Sea Ice Index - Svalbard

Svalbard region

Svalbard region

Svalbard region: 72-85oN latitude, 0-40oE longitude.

Background ice field: mean March 1981-2010.

Svalbard trackers from Ice Charts
Daily sea-ice area Daily sea-ice extent

Svalbard sea-ice index from OSI SAF
Daily values

Monthly values since 1979


Trend for last month Trend for current month

Rank of monthly sea-ice extent

See also sea-ice area value plot (link)

See also sea-ice area rank plot (link)


Figure archive

Our OSI SAF Svalbard sea-ice index plots are available in English, Norwegian, and Danish.