Strong El Niños compared side-by-side - Tucson News Now

Strong El Niños compared side-by-side

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A strong El Niño is already in place this fall, and that could mean a wet winter for Arizona. The last strong El Niño was in 1997/98. Recently, NASA compared the two El Niño signals side-by-side.

In the image below the color red stretching across the ocean represents an El Niño. You can see this year's El Niño is even looking a little more impressive as of August 20 than the 1997 El Niño on the same day.

Click here to see a video comparison of the years month-by-month.

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