Definitions for "Teleconnection"
a relationship between two distant weather events. The weather phenomenon El Niño, for example, has been linked to a wide variety of events, including wildfires in the Australian Outback, flooding in the Peruvian Andes, and above-normal rainfall in the Greater Horn of Africa.
a correlation between contemporaneous meteorological features at widely separated points over the surface of the Earth
A strong statistical relationship between weather in different parts of the globe. For example, there appears to be a teleconnection between the tropics and North America during El Niño.