Arctic sea ice volume last spring was the highest of the past decade, and this year is well ahead of last year.
There are only about 90 days a year when ice can melt near the pole, and summer temperatures near the pole have been consistently below normal for the past 20 years.
Ocean and Ice Services | Danmarks Meteorologiske Institut
The really bad news for climate alarmists is that Arctic winter temperatures have also turned cold.
Ocean and Ice Services | Danmarks Meteorologiske Institut
Meanwhile, in Antarctica it is the hottest month of the year – and temperatures are below freezing across almost the entire continent. How is ice supposed to melt below freezing?
How is ice supposed to melt below freezing?
You don’t have to search very far to find and Antarctica is melting headline. This one from CBS is from just a few days ago:
Antarctica’s ice is melting faster, raising risk of sea level rise
The contemporary term is “Fake News” we used to call it bullshit.
Steve, clicked on your link and the first words uttered on the video were, “Scientists say …………..”. Ha ha ha! I didn’t bother to watch anymore.
John of Cloverdale, WA, Australia
I only looked at the head line – Uh, I take that back, I scanned to the bottom to see if they have a comment section. They don’t so that was it except to copy out the title and URL to post it here.
Never let the facts on the ground get in the way of a good scary story. Or put another way, Never let the clothes in the closet get in the way of a good boogieman.
Turn on the night light and leave the door cracked please.
DMI Sea Ice Volume report for Jan 27: Volume rose 94 cu km since yesterday, to 20,364, which is 98.79% of the day’s average value in the 17-year series, and 98.74% in the DMI-charted 10-year reference period 2004-2013. A couple of days recently were below average, and this shows in the rankings.
The day’s average growth in the 17-year series was 72 cu km, and for the reference period 69 cu km. Comparatively, the day’s growth this year was 129.97% and 135.59% of those values, respectively. 2018 is now 250 cu km below the 17-year average.
Compared with last year, Sea Ice Volume is now 648 cu km above the volume for the day last year.
The latent heat released in the formation of the new ice is 2.86675E+19 Joules, or 2.8668E+07 TeraJoules.
I have an idea!!!!
A tax on latent heat!!!
Latent heat? That’s not sensible. 8-)
Tony, El Nino’s cool the Pacific Ocean, and Hurricanes will cool the Atlantic Ocean. Would you run some charts that show that after a large number of Hurricanes or an El Nino that the Polar Ice thickens? I don’t know for sure, but if my theory is correct, that warm ocean water melts the ice, not CO2, then there should be a correlation between events that cool the oceans and polar ice thickness.
It is common knowledge that co2(the modern post ice age scare co2,not the old fashioned pre 80ies climate irrelevant co2)
melts ice below the freezing point.
This modern co2 can not just melt ice below the freezing point
but also reduce the molten ice volume to zero.
That’s why there is no sea level rise though we have(at least officially) year after year new records of
molten ice all around the world but the trillions tons of water do not manifest in higher sea levels.
How much water is seeping up from the earths crust/mantle? Supposed to be many times more H2O in the crust/mantle than all the oceans combined.
Better not give thei deas about seeping up water.
They will instantly come up with a 97% theory that the molten water is hiding somewhere inside earths core.
(there is too much theoretical room for the charletans to create as much space as they need inside the earth crust to make a 100trillion tons disappear)
So true! Scientists say CO2 alone causes ice to melt, oceans to rise, and snow to suffocate our children. Also, without CO2 scientists can’t make their lease payments on their Volvo and Fiat sedans. CO2 is deadly and necessary.
Don’t forget their Priuses.
Tony, check your spam filter, I just posted something that you may find interesting
The BBC are at it again
“Lakes ‘skating on thin ice’ as warming limits freeze”
That’s the weirdness of global warming for you. Global Weirding. We need to cut CO2 to the bone or tons of ice is going to melt when it’s below freezing.
Does DMI have a chart for the temperature in the Antarctic region in the same way that it has for the Arctic region? For once I’m asking with good intentions.
yeah, so 1 month before the US presidential election in 2016 NSIDC dropped antarctic ice coverage by 2.5 standard deviations. no explanation given. holds steady there to this day. why should I care what their charts show. It’s going to be -36F here on thurday morning.
No, why would they?
Antarctic has cooled over centuries.
“For once I’m asking with good intentions.”
Interesting admission.., ms slur.
What do the Danes care about Antartica?
Actually it does melt below the freezing point when it is under pressure.
The freezing point is measured at 1 atmosphere but as you increase pressure the freezing point goes down at first then goes up again.
At the bottom of icebergs or sheets it does melt a bit when the temperature is a bit below freezing but at the surface it can’t happen.
Note Global warming due to anything isn’t influencing the temperatures at this depth in the ocean to any meaningful extent. There are however extensive volcanic vents there, for example south of South America where the Tectonic plate extrusion has ripped through the Andes fold and dragged the mountain range with it.
Here is the YTD list as of January 28th.
Compare with last year at this point in time.
2008: 2.612cu km
2013: 2.389cu km
==> 2019: 2.363cu km
2009: 2.345cu km
2014: 2.325cu km
2010: 2.324cu km
2012: 2.200cu km
2016: 2.191cu km
2003: 2.184cu km
2011: 2.098cu km
2007: 2.084cu km
2004: 2.078cu km
==> 2018: 2.017cu km
2015: 1.952cu km
2017: 1.877cu km
2006: 1.787cu km
2005: 1.692cu km
DMI Sea Ice Volume report for Jan 28: Volume rose 90 cu km since yesterday, to 20,454, which is 98.87% of the day’s average value in the 17-year series, and 98.82% in the DMI-charted 10-year reference period 2004-2013.
The day’s average growth in the 17-year series was 74 cu km, and for the reference period 74 cu km as well. Comparatively, the day’s growth this year was 121.84% and 121.52% of those values, respectively. 2018 is now 234 cu km below the 17-year average.
Compared with last year, Sea Ice Volume is now 694 cu km above the volume for the day last year.
The latent heat released in the formation of the new ice is 2.73853E+19 Joules, or 2.7385E+07 TeraJoules.
You can see in DMI charts that every year the melting starts in the end of March well before the temperature of the arctic air raises above zero in the beginning of June.
DMI Sea Ice Volume report for Jan 28: Volume rose 78 cu km since yesterday, to 20,532, which is 98.92% of the day’s average value in the 17-year series, and 98.85% in the DMI-charted 10-year reference period 2004-2013.
The day’s average growth in the 17-year series was 70 cu km, and for the reference period 74 cu km. Comparatively, the day’s growth this year was 112.04% and 106.71% of those values, respectively. 2018 is now 225 cu km below the 17-year average.
Compared with last year, Sea Ice Volume is now 691 cu km above the volume for the day last year.
The latent heat released in the formation of the new ice is 2.39844E+19 Joules, or 2.3984E+07 TeraJoules.
Adding to Stevens’ great report.
1. 2008 day 001-029: +2.705 = 19.160 cu km
2. 2013 day 001-029: +2.483 = 19.707 cu km
==> 3. 2019 day 001-029: +2.441 = 20.532 cu km
4. 2010 day 001-029: +2.421 = 21.455 cu km
5. 2009 day 001-029: +2.390 = 19.721 cu km
6. 2014 day 001-029: +2.382 = 21.261 cu km
7. 2016 day 001-029: +2.251 = 19.682 cu km
8. 2003 day 001-029: +2.227 = 23.848 cu km
9. 2012 day 001-029: +2.224 = 19.076 cu km
10. 2007 day 001-029: +2.207 = 21.142 cu km
11. 2011 day 001-029: +2.203 = 19.810 cu km
12. 2004 day 001-029: +2.142 = 22.948 cu km
13. 2018 day 001-029: +2.098 = 19.841 cu km
14. 2015 day 001-029: +2.028 = 20.923 cu km
15. 2017 day 001-029: +1.935 = 19.068 cu km
16. 2006 day 001-029: +1.866 = 21.643 cu km
17. 2005 day 001-029: +1.701 = 23.054 cu km
Correction for my report: That report was for Jan 29.
The open Arctic Ocean year around shipping lane is OPEN FOR BUSINESS…but it appears few shippers are taking advantage of this time and cost saving opportunity.
It is not yet clear why most ships are this season preferring to remain either in the Pacific or North Atlantic, and why they senselessly continue to use the Panama Canal.
Come on up to the Arctic shippers! The navigation is easy…and there is hardly any risk of collision with other ships.
how climate changes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWXkZg5lUAU
DMI Sea Ice Volume report for Jan 30: Volume rose 87 cu km since yesterday, to 20,619, which is 98.97% of the day’s average value in the 17-year series, and 98.90% in the DMI-charted 10-year reference period 2004-2013.
The day’s average growth in the 17-year series was 77 cu km, and for the reference period 74 cu km. Comparatively, the day’s growth this year was 114.03% and 118.83% of those values, respectively. 2019 is now 214 cu km below the 17-year average.
Compared with last year, Sea Ice Volume is now 678 cu km above the volume for the day last year.
The latent heat released in the formation of the new ice is 2.67082E+19 Joules, or 2.6708E+07 TeraJoules.