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 NCEI.
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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.
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.2019 Annual Report
Annual snow cover extent (SCE) over Northern Hemisphere lands averaged 24.8 million square kilometers in 2019. This is 0.3 million sq. km less than the 50-year average and ranks as the 17th least extensive cover on record... [download]Support
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