2019 Arctic Sea Ice Maximum Continues Trend of Decline

  • Released Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:46PM
  • ID: 13157

Every year, sea ice fluctuates through the seasons, growing in the winter and shrinking in the summer. This year, Arctic sea ice reached its annual maximum March 13, 2019. It wasn’t a record low, but it continued a trend of declining sea ice maximums and minimums.


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