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El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO)

California Dryness and Recovery Challenge Multi-Century Odds

August 14, 2018
A new study finds that one of California’s worst dry spells in 450 years has less than a one percent chance of recovering within two years.

Reporting on the State of the Climate in 2016

August 23, 2018
We’re announcing the release of the State of the Climate in 2016 report, an assessment of the world’s climate system.

Finding Paleoclimate Data Just Got Easier

August 14, 2018
Finding the paleoclimate data you need among the thousands of studies we make available is simpler than ever before.

La Niña Outlook, Impacts for Winter 2016–17

August 22, 2018
Forecasters are predicting some impacts from La Niña conditions this winter in outlooks for the Midwest, Great Lakes, and Missouri basin.

Reporting on the State of the Climate in 2015

August 21, 2018
We’re announcing the release of the State of the Climate in 2015 report, an assessment of the world’s climate system.

How Can Corals Teach Us About Climate?

August 14, 2018
Many coral reefs have been around for millions of years yet they are extremely sensitive to changes in climate conditions.

Climate Change and Extreme Snow in the U.S.

August 14, 2018
Heavy seasonal snow and extreme snowstorms continue to occur with great frequency even though Earth’s climate has warmed.