Arctic Sea Ice Extent: September 24, 2020

September 24, 2020: Over the past week the sea ice has now increased from the value last week by 8.35% from the level on 9/17/2020 of 3.774 M km2 to 4.118 M km2. Therefore, it looks like the summer melt season has definitely ended.

Click image for more information.

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