Sea Ice Index Daily and Monthly Image Viewer

Arctic- and Antarctic-wide changes in sea ice

Compare & Animate

Use the interactive tools below to compare sea ice trends and anomalies and to animate monthly extent, concentrations, anomalies, and trends.

Compare sea ice trends


Compare sea ice anomalies across time

Animate monthly extent, concentrations, anomalies, and trends

Note that this tool is currently under maintenance and is not functioning. We apologize for any inconvenience.


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