Seven Climate Records Set So Far in 2016

The Arctic had its warmest winter on record in 2015-16. Arctic sea ice is melting at a rate that by September could see it beat the record low set in 2012. The maximum extent of sea ice in winter was at a record low, and the extent in May was the lowest for that month ever, by more than 500,000 sq km.

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The Arctic had its warmest winter on record in 2015-16. Arctic sea ice is melting at a rate that by September could see it beat the record low set in 2012. The maximum extent of sea ice in winter was at a record low, and the extent in May was the lowest for that month ever, by more than 500,000 sq km.

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Keyword Climate Change, Arctic
Date Of Record Creation 2019-01-26 19:50:21
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Date Last Modified 7/26/2017 16:01
Language English
Date Record Checked: 7/26/2017 15:59 (W3C-DTF)

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