11/29/2019, 8:19 am EST

An Update on Australian Drought

The amount of rainfall to take the Australian drought out of the 10th driest percentile is a whopping 2 to 4 times normal across much of Eastern Australia.
11/21/2019, 11:33 am EST

Comparing U.S. Climate Forecasts

A comparison betwen the constructed analog forecast produced by Climate Impact Company and the probabilistic climate forecast issued by NOAA/CPC for winter, spring and summer ahead.
11/14/2019, 8:17 am EST

Two Climate Alerts: +IOD Begins to Fade; Stratospheric Warming Ahead

Two climate alerts are issued. The positive phase of the Indian Ocean Dipole causing the Australian drought is beginning to ease increasing risk of returning beneficial rainfall late rthis summer season. A stratospheric warming event initiates in 10 days over Alaska and could cause an arctic outbreak in North America in early December.
11/11/2019, 12:25 pm EST

Progressive MJO Sustains Cold U.S. Pattern

Extended-range forecast models are very warm across the U.S. However, a moderate-to-strong progressive Madden Julian oscillation, continued negative phase of the arctic oscillation and expanding snow cover implies and warm-ups will be brief and overall the U.S. stays cold into Thanksgiving week.