MIDWEST CLIMATE: EL NIÑO 2015-2016
Current Status | Impacts | What is El Niño? | Historical | Climatology | Diversity | FAQ
El Niño, a warming of the Pacific Ocean around the equator, can have effects on patterns of weather variability throughout the world. These pages provide background information on El Niño, including monitoring the current El Niño, comparisons to past strong El Niños, and possible impacts in the Midwest.