Alaska Climate Research Center

The Alaska State Climate Center
The Alaska State Climate Center
The Alaska State Climate Center
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News: Welcome to our new website Check out our January Monthly Report Learn about CoCoRaHS on our Projects page
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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: February 29, 2024

February 29, 2024:  The sea ice has decreased this week at a pretty small rate of 0.27% (as opposed to last week’s growth rate of 1.46%), from the level on 02/22/2024 of 14.823 M km2 to 14.783 M km2 for this week.  So, perhaps we are right on ...
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2023 in review: preliminary data

Update January 2023: Our annual report is available here. As 2023 draws to a close, we are compiling our annual review of weather and climate in Alaska. Our reviews are based on weather station data, which show the conditions at the specific location of each station, as well as spatially aggregated data products that provide ...
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