Relationships between rainfall anomalies over northeastern Brazil and the El Niño–Southern Oscillation

@article{Kayano2006RelationshipsBR,
  title={Relationships between rainfall anomalies over northeastern Brazil and the El Ni{\~n}o–Southern Oscillation},
  author={Mary Toshie Kayano and Rita Val{\'e}ria Andreoli},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={111}
}
[1] In this paper, sea surface temperature (SST) and sea level pressure variability modes associated with climate extremes (droughts and floods) over northeastern Brazil (NEB) stratified according to the El Nino–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) phases (El Nino, La Nina, and neutral) are reexamined. The analyses indicate that only 36% of the time an ENSO-based forecast for the NEB climate would be right. This relatively low percentage is mostly because the interannual variations of the NEB climate… 

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