Long Term Arctic Temperature Trends

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

By Paul Homewood

http://nwpi.krc.karelia.ru/e/climas/

As I pointed out in my post, Arctic Sea Ice Update, the other day, we currently have low sea ice extent and unusually high temperature anomalies in the Arctic.

Although much of this is just weather, there is an underlying pattern of warming related to pulses of unusually warm water, which have been entering the Arctic Ocean from the Atlanticfor the last decade or more.

But just how unusual are conditions there? Are they as unprecedented as Neven suggested in the comments?

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