Record-setting warmth enveloped the contiguous United States in June 2016.
With El Niño in the rearview mirror, the central tropical Pacific continued to cool in June 2016.
A non-stop parade of thunderstorms pounded parts of Europe during the end of May and beginning of June.
Human activities emit 60 or more times the amount of carbon dioxide released by volcanoes each year.
A deep pool of cool water that had been lurking beneath the surface of the eastern tropical Pacific in April began to emerge at the surface in May 2016.
Most of the continental United States is facing elevated chances of well above average summer temperatures, according to the latest outlook from NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center.
One reason the Fort McMurray area was at high risk for an early-season forest fire was that April snow cover was well below average in much of western North America.
Beneath the surface of the tropical Pacific, a deep pool of cool water has been sliding slowly eastward. This massive, slow-motion wave is a favorable sign that La Niña might develop.
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Compared to March, parts of the tropical Pacific showed signs of cooling off in April 2016.