04/16/2024, 4:39 am EDT

El Nino Fades; Speed of Development/Intensity of La Nina Ahead Uncertain

The Nino34 SSTA region has cooled a whopping 0.69C during the past 2 weeks as El Nino 2023-24 is about to end. The record warm global ocean surface of the past 12 months is unique and causes uncertainty regarding the speed of development and intensity of La Nina for later in 2024.
04/15/2024, 2:48 pm EDT

Climate Impact Company Issues U.S. Summer 2024 Outlook

The Climate Impact Company summer 2024 outlook valid for May through September is issued. The forecast is based on a transition from an El Nino to La Nina climate, warming of already very warm mid-latitude oceans, optimum climate normal, and anticipated drought zones.
04/11/2024, 4:14 pm EDT

Quarter 1 of 2024 was 5th Warmest on Record in U.S.

Q1 of 2024 was warmer than normal in each of the 48 contiguous states including MUCH ABOVE normal for the Upper Midwest to Mid-Atlantic to New England States. Six states finished the 3-month period with their 2nd warmest Q1 on record, including Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Nationally, Q1 was 5th warmest on record.