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Figure 6

Figure 6: The widespread impact of the 1982-83 El Niño is evident in this portrayal of extreme temperature events from 1982 to 1984. Months are grouped by their first initials (for instance, JJA is "June-July-August"). SST denotes sea-surface temperature.

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