By Steve Goddard
NCEP is forecasting temperatures far above normal for the next week in Europe. I don’t think I have ever seen the Europe map so red before. This is a reflection of very warm sea surface temperatures west of Europe over the last month, as seen in the video below.
Meanwhile, South America is expected to be equally far below normal.
Sea surface temperatures west of South America have been running well below normal (developing La Niña.)
The Met Office should have stuck with their barbecue summer forecast. Sooner or later it was bound to happen.