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Arizona and New Mexico During El Niño Winters

Arizona and New Mexico During El Niño Winters: During El Niño years, all climate divisions in Arizona and New Mexico tend to receive above-average winter precipitation. Values represent the percentage of December-March precipitation compared to non-El Niño years for the period 1895-1996.

Credit: Figure reproduced from NOAA Climate Prediction Center material. http://www.noaa.gov/