September 12, 2019

The tropical Pacific Ocean may be ENSO-neutral, but there are still plenty of climate-and-weather topics to talk about.

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.

September 12, 2018

Forecasters are favoring the onset of El Niño conditions this fall. Our blogger gives you the details!

July 27, 2018

Wondering how strong any potential El Niño might be this winter? Maybe you should look to the South Pacific for clues. 

March 22, 2018

In this week's ENSO blog, Tom DiLiberto gets all judgy over the 2017-2018 Winter Outlook—using science of course.

September 28, 2017

The forecast of ENSO is not the only thing scientists use when making seasonal forecasts. This post looks at another predictor that often is even better to use than ENSO.

June 22, 2017

How much do ENSO blog writers like marine-based observations? Enough for one of them to write a love letter to a buoy. 

In this activity, students examine global climate model output and consider the potential impact of global warming on tropical cyclone initiation and evolution. As a follow-up, students read two short articles on the connection between hurricanes and global warming and discuss these articles in context of what they have learned from model output.

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