Updated Arctic Sea Ice: 11-19-2020

November 19, 2020: Over the past week, the sea ice has now increased from last week by a lower rate of 3.92% from the level on 11/12/2020 of 8.859 M km2 to 9.220 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).

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/.