This RClimate Script lets users retrieve and plot the latest data on Arctic Sea Ice Extent trends by month from 1979 to latest completed month. The trend chart shows National Snow and Ice Data Center’s (NSIDC) monthly Arctic Sea Ice extent data.
Arctic Sea Ice Trend by Month
I’ve discussed the Arctic sea ice extent trends in this earlier post.
Here’s NSIDC’s Arctic sea ice extent trend by month chart since 1979.
This chart shows the 12 monthly sea ice extent trends, with the latest completed month highlighted in red.
Here are the data and RClimate Script links: