El Nino is here: warmer, rainy

global_warmingThe El Nino Southern Oscillation (“el Nino”, ENSO) conditions are in place. For the US, this means more rain in California and the southwest, and milder winters in Alaska and the upper tier of western and midwestern states. Worldwide, it may effect fishing as well as weather, and will probably result in higher average temperatures.
NASA:

Given our expectation of the next El Niño beginning in 2009 or 2010, it still seems likely that a new global temperature record will be set within the next 1-2 years, despite the moderate negative effect of the reduced solar irradiance.

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s