The temperature of the Arctic Ocean can reach 32 degrees F in the summer and -22 degrees F in the winter. A sheet of ice covers the ocean for much of the year, and from October to June, it is ice locked. The Arctic Ocean... More »

The Arctic Ocean is the smallest ocean in the world and is about 8 percent of the size of the Pacific Ocean. Its water is consistently cold with temperatures ranging between minus 30 to minus 70 degrees Celsius throughou... More »

The word "Arctic" originates from the Greek word for "bear." The Arctic area encompasses more than 18 million square miles. Neanderthal remains found in the Arctic have been carbon-dated to thousands of years after it is... More »

Depending on the time of year, the average temperature of the Arctic can range between 0 degrees Celsius in the summer to 40 degrees Celsius in the winter. The Arctic's cold temperatures can be attributed to different va... More »

The original four oceans are the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian and Arctic; however, the International Hydrographic Organization recognized the Southern Ocean as the fifth ocean on Earth in the spring of 2000. More » Geography Bodies of Water

Rhubarb should be grown in an area with a cool climate where the temperature stays below 75 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer and falls below 40 degrees Fahrenheit in the winter. This allows the plant to return from dorma... More »

The average temperature range for the tundra biome in the true Arctic Circle is 30 degrees Fahrenheit during the winter, and an average of 45 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer. The long winter brings months of total darkn... More » Science Earth Science