Alaska have been setting some cold temperature records and the sea ice is recovering at a rapid rate, after plunging to a record low, and now the Hudson Bay ice is growing more rapidly than in the past five years. See the charts below.
Sea Ice Rapid Recovery:
Hudson Bay Ice Growth:
Rick’s musings about happenings with Alaska’s weather and climate writes:
Here’s an update of daily temperature anomalies for Fairbanks through Sunday. At the top is a plot of the actual daily mean temperatures. The gray shading represents one standard deviation from the 1981-2010 normal, so temperatures outside of the shading are “unusually” warm/cold for the date.
It as colder than normal in January and at the start of December. Is this a sign of what is to come. According to geologist it only took a generation go from warm to very cold. Are we on the cusp of that change?