By May of 1998, the region of unusually warm water associated with El Niño has all but disappeared. The El Niño of 1997/1998 is essentially over. It's interesting to see how the region of unusually cold water, which you can see below the surface, has continued to expand to the east (towards South America).
Last modified: 28 April 1998
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