Rutgers' Global Snow Lab reports a dramatic increase in September/s areal snow cover over Eurasia.
7th highest overall
49% above the period-of-record (1967 - 2013) normal of 1,587,905 km^2.
120% above 2012.
Largest areal coverage since 2001.
BLUE - areal snow cover in millions of km^2
ORANGE - mean areal snow cover
YELLOW - +/- 1 standard deviations
RED - 9-point binomial filter
BLUE - period-of-record (1967 - 2013) median areal snow cover in millions of km^2
RED - observed areal snow cover (2013)
Rutgers data here.