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Natural Climate Patterns
- June 6, 2016
This year's Atlantic hurricane outlook comes with relatively high uncertainty. One challenge: figuring out if the Atlantic Ocean climate pattern that favors active hurricane seasons has shifted gears.
- June 1, 2016
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.
- May 16, 2016
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.
- May 4, 2016
Compared to March, parts of the tropical Pacific showed signs of cooling off in April 2016.
- April 5, 2016
Temperatures across the tropical Pacific Ocean were warmer than average in March 2016.