February 24, 2016

Where are my El Niño impacts?!

January 22, 2016

In the midst of the mega snowstorm bearing down on the East, NCEI's Deke Arndt looks longingly back at December's warmth in his latest Beyond the Data blog. 

January 8, 2016

Was El Niño to blame for the above-average temperatures during November and December 2015?  As always, the answer is not that simple.  

December 1, 2015

Few places on Earth are more strongly affected by El Niño than the Galápagos Islands, which straddle the equator in the eastern tropical Pacific. Guest blogger Kris Karnauskas explains why these unique islands are so biologically productive—and what happens to that productivity during El Niño. 

November 20, 2015

With multiple sea surface temperature datasets come questions. What are they all for?

November 12, 2015

Warmer-than-average waters in the tropical Pacific are expected to reach their peak soon. How has El Niño affected global weather so far this year?

October 20, 2015

How have past El Niños affected U.S. winter temperature and precipitation, and what are NOAA's predictions for this strong El Niño winter of 2015-16? Guest blogger Mike Halpert gives us the scoop.

October 8, 2015

The peak of El Niño is expected to arrive soon after peak pumpkin spice latte season. What are some of the winter weather effects seen during past El Niños?

October 1, 2015

NCEI's Deke Arndt blogs about how El Niño—like an erratic bartender—doesn't always bring the country the seasonal climate we'd expect.

Many mid-Atlantic and West Coast communities could see the highest number of nuisance flooding days on record through April due to rising sea levels and more frequent storm surge, compounded by El...