Sea Ice

Highest sea ice extent since 2015

The Arctic sea ice extent on the 11th of February was the highest for that date since 2015. The total had climbed to within two standard deviations of average and was only 3.8% below the 1988-2016 LTA for that date, which is quite remarkable given that it started from the second lowest minimum on record back in September,

Super mild Europe and Russia

Mean temperatures across Russia have continued to be well above average so far this January as they were in December.

Antarctic sea ice extent holding on too

Having said that the sea extent is almost 14% lower than the LTA with a massive gap in the Weddell sea and large hole in the Ross sea.

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