Tag Archives: El Niño

Open data

Since I’m sitting at the station waiting for a train that is delayed 40 minutes, I thought I would post on something that I’ve been thinking about for the last couple of days. There is quite a lot of discussion … Continue reading

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It woz El Nino wot dunnit!

It looks likely that 2016 will end up as the warmest year in the surface temperature record. One question is whether or not the recent El Nino contributed significantly to this. As the figure on the right shows, if you … Continue reading

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Volcanoes and ENSO

One known issue with climate models is that they tend to suggest a larger response to a volcanic eruption than is observed. A recent paper by Lehner et al. shows that all large eruptions since 1951 coincided with El Niño … Continue reading

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Attribution

Given the extreme precipitation and flooding that’s been experienced in some parts of the world recently, I thought I would comment briefly on the issue of attribution. Clearly the El Niño has played an important role in these extreme weather … Continue reading

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On the coming El Nino

Given that I’ve written about this before I thought I may as well post this short video of Kevin Trenberth talking about the possibility of an El Niño later this year. According to Kevin Trenberth, it’s not so much if … Continue reading

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A possible “told you so” moment?

There is increasing evidence to suggest that we may see an extreme El Niño event later this year, which could make 2015 the hottest year on record. Given that surface warming has slowed and we continue to accrue energy, most … Continue reading

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Watt about Bob and William

Although I’ve somewhat changed the focus of this blog, there is a post over at Watts Up With That (WUWT) that has made me decide to have another Watt about … post. It’s a post by Bob Tisdale and is … Continue reading

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