2015

December 2015 Edition of the Pennsylvania Observer (PA weather/climate information)

The Pennsylvania State Climatologist

From The Pennsylvania Climate Office Staff  -- The December 2015 edition of the "Pennsylvania Observer" is attached.  Features include a summary of December's weather, the experimental forecast for January and February, and one highlight. The highlight covers the basics of understanding the El Nino Southern Oscillation.

 

 

November 2015 Edition of the Pennsylvania Observer (PA weather/climate information)

The Pennsylvania State Climatologist

From The Pennsylvania Climate Office Staff  --  The November 2015 edition of the "Pennsylvania Observer" is attached.  Features include a summary of November's weather, the experimental forecast for December and January, and one highlight. The highlight shows the relationship between a warm November and the following December-February snowfall for select sites across Pennsylvania. Look for the next newsletter at the start of January.

2015 PAESTA Earth Science Week Essay Contest Winners Announced

Earth Science Week

For Earth Science Week 2015, PAESTA held an essay contest that challenged K-12 students in Pennsylvania to write an essay with the following theme: Why Earth Science Matters in Pennsylvania. We are thrilled to announce the three winning essays, all written by students in Sandy Grajewski's classroom at Conrad Weiser High School in Robesonia, PA.

October 2015 Edition of the Pennsylvania Observer (PA weather/climate information)

The Pennsylvania State Climatologist

From The Pennsylvania Climate Office Staff  --  The October 2015 edition of the "Pennsylvania Observer" is attached.  Features include a summary of October's weather, the experimental forecast for November and December, and one highlight. The highlight shows the relationship between a weakening El Nino during the winter months and wintertime precipitation in Pennsylvania and the Northeast. Look for the next newsletter at the start of December.

 

September 2015 Edition of the Pennsylvania Observer (PA weather/climate information)

The Pennsylvania State Climatologist

From The Pennsylvania Climate Office Staff  --  The September 2015 edition of the "Pennsylvania Observer" is attached.  Features include a summary of September's weather, the experimental forecast for October and November, and one highlight. The highlight shows the relationship between a wet early summer and a dry late summer in Pennsylvania and the following winter's temperature and precipitation anomalies across the country. Look for the next newsletter at the start of November.

August 2015 Edition of the Pennsylvania Observer (PA weather/climate information)

The Pennsylvania State Climatologist

From The Pennsylvania Climate Office Staff  --  The August 2015 edition of the "Pennsylvania Observer" is attached.  Features include a summary of August's weather, the experimental forecast for September and October, and one highlight. The highlight shows the relationship between various temperature and precipitation anomalies, as well as ENSO phase evolution, for March through July and the following late fall/early winter temperature and precipitation anomalies across the country.

July 2015 Edition of the Pennsylvania Observer (PA weather/climate information)

The Pennsylvania State Climatologist

From The Pennsylvania Climate Office Staff  --  The July 2015 edition of the "Pennsylvania Observer" is attached.  Features include a summary of July's weather, the experimental forecast for August and September, and one highlight. The highlight shows the relationship between extreme warmth in the Pacific Northwest and the following September-November temperature and precipitation anomalies across the United States. Look for the next newsletter at the start of September.