This is the start of the monthly reporting to check the world's temperature. The sea level is the most direct way of checking, since the oceans act as a giant bulb thermometer. For the past few months, the static sea level has predicted a sharp drop in global temperatures.
So, I expect another significant drop, mainly because of the death of the Pacific circulation. Warmie-weather people can call it La Nina, which they never quantify in terms of energy. That's like eliminating any scale for earthquakes, so you can call your mother, and say "We had an earthquake this morning.' :)
ps. and yeah the warmies found something to talk about - Japan's cherry trees. They can always find one warmer spot in the world.