If you are writing a school report or lesson plan or El Niño school project...
- What is El Niño? and What is La Niña?
- Frequently Asked Questions about El Niño & La Niña & Educational websites
- Less Frequently Asked Questions about El Niño (includes school projects on El Niño)
- Instructional modules (self-instruction and lesson plans)
- How does El Niño affect the US, the world, the economy, society... ?
- What's happening now?
- Are there any realtime measurements of El Niño?
- How does this El Niño (La Niña) differ from previous ones?
If you want forecasts for the United States...
- What is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) doing about El Niño?
NOAA has primary responsibilities for El Niño forecasts, observations and research
Links to other El Niño Web sites from Climate.gov
- About forecasts & impacts on the US
Outlooks from the Climate Prediction Center
- About international impacts
International Research Institute for Climate and Society
- About impacts on the US
ENSO Impacts on the US from the Climate Prediction Center
This image showing a view from the International Space Station of a storm passing over the United States was made available by NASA via Twitter (posted on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016) by space station commander Scott Kelly. See NPR's All Things Considered discussion of whether El Niño could have played a role.