for October-December.

  • Mark Eakin, a coral reef specialist and Coordinator of NOAA’s Coral ReefWatch program, discusses coral bleaching in the Caribbean in 2010.