Under The Equator

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Inspired by my previous posts, Boy Child Girl Child and Sea Levels in the Nino-Nina Cycle, I decided to take a look at what is…

Sea Levels in the Nino Nina Cycle

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach [UPDATE: Grrr … thanks to an alert commenter, I find that my previous numbers were out by a factor of ten. I love the web…

Boy Child, Girl Child

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I’ve said before that I consider myself a climate heretic rather than a climate skeptic. A skeptic doubts parts of things. A heretic questions the…

After nearly a decade away, La Niña weather system is back…

According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), La Niña is back in the central and eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean, after nearly a decade’s absence.

Fidelity of El Niño simulation matters for predicting future climate

A new study led by University of Hawai’i at Mānoa researchers, published in the journal Nature Communications this week, revealed that correctly simulating ocean current variations hundreds of feet below…

Upcoming La Nina Winter: Cooler and Wetter than Normal

There comes a point during mid-summer when the veil of uncertainty lifts regarding the nature of the upcoming winter season and we are at that point now.

Coral tells own tale about El Niño’s past

Rice, Georgia Tech study in Science reveals Pacific temperatures over a millennium Rice University Georgia Tech climate scientist Kim Cobb samples an ancient coral for radiometric dating. She is part…

La Nina may form in the equatorial Pacific Ocean later this year and, if so, it could have wide-ranging ramifications

By Paul Dorian NOAA’s CFS v2 computer forecast model is predicting relatively strong La Nina conditions by later this summer (August/September/October); SST anomalies plot courtesy NOAA *La Nina may form…

A Weak El Nino Transitioning to La Nada

Reposted from the Cliff Mass Weather Blog Friday, February 14, 2020 A Weak El Nino Transitioning to La Nada During the past few months we have moved from near neutral…

Half of 21st Century Warming Due to El Nino

Reposted from Dr Roy Spencer’s Blog May 13th, 2019 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. A major uncertainty in figuring out how much of recent warming has been human-caused is…