Arctic Sea Ice Extent: November 26, 2020

November 26, 2020: Over the past week, the sea ice has now increased from last week by a higher rate of 6.31% from the level on 11/19/2020 of 9.220 M km2 to 9.841 M km2. The Arctic sea ice catch-up is slowing down a bit and headed towards the historic low extent for this time of year set in 2016 (red line).

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