Tropical situations including oceanic conditions in the recent months:
- In June 2012, the NINO.3 SST deviation was +0.5°C. SSTs in the equatorial Pacific were above normal. Subsurface temperatures were above normal in almost all regions from the western equatorial Pacific to the eastern part.
- In the atmosphere, the convective activities were near normal near the dateline in the equatorial Pacific and above normal in the western part.
- These atmospheric features indicate that ENSO-neutral conditions persisted. >> More