NOTE: I CONTINUE TO HAVE VERY LIMITED TIME FOR MODERATING AND REPLYING TO COMMENTS. MY APOLOGIES.
NINO3.4 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) anomalies (a commonly used El Niño-Southern Oscillation Index) are still hovering within weak La Niña range. For the week centered on October 12, 2011, NINO3.4 SST anomalies are approximately -0.77 deg C.
NINO3.4 SST Anomalies – Short-Term
Weekly Global SST anomalies dropped significantly (about 0.04 deg C) in the past week. It will be interesting to see where Global SST anomalies bottom out during this El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) season.
Global SST Anomalies – Short-Term
This weekly Reynolds OI.v2 SST dataset begins in 1990. I’ve started the graphs in 2004 to make the variations visible.
OI.v2 SST anomaly data is available through the NOAA NOMADS system: