Alaska Climate Research Center

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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: November 24, 2022

November 24, 2022: Over the past week, the sea ice has continued to increase but at a slightly higher rate from last week, of 4.50%, from the level on 11/17/2022 of 9.789 M km2 to 10.250 M km2 for this week. The negative sea ice anomaly this week …

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Widespread storm damage along the West Coast

A powerful storm has caused severe and widespread damage along Alaska’s West Coast. As of early morning on Sunday, September 18, water levels are receding along the Bering coast but still rising along the Chukchi coast as ex-typhoon Merbok moves northwards.  Coastal communities all along the West Coast from the Kuskokwim delta to Norton Sound …

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