Ice chart statistics

Graphs showing the current sea ice area around Svalbard (0 – 40 °E, 72 – 85 °N).  Those derived from ice charts are updated every Tuesday to Saturday, the morning after ice chart production.  Graphs from OSI SAF data are updated daily.

Latest sea ice area for the Svalbard region derived from the ice charts and compared with climatology (1981-2010).

Latest ice area for Svalbard from ice charts

Latest sea ice area for the Svalbard region derived from OSI SAF and compared with climatology (1981-2010).

Latest ice area for Svalbard from OSI SAF

Latest sea ice area for the Arctic derived from OSI SAF and compared with climatology (1981-2010).

Latest Arctic ice area from OSI SAF

Old page from 2007.

Ice chart climatology

Average (mean) ice concentration charts for each month of the year (30 years mean, 1976 - 2006).

January

January climatology 1976-2006

February

February climatology 1976-2006

March

March climatology 1976-2006

April

April climatology 1976-2006

May

May climatology 1976-2006

June

June climatology 1976-2006

July

July climatology 1976-2006

August

August climatology 1976-2006

September

September climatology 1976-2006

October

October climatology 1976-2006

November

November climatology 1976-2006

December

December climatology 1976-2006