Global Sea Surface Temperature Cooling Continues

Global Sea Surface Temperature Cooling Continues. Dr. Roy Spencer lets us know that the Sea Surface Temperature (SST) as recorded by NASA’s Aqua satellite is continuing to fall. It’s been falling for months! That’s a trend! Not.

Yes, the well-known El Niño/La Niña circulation pattern in the tropical east Pacific Ocean has entered a phase that brings colder water to the surface. No, the oceans are not cooling now.

NOAA SST Anomaly Chart for 2010-08-03