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This web portal gives access to the latest products and information about sea ice, snow and permafrost - the cryosphere - from the Norwegian Meteorological Institute.


Ice Watch is moving to Met Norway!

Icewatch logo Met Norway has now taken over running the Ice Watch observing system, check out the new website!


Record low sea-ice extent for October in the Arctic

October 2019 sets a new record low for October mean sea-ice extent in the Arctic and the strongest reduction in sea-ice cover is happening north of Siberia and Alaska.



2019 sea ice minimum - low, but not record low

September is typically the month with least sea ice in the Arctic, and with most sea ice in the Antarctic. How did the sea ice behave this summer? We take a look back.


2019 sees 2nd-lowest august Arctic sea-ice extent

 August 2019 was the second-lowest sea-ice extent of all august months since 1979 over the Arctic.


Follow the Arctic sea-ice melt season on cryo.met.no!

 This webpage will hold daily updated sea-ice extent graphs until the end of the Arctic melt season 2019.