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Arctic Sea Ice Extent: June 27, 2024

June 27, 2024:  The Arctic sea ice has continued to decrease this week at a greater rate of 5.31% (as opposed to last week’s decrease rate of 2.93%), from the level on 06/20/2024 of 10.663 M km2 to 10.097 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/).

The  negative sea ice anomaly this week was higher than the anomaly of -0.399 M km2 on 06/20/2024 to a greater negative anomaly of -0.409 M km2 on 06/27/2024, and so more anomalously negative for this time of year.

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/).