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La Niña is likely (~85-95%) through Northern Hemisphere winter, with a transition to ENSO-neutral expected during the spring.


Tropical Pacific Sea Surface Temperatures Tropical Pacific Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies
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Tropical Pacific sea surface temperatures (left image) and associated anomalies (right image). Click images to enlarge.  Images courtesy of the Climate Prediction Center.


Quick Facts

  • ENSO impacts to sensible weather are typically most pronounced from late fall through mid spring.