ENSO pressure departures from El Nino and La Nina

Typical pressure changes from El Niño and La Niña. In La Niña events, dry and warmer conditions are possible for the southern United States, which explains the increase in pressure readings. Lower the pressure, more storms. Image Credit: NOAA

September 14, 2011

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