Watching the progress of both on a regular basis is painful, because they take sooooo long.
But unlike the super El Niño that failed to form, I’ve lost 2 stone (about 30 pounds) so far this year. One more to go (stone, not pounds).
Nothing too exciting in the sea surface temperature data this week, and I’m waiting for the next update of the GODAS pentads before I illustrate what appears to be a recycling of warm water from the original downwelling Kelvin wave. I’ll show you in a few days.