El Nino & La Nina

PDF, data through November 2016, data source: NOAA Climate Prediction Center , last modified: 2016/12/04.
NOAA gives OISST.v2 figure. A comparison of OISST v2, ERSST v3b and ERSST v4 is shown in this figure (2015/08/05).

El Ninos are seasonal having the maximum strength in November - January. The current El Nino is compared here month by month with the four previous strong ones. PDF (last modified 2016/12/04)

Temperature and precipitation anomalies for the season of the maximum El Nino strength -- Dec-Jan-Feb. Data source: Temperature GISS and Precipitation Global Precipitation Analysis (last modified 2016/03/12)

Temperature anomaly in GISS analysis. The base periods are shifted. (last modified: 2013/05/06)

PDF, data through November 2016, data source: NOAA Climate Prediction Center, last modified: 2016/12/02.

data through November 2016, last modified: 2016/12/04.

Surface temperature data (now with GHCN v3.3.0 and ERSST v4) and upper 300 m Nino region ocean data are through May 2016, last modified: 2016/06/18.


See also NOAA weekly ENSO 30+ presentation pages.