Arctic Sea Ice Extent 5-23-2019

May 23, 2019: This week the sea ice has decreased by 2.30% from last week's level of 12.156 M km2 to 11.877 M km2 for this week; and continues to be even with the extent of sea ice as in 2018 (gold line) and above the 2016 level (red line).

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NSIDC Sea Ice Data Link:
ftp://sidads.colorado.edu/DATASETS/NOAA/G02135/north/daily/data/N_seaice_extent_daily_v3.0.csv
Plot Compiled by: Howard J. Diamond, PhD; Climate Science Program Manager at NOAA's Air Resources Laboratory