National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration
United States Department of Commerce

Freakishly Warm Weather in the Arctic Has Climate Scientists 'Stunned'

Mon, 02/26/2018
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During the Arctic winter, when the sun hides from October to March, the average temperature in the frozen north typically hovers around a bone-chilling minus 4 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 20 degrees Celsius). But this year, the Arctic is experiencing a highly unusual heat wave. Jim Overland is quoted and Muyin Wang's essay is referenced.