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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.

Note that this page and the tools on it are undergoing website maintenance and may not be working at this time

Compare sea ice trends


Compare sea ice anomalies across time

Animate monthly extent, concentrations, anomalies, and trends

Note: There is a bug in the code for this animation that is causing it to fail to recognize when the animation should stop. Thus, when you get to the end of the animation, the image will disappear and the words "Sea Ice Image" will be in its place.


Start Year
Start Month
  Fixed Month Animations
  Auto Rewind at End

Sea Ice