01/11/2022, 3:53 am EST

U.S. Temperature and Precipitation Rankings for December 2021 and 2021

December 2021 was the warmest on record for the U.S. The year of 2021 was 4th warmest on record. Both December 2021 and the year of 2021 averaged near normal for precipitation.
01/09/2022, 8:29 am EST

Lengthy 2020-22 La Nina May Stick-around in 2022

According to multi-variate ENSO index (MEI), analogs since 2000 having lengthy 2-year-plus La Nina signatures have been slow change phase and sometimes remain in weak La Nina. In 2022, based on the MEI analog there is a 2-in-3 chance ENSO is neutral or weak La Nina the second half of 2022 while El Nino risk is 1-in-3 chance.
01/07/2022, 2:22 pm EST

Super Heat Followed by Rains in Argentina!

An amplifying high-pressure ridge over Argentina is likely to span extreme heat beginning early next week and intensifying throughout the week. High temperatures are routinely in the 100’s early next week across Argentina. However, searing record-breaking 110’s is projected for middle of next week. The extreme heat lasts to Monday, January 17th shifting to northern Argentina.
01/06/2022, 12:55 pm EST

December 2021 Northern Hemisphere Snowfall Report

According to the Rutgers University Snow Laboratory the North America rank for December 2021 snow cover was 26 of the last 56 years whereas 1 is most snowy and 56 is least snowy. Alaska had a second consecutive month of record snow in December.