The warmth continues

There seems to be no respite in the exceptional warmth that we have seen across much of Europe, Scandinavia and western Russia this winter. Mean temperature anomalies for the first thirteen days of March are close to +10°C across the Ukraine, it’s no wonder that the SST’s in...

Second Pacific warm blob

All we need now is a warm blob to suddenly occur of the coast of Japan and for Godzilla to make an appearance!

Return of the blob

Is it time to bring Captain Nemo or perhaps Troy Tempest out of retirement to investigate the cause of the latest warm blob in the Pacific ocean?

Recent North Atlantic SST

The cold pool in the central western Atlantic just about managed to survive through the winter of 2018/19. Meanwhile in the eastern Atlantic, North Sea, Baltic and Norwegian SST anomalies are already well above normal by April. This animation I’ve cobbled together from the map room at the...