Updated Arctic Sea Ice

September 26, 2019: this week the sea ice has increased by 6.58% from last week's level of 4.176 M km2 to 4.470 M km2 for this week. The 2019 sea ice extent line (gold) has now started heading back up and the 2019 season is most likely about tied for #2 all-time low with the 2016 level (red line).

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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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/.