Current Conditions

Below is a quick look at what's going on right now. You may also want to check out the ENSO Blog .

See how the current atmosphere/ocean state compares with previous years for a collection of ENSO related indices on the ENSO dashboard.

Sea Surface Temperature (SST)

Today's SSTs

today's SST

Today's SST Anomalies

today's SST anomalies

More SST Maps: Weekly, Monthly, and Seasonal Averages

Outgoing Longwave Radiation (OLR)

Today's OLR

today's OLR

Today's OLR Anomalies

today's OLR anomalies

More OLR Maps: Weekly, Monthly, and Seasonal Averages


Latest Average Weekly Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies

Latest Average Daily Sea Level Height Anomalies

Marine Heat Waves (PSL's Marine Heatwave Page)

Current Global Marine Heatwaves (detrended)

MHW global

Current US Region Marine Heatwaves (detrended)


Multivariate ENSO Index (MEI)

An experimental ENSO monitoring tool showing departures from normal conditions in the tropical Pacific from 1950-present.

current MEI

More about the MEI