The 365–day running average for sea ice extent is now lower than 9.76 million km² and rising by about 1 thousand km² per month. The prognosis suggests 2019 will likely be 2nd lowest on record for the all–year average for sea ice cover. Q: Where’s the data source for this plot?A: Here: https://ads.nipr.ac.jp/vishop/#/extentQ: How can anyone make an annual average graph?A: Easy. Use a computer. Add all the ice for the latest 365 days, divide by that number of days.Q: Why would I even do that?A: Let’s say you want to know how much ice we have in 2019 compared to other years. Due in large part to ongoing Collapse of Arctic Sea Ice our Frozen Earth is Going South. Launched Monday 11/11, CCTV is the Planet’s first 24–hour Climate Channel. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Related
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