Sea Ice Update May 7 2014 – Antarctic 59th Daily Record of 2014 – Global Sea Ice 861,000 sq km Above Normal

Update: Since March 27 Antarctic Sea Ice Extent has been more than two standard deviations above normal. 82 days out of 126.

A quick update for sea ice extent for day 126 of 2014:

  • Global Sea Ice Extent is 861,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean. That is ranked 4 for the day.
  • Antarctic Sea Ice Extent is 1,517,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean. That is ranked 1 for the day.  It is also the 59th daily record for 2014.
  • Arctic Sea Ice Extent is -657,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean. That is ranked 34 for the day.

NOAA Data here and here here.

Graphs below. (The big view for a change)  Click for bigger.

Global_Sea_Ice_Extent_2014_Day_126_1981-2010 Antarctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_2014_Day_126_1981-2010 Arctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_2014_Day_126_1981-2010

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