“Temperatures in the Arctic are rapidly falling (from -23 deg to -28 deg C) and the ice has been expanding all this year (2019), says John of Cloverdale, Western Australia. “No rising temperatures in the Arctic according the latest DMI plot.”
Arctic sea ice volume is now higher than on this date in the past three years; 2016, 2017 and 2018.
Graph source Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI):
Thanks to John of Cloverdale, Western Australia, for these links