Latest from el nino
January 26, 2016 by Eric Simons
The focus on 2015's record heat conceals a larger truth: cool years are increasingly unlikely.
January 19, 2016 by Les Rowntree
The forecast for rain for 2015-2016 followed El Niño convention. But the pattern broke the rules.
December 16, 2015 by Drew Baldwin and Eric Simons
Scientists still aren't sure what to make of what's happened in the Pacific Ocean this year.
October 02, 2015 by Les Rowntree
The forecaster mood and message is upbeat these days, with less hedging and more agreement that, yes, this El Niño winter could be a wet one.
September 15, 2015 by Julia Busiek
The explanation for El Niño has been revealed only slowly, piece by piece over a century, as dedicated researchers in far-flung locations searched for explanations for the droughts and deluges they witnessed.
September 01, 2015 by Eric Simons
The Pacific Ocean is the hottest we've ever seen it. What that means -- or doesn't -- for the coming El Niño.
August 12, 2015 by Melanie Hess
In a normal year, The Marine Mammal Center rescues around 600 animals. It's only August, and they're way, way past that number.