2020 North Pacific Warmth
First posted July 24th 2020
One of the most striking and persistent climate anomalies of recent years has been the widespread unusual warmth that has affected the North Pacific Ocean. Beginning in summer 2013, sea surface temperatures (SSTs) became much warmer than normal between Alaska and Hawaii, and as the warm anomaly persisted and intensified over the next two years, it gained widespread attention and became known in some circles as the “The Blob“.
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