Anomalously Strong and Rapid Drying of the Tropical Lower Stratosphere in 2016: Connections to Both the QBO and ENSO

Dale F Hurst1,2, Sean M Davis1,3, Karen Hepler Rosenlof3, Alyn Lambert4, William G Read4, Emrys Hall1,2 and Allen F Jordan1,2, (1)Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, United States, (2)Global Monitoring Division, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO, United States, (3)Chemical Sciences Division, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO, United States, (4)Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, United States