The measurement was taken by a weather station located near the summit of the Greenland Ice Sheet.
Atmospheric conditions contributed to the highest levels of ice loss since records began in 1948.
The country implemented harsh lockdown measures to avoid the spread of the novel coronavirus that would have overwhelmed medical resources.
An expert told "Newsweek": "The planet will transition into a different state, possibly with some other life forms coming to dominate, or possibly with some surviving humans creating a different civilization."
Although poor reproduction rates have been known to affect individual species in the past, this is the first time such low reproductive rates have been seen at every stage of the ecosystem.
They included an image of Trump Tower photoshopped into an eastern Belgium town. The photo appeared to a parody of one that Trump posted on Monday showing Trump Tower edited into Greenland.
The Republican Party, both at the national and state levels, is trying to capitalize on the president's desire for the United States to purchase the island nation owned by Denmark.
President Trump has been talking in private about buying Greenland for over a year, according to a report by the New York Times.
Dr. Lance Dodes was one of the first mental health professionals who questioned Donald Trump's stability.
Rufus Gifford served as the American ambassador during Barack Obama's second term.
While the Danish government had immediately dismissed the idea of a sale, it was prepared to discuss closer ties with Washington over the American presence on the world's largest island.
The president is allegedly interested in Greenland because of the world's largest island's strategic location and its wealth of untapped natural resources.
U.S. president has suggested that the Arctic territory which is part of Denmark's kingdom, could be bought for its vast natural resources.
Trump has repeatedly expressed interest in buying the icy Danish territory—which is also the world's largest island.
The Greenland ice sheet is the second largest body of ice in the world, after its counterpart in Antarctica.
Between the Early Middle Ages and the 1970s, levels of lead pollution spiked between 250 to 300-fold.
Previously, only a handful of lakes locked beneath the ice had been identified.
The arch that connects Greenland and Ellesmere Island normally breaks up in June or July.
Researchers ran hundreds of simulations for different climate scenarios to see how the ice will respond in the coming centuries.
As the Earth's climate warms, melting ice sheets are expected to lead to an increase in global sea levels.
Last November, researchers announced that the discovery of another large impact crater below Greenland's ice, just over 100 miles away.
"There are 180 inhabitants, and we are very concerned and afraid," one resident said.
This heat source is found all over the planet and is extremely difficult to measure.