Antarctic Sea Ice Extent Set A New Daily Record on May 20

After setting 8 daily Antarctic Sea Ice Extent records earlier in the year, 2013 stayed near the top in 2nd, 3rd and 4th place until day 140 (May 20).

Another daily record was set yesterday breaking the old record set in 2000 by 66,000 sq km. 2013 is now in 6th place for daily records set.

Year No of Records
2010 129
2008 126
2006 29
2012 24
2007 21
2013 9
2009 8
2000 5
2004 5
1998 4
2005 3
1979 2
1980 1

Antarctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2013_Day_140_1981-2010

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