DATA VIZ: Nenana Ice Classic...when to expect the ice to go out

Published: Mar. 31, 2017 at 4:27 PM AKDT
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Data is sourced from the

. Organizers keep a running list of winning dates and times, dating back to 1917. While the running list of ice measurements only dates back to 1989.

Additionally, the chart has been updated to include 2018 results.

Check out the interactive data visualization, above, to help improve your Nenana Ice Classic guesses by:

- Examining a calendar of past winning dates and times.

- Examining past ice breakup frequencies, by Alaska Standard Time.

- And examining past ice thickness measurements for dates nearest March 31 and the last day Nenana Ice Classic officials deemed it safe to measure the lake.

The last day to purchase tickets and enter your guesses is April 5, according to event organizers.