Sea Ice Update February 20 2014 – Antarctic Sea Ice Extent Still 23% above normal

A quick update for sea ice extent:

  • Global Sea Ice is 149,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean.  That is 0.8% below the mean.
  • Antarctic Sea Ice is  671,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean. That is 23% above the mean.  Antarctic Sea Ice Extent fell 40,000 sq km. and hast not reach minimum yet.
  • Arctic Sea Ice is 820,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean.  That is 5.4% below the mean . That is 4th lowest for this day.

Data here. Graphs below. Click for bigger.

Global_Sea_Ice_Extent_2014_Day_50_1981-2010 Global_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_50_1981-2010 Antarctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_2014_Day_50_1981-2010 Antarctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_50_1981-2010 Arctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_2014_Day_50_1981-2010 Arctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_50_1981-2010

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