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October 20, 2014


Yesterday's snow cover extent across Northern Hemisphere lands. For more daily charts, including the departure from satellite-era normal, click the map.  

Snow Extent CDR Update

Rutgers University Global Snow Lab maps, figures and tabular data are currently in the process of being updated to Northern Hemisphere SCE CDR v01r01. This is the latest version, now available at NCDC.
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About the GSL

Welcome to the Rutgers University Global Snow Lab. Here you will find various unique products regarding global snow cover. Maps, graphic products and tabular data are available.

 

    

September 2014


Average snow cover extent for the latest month. Based on Rutgers GSL analysis of NOAA daily snow maps. For more results, including the monthly departure from normal for this and other months back to the late 1960s click the map.

2013 Annual Report

Annual snow cover extent (SCE) over Northern Hemisphere lands averaged 25.5 million square kilometers in 2013. This is 0.3 million sq. km less than the 44-year average, yet ranks 2013 as having the 13th most extensive cover on record... [download]

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