Socio-Economic Impacts of El Niño

Comprehensive list of recent and historical El Niño / La Niña impacts. 

Read Reports to the Nation on our Changing Planet: El Niño and Climate Prediction (PDF), and find more impacts information in the FAQs on El Niñoand La Niña.

Global Impacts

Societal and Economic

Famine and Drought



Human Health

Marine Life

El Niño Impacts on the U.S. and North America

U.S. Storm Tracks

U.S. West Coast, Canada, Alaska, Hawaii


Non-coastal Areas in the U.S., Canada

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