July 30, 2013

The ocean’s ability

August 30, 2009

The Oceanic Nino Index tracks the sea surface temperature in the east-central tropical Pacific Ocean. It is NOAA's primary indicator of the climate patterns known as El Niño and La Niña. 

June 22, 2017

How much do ENSO blog writers like marine-based observations? Enough for one of them to write a love letter to a buoy. 

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?

December 21, 2016

How does La Niña and the jet stream impact winter conditions in the United States?

PMM SST Anomoly (480 px)
November 23, 2016

Are sea surface temperatures located north of the equator important for El Niño or La Niña development?  Yes!  Introducing the Pacific Meridional Mode.  

August 1, 2014

How do changes in the equatorial Pacific Ocean impact places much farther away? The answer for the tropics, at least, lies in changes to the equator-wide atmospheric circulation called the Walker Circulation. 

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