Friday, July 19, 2013

Snow and Arctic Sea Ice Extent Plummet Suddenly as Globe Bakes

Temperature difference from average during June around the globe (NASA)
NOAA and NASA both ranked June 2013 among the top five warmest (NOAA fifth warmest, NASA second warmest) Junes on record globally (dating back to the late 1800s).  But, more remarkable, was the incredible snow melt that preceded the toasty month and the sudden loss of Arctic sea ice that followed.

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