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Arctic Sea Ice Extent: December 16, 2021

December 16, 2021: Over the past week, the sea ice has now increased from last week at a higher rate of of 4.69% from the level on 12/09/2021 of 11.558 M km2 to 12.127 M km2 for this week.

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/).
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/).