satellite image of Hurricane Dorian over the Bahamas
January 8, 2020

In 2019,  the U.S. experienced 14 separate disasters costing at least a billion dollars each. Since 1980, 258 billion-dollar disasters have brought damages in excess of $1.75 trillion.  

December 12, 2019

ENSO-neutral is expected to last through spring 2020. See why in our latest ENSO blog and stay for some ENSO trivia.

November 26, 2019

What goes into NOAA’s winter outlook when ENSO is in neutral? The Climate Prediction Center’s Mike Halpert discusses the details.

September 26, 2019

New research weighs in on a popular debate about whether reduced Arctic sea ice is causing extreme mid-latitude winters. Their result? Blame the atmosphere, not the ice. 

July 1, 2019

Is it possible for us to predict the strength of El Niño or La Nina in the same way we currently predict whether we are in El Niño or La Nina?  Recent research from NOAA's ENSO forecasting team looks directly at this question. 

September 27, 2018

New research suggests the climate change could affect how ENSO impacts temperature and wildfires. Read on to learn what that means.