Arctic Ice Minimum Earliest Since 1997

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

By Paul Homewood

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http://nsidc.org/arcticseaicenews/

NSIDC seem pretty confident that Arctic sea ice extent has reached its minimum. According to them, it hit minimum on 11th September, but this is based on using the average of several days.

The actual minimum took place on 8th September:

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ftp://sidads.colorado.edu/DATASETS/NOAA/G02135/north/daily/data/NH_seaice_extent_nrt.csv

This in fact is unusually early. Apart from 2011, when it also occurred on the 8th, no other year has hit bottom as early since 1997. This is an indication of just how cold conditions there are.

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