Updated Arctic Sea Ice

November 21, 2019: the sea ice has increased by 5.67% from last week's level of 9.242 M km2 to 9.798 M km2 for this week. This week's extent is now very close to the level for 2017 (magenta 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/.