Websites about the climate phenomena El Niño and La Niña, including ENSO in general and related topics. El Niño and La Niña are disruptions of the ocean-atmosphere system in the tropical Pacific having important consequences for weather around the globe. La Niña is characterized by unusually cold ocean temperatures in the Equatorial Pacific, compared to El Niño, which is characterized by unusually warm ocean temperatures in the Equatorial Pacific. ENSO is the generic term for these phenomena. (source: NOAA - text slightly adapted)
Climate Prediction Center: Frequently Asked Questions about El Niño and La Niña
Includes general questions, present conditions, forecasts, impacts on the US and worldwide, predicting and monitoring.
CPC - La Niña/El Niño Coverage
Regularly updated discussion and coverage of the La Niña/El Niño weather system including global and regional impacts and forecasting.
CPC El Niño/Southern Oscillation (ENSO)
Coverage of the weather system from the Climate Prediction Centre, including forecasts, historical info, and the impact of the system on weather patterns.
El Niño/La Niña Watch
Archive of images and news releases about observations of the El Nino/La Nina phenomenon in the Pacific Ocean by the U.S./French TOPEX/Poseidon, Jason-1, and other NASA/JPL satellites and instruments.
What is La Niña?
Illustrated explanation with realtime graphics and animations of data. Also numerous links to reference material from NOAA.
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Last update:April 13, 2016 at 8:15:06 UTC