Updated 3 March 1998
The model is forecasting the El Niño to fade by mid 1998, followed by a cold event ("La Niña") in the second half of 1998.
Note: The model has historically overestimated the strength of cold events following big warm events.
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March / April / May 1998
June / July / August 1998
September / October / November 1998
December / January / February 1998/1999
Note: Please do not link to this page, it changes every month. Link to the El Niño Forecast Home Page instead.
Last modified: 3 March 1998