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.
The Atlantic hurricane season officially starting in June did not stop Hurricane Alex from forming in January.
Rains arrived in California during January 2016, but the drought remains.
Dangerous flooding amidst a record drought? Just call it another week in California.
In July 2013, the Pacific Northwest was relatively dry, while the Southeast got a soaking.
El Niño is a global phenomenon. Guest blogger Dr. Andrew Watkins shines some light on El Niño's impact across the world in Australia.