Updated Arctic Sea Ice

Jan 11, 2018: Arctic sea ice extent has increased by a slightly lesser rate over last week of 1.67% from last week's level of 12.644 M km2 to 12.859 M km2 for this week. It looks like 2018 is starting out to be just under the all-time low levels for this time of year over 2017.

Plot Compiled by: Howard J. Diamond, PhD; Climate Science Program Manager at NOAA's Air Resources Laboratory Data Source: National Snow & Ice Data Center (NSIDC; https://nsidc.org/.

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Daily sea ice concentration provided by NSIDC.

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