Arctic Sea Ice Extent 1-31-2019

January 31, 2019: This week the sea ice increase rose at at an extremely small rate of 0.88% from last week's level of 13.929 M km2 to 14.052 M km2 for this week; and so the rate of growth trend is still just about even with the rate in 2012 (green line) for this time of year.

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Plot Compiled by: Howard J. Diamond, PhD; Climate Science Program Manager at NOAA's Air Resources Laboratory