Over 10 billion tons of ice melted in one day in Greenland

With historically high temperatures of 22 degrees Celsius (71.6 F), scientists from Denmark’s Meteorological Institute said the Greenland ice sheet ended July with a net mass loss of 197 Gigatones from the beginning of the month. The highest daily total of the melt season was registered on July 31 with 11 Gigatones of mass loss, which equals over 10 billions tons of ice melted in 24 hours.