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News: Learn about CoCoRaHS on our Projects page Welcome to our new website Read about first snowfall dates on our Blog
News: Learn about CoCoRaHS on our Projects page Welcome to our new website Read about first snowfall dates on our Blog
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Our departure maps are updated daily to show the difference between the current temperature and expected temperature, based on 30 years of previously values.

Arctic Sea Ice Extent: October 14, 2021

October 14, 2021: Over the past week the sea ice has now increased from last week by a rate of 9.58% from the level on 10/07/2021 of 5.719 M km2 to 6.325 M km2 for this week.

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First Snowfall Date

With winter fast approaching, one commonly asked question we get is “What is the average date of the first snowfall of the season?”  The answer is that it depends on the location.  The table below shows the mean date of the first snowfall at 19 first-order weather stations, as well as the earliest and latest …

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