39th Daily Record of Year for Antarctic Sea Ice Extent

September 34 (Day 247) saw the 39th Daily Record of the Year for Antarctic Sea Ice Extent.

Antarctic Sea Ice Extent is 19.16 million sq km.

If you add up the number of daily records, 2013 is a distant 3rd behind 2008 and 2010. However, if you also add in 2nd place finishes, 2013 slightly edges out 2010. And 118 days remain in the year.

Year Firsts Seconds Top 2
2008 125 49 174
2013 39 109 148
2010 107 39 146
2006 20 28 48
2009 8 33 41
2012 27 11 38
2007 21 2 23
1998 4 16 20
2005 3 15 18
1979 2 12 14
2004 5 4 9
2000 4 3 7
1980 1 3 4

Click graph for bigger. Data is here.

Antarctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2013_Day_247_1981-2010



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