September 27, 2018

New research suggests the climate change could affect how ENSO impacts temperature and wildfires. Read on to learn what that means.

July 27, 2018

Wondering how strong any potential El Niño might be this winter? Maybe you should look to the South Pacific for clues. 

January 26, 2018

La Niña usually means a drier than average water year for California. So what happened in 2016-2017 when a weak La Niña coincided with a remarkably wet water year?

An image of the state record hailstone, with measuring tape showing a diameter of 4.75 inches
January 24, 2018

Have you ever wondered what the biggest, hottest, coldest or deepest weather records were for your state? So have many people. These data are interesting on the surface, but going Beyond the Data, they also help us think about resiliency in the face of weather, or climate or climate change, or some combination of the above.

January 11, 2018

La Nina conditions appear to have peaked in strength and will likely last through the upcoming winter.

This video reviews how increasing temperatures in the Arctic are affecting the path of the jet stream, the severity of storms, and the length of individual weather events (rain, storms, drought).

This 3-activity sequence addresses the question: "To what extent should coastal communities build or rebuild?" The activity uses social science and geoscience data to prepare an evidence-based response to the question, in targeted US coastal communities.

This poster, viewable online, highlights some of the impacts of a global-average temperature rise of 4 degrees C above the pre-industrial age climate.

April 13, 2017

Neutral conditions are expected to continue in the Pacific with chances increasing for El Nino by the fall. Our blogger fills you in on the latest developments across the Pacific.

March 22, 2017

Now that the 2016-2017 winter is over with, it's time to look back and see what happened. Did our winter outlook do well?

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