A slow-moving storm system caused more than two feet of rain in southern Louisiana in mid-August and led to widespread catastrophic flooding.
After a slow start to the 2016 hurricane season, storms in the eastern North Pacific Ocean were plentiful during July and the beginning of August.
A record-smashing hurricane season in the central North Pacific. Water rationing in Puerto Rico. The biggest one-year jump in atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations. These and more of 2015's extreme events had one thing in common: El Niño.
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A fire hose of moisture pointed directly at the Gulf Coast led to up to two feet of rain in Louisiana in less than a week.
Huge waves can mean only one thing in Hawai'i: surf's up. Should surfers thank El Niño?
Category 5 Tropical Cyclone Winston was one of the strongest storms to make landfall anywhere on Earth since modern records began in the 1970s.
The Atlantic hurricane season officially starting in June did not stop Hurricane Alex from forming in January.
Rainfall was measured by the foot in South Carolina in an event that statistically would happen, on average, once every thousand years.
While the Atlantic hurricane season has been generally below-average, that doesn't mean it can't have a rare event.