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Natural Climate Patterns
- 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.
- March 7, 2016
Waters along the equator in the Pacific Ocean were warmer than average during February 2016, but cooler than they were in January, according to satellite observations.