Arctic Sea Ice Extent 11-13-2019

November 13, 2019: the sea ice has increased by a pretty healthy 16.62% from the level from two weeks ago of 7.706 M km2 to 9.242 M  km2 for this week.  That is a significant jump and continues to exceed the level for sea ice for this time of year above the 2016 level (red line) and has now topped the 2012 level (green 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