ENSO Teleconnections

      


What Are the Impacts of El Niño/La Niña?

 ENSO Impacts Are Global in Scope

The effects of ENSO are often called teleconnections, emphasizing that changing conditions in one part of the world can affect areas far from the source.

 U.S. Impacts

The impacts of ENSO on the United States are most noticeable in the cold season.

  

 Narratives About El Niño and La Niña Impacts (from CPC)

CPC discusses how weather patterns are affected by ENSO.

 


Composites - Local Impacts

 El Niño and La Niña Temperature/Precipitation Probabilities

 Box and Whiskers Analysis by Climate Division

 Complete Suite of Composites by Climate Region (from CPC)

 Selectable ENSO Response (from CDC)

 El Niño Impacts on Texas During the Winter and Spring

  El Niño Temperature and Precipitation (for Texas/Oklahoma)

The charts linked above are based on the Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) during El Niño events.  For an explanation of the diagrams click here.

 


Other Impact/Teleconnection Links

 NOAA's El Niño Impacts Page

 CPC's ENSO Impacts Page

 Climate Diagnostics Center (CDC)

 

 

 

 


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