May/June 2016: In This Issue
For the second consecutive year, fierce cold and snow struck the eastern half of the nation while abnormally mild weather covered the West.
Water temperatures in the eastern tropical Pacific steadily rose through November, reaching levels not seen since the 1997–1998 El Niño, ensuring the 2015–2016 El Niño a ranking as one of the three strongest since 1950.
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