records warmest month ever in July with coastline barren of sea ice
Average temperature for month amid #Arctic
was 58.1F (14.5C), nearly 1F above previous high set in July 2004.
There is now no sea ice within 150 miles of Alaskan shores, according to an analysis. The pace of ice loss is “unprecedented” in 40 years of satellite records, scientists said, with the #BeringSea
, which separates #Alaska
, left completely ice-free.https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/aug/08/alaska-warmest-month-ever-july-2019-sea-ice