Last updated October 10, 2018

EEE 2015: Record Low Northern Hemisphere Sea Ice Extent in March 2015

Main finding:

The record low Northern Hemisphere (NH) winter sea ice maximum stemmed from a strong interannual surface anomaly in the Pacific sector, but it would not have been reached without long-term climate change.

Longer report:

EEE 2015 = Explaining Extreme Events of 2015 from a Climate Perspective