21st Daily Record of Year for Antarctic Sea Ice Extent (tying 2007)

August 2 (Day 214) saw the 21st Daily Record of the Year for Antarctic Sea Ice Extent tying 2007 for the number of daily records.

Year No of Daily Records in Year
2008 125
2010 118
2006 27
2012 27
2013 21
2007 21
2009 8
2004 5
1998 4
2000 4
2005 3
1979 2
1980 1

Click graph for bigger. Data is here.

Day 214 was 220,000 sq km higher than the previous record (which occurred in 2010). And it was 970,000 sq km higher than the 30 year mean.

Antarctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2013_Day_214_1981-2010

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