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Arctic Sea Ice Extent: May 20, 2021

May 20, 2021: Over the past week, the sea ice has decreased from last week by a slightly higher rate of 1.59% from the level on 05/13/2021 of 12.805 M km2 to 12.601 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/.
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Plots 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/.
Click image for the higher resolution version.