~Especially away from the Cold Temperature North Pole
~Presently in the extreme Northern Arctic lands of Ellesmere and North Siberia
It took a while , more extensive cloud cover slowed data acquisition, but today help gathered more than 50 sun disk measurements having a remarkable 20% result of vertical sun disks being above all time highest decimal averages. 5% is considered normal random result, indicating no warming or cooling of the atmosphere. 20% is 4 times above normal. Not seen like this since 2010 and 2016. Turns out there is a warming, particularly over the Arctic Ocean, not coming as a surprise given the thinner sea ice:
Indeed , all time high temps coincide with increasing clouds and the perpetuation of North Atlantic and Pacific moisture well above the Arctic circle, this evenings CMC 700 mb chart shows where the heat was found to be, not only today but for about the last 2 weeks.