Was April in the #Arctic regular or record breaking?

NSIDC have published their April update, and that of course prompts a question. Has it been a normal average dull April with nothing of note, or do we have a new low? Arctic sea ice extent for April 2017 tied with April 2016 for the lowest in the satellite record for the month. Warm weather conditions and … Read moreWas April in the #Arctic regular or record breaking?

April 2016 was the warmest april … ever.

There is clearly a trend … January 2016 was the warmest January ever recorded. Then February happened and that blew away the January records. This was all then quickly followed by new records for March, and now April. The latest update comes from the numbers released by NASA over the weekend and so now the … Read moreApril 2016 was the warmest april … ever.