Arctic sea ice extent holding on

Arctic sea ice extent is holding up remarkably well so far this season. As of the 27th of December it was only the 8th lowest for that date, the extent being 95% of the LTA, which was 439,000 square kilometres higher than at this time last year (2018). There is still a long way to go before March though, and with a much of the sea ice being new anything could happen before then.

Courtesy of NSIDC
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