The last two El Nino events were winters 2006-2007 & 2009-2010.
El Nino – 2013 Winter Weather Forecast | Snow and Cold Prediction
NOAA issued a statement on August 27th stating that “El Niño conditions are likely to develop during August or September 2012.”
El Nino is marked by unusually warm temperatures in the Pacific Ocean that can have a huge impact on winter weather across North America. La Nina, which is a cooling of Pacific Ocean, can also have a large impact on winter temperatures, snowstorms and high winds. Scientist have already observed a transition to El Nino conditions that will effect both winter temperatures and snowfall across the united states for the 2012 -2013 winter season. The last two El Nino events were winters 2006-2007 & 2009-2010. Weatheradvance.com brings us a look at which parts of the US will experience cold temperatures and above average snow during the 2012/2013 winter. You can learn more about the effects El Nino has on winter weather including; What causes it? What makes it stop growing? What effects does it have? How long does it last? @ meteora.ucsd.edu
Winter Weather Snow Forecast by region within the United States
- Cold and snowy for the Northeast.
- Warm and Drier than average for California.
- Average snowfall for Utah, Colorado, Idaho.
- Icy and Wet for Most of the South.
- Storms for the midwest.
Temperature Prediction for 2012 -2013 Winter
Winter Temperature for 2012 – 2013 winter by region in the United States.
- Slightly Above Average temperatures for California
- Colder than Average temperatures for the Northeast
- Average winter temperatures for most of the Pacific Northwest and Midwest
Here are some links to more winter weather forecast for 2013 including the farmers almanac’s prediction.