Arctic sea ice reaches its annual minimum on September 11th

As indicated by this image of NOAA, on September 11 sea ice in the Arctic reached annual its minimum extent. This record is the fourth lowest since satellites began recording sea ice extent in 1979.

The image from NOAA shows a yellow line indicating the historical ice edge for September 11th.

Head here for the full analysis on the The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)'s website. 

Follow daily changes in sea ice which OSI SAF sea ice products here.

Image Credits: NOAA