Sea Ice Update February 22 2014 – Antarctic Sea Ice Extent Still 22.5% Above The Mean

A quick update for sea ice extent:

  • Global Sea Ice is 98,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean.  That is 0.54% below the mean. Daring to use an unpopular word, Global Sea Ice Extent is normal.
  • Antarctic Sea Ice is  647,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean. That is 22.5% above the mean.  Antarctic Sea Ice Extent rose 13,500 sq km in the last day.
  • Arctic Sea Ice is 745,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean.  That is 4.86% below the mean . Arctic Sea Ice Extent has risen 280,000 sq km in last 3 days.

Data here. Graphs below. Click for bigger.

Global_Sea_Ice_Extent_2014_Day_52_1981-2010 Global_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_52_1981-2010 Antarctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_2014_Day_52_1981-2010 Antarctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_52_1981-2010 Arctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_2014_Day_52_1981-2010 Arctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_52_1981-2010

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