The ‘super’ El Niño is over, but La Niña looms

graphic of difference in seawater temperature, May 2016

The warm eastern Pacific waters that powered the recent “super” El Niño have dissipated, experts say. The difference in seawater temperature from the long-term average is shown here as the event fizzled during May 2016.


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