(Translated and condensed by P. Gosselin)
The warming El Niño weather phenomenon has been history since June 2016. The cool La Niña started in mid-July 2016.
The daily anomalies in sea surface temperatures (SSTA) in the main Niño region 3.4 are now updated. In mid-July it is in the La Niña zone at -0.74°K:
The following chart shows the current La Niña extending from the coast of Peru to the international dateline (180°):
After a record warm February 2016 with an anomaly of +0.83°K using the unaltered UAH satellite data, the global temperature of the lower troposphere centered at 1500 meters fell by 0.49 K in June to +0.34°K,…