The Monograph

For an on-line version of the entire Reports to the Nation: El Niño and Climate Prediction, please click here.

The 1997-98 El Niño

A strong El Niño has been developing since April of 1997 and has continued into 1998. Links to information on the current status of El Niño, are found in our summary of how a typical El Niño influences weather. Current status, impacts, and predictions can be found here. Please contact private weather forecasting firms for more detailed forecasts of how El Niño is influencing the weather in a specific region.

The Movies


We do not have the resources to answer specific questions about the effects of El Niño. Please contact weather forecasting firms or your local university for information about specific regions or effects.

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