Sea Ice Update June 14 2014 – Global Sea Ice 1.9 million sq km Higher Than 2002 On This Day

On this day in 2002 global sea ice was at 23.7 million sq km. In 2014 on the same day global sea ice is at 25.6 million sq km. That is a 1.9 million sq km increase.

You have to go back to 1999 to have more global sea ice than in 2014 on this day.

A quick update for sea ice extent for day 164 of 2014

  • Global Sea Ice Extent is 609,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean. That is ranked 7 for the day.
  • Antarctic Sea Ice Extent is 1,184,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean. That is ranked 1 for the day.
  • Arctic Sea Ice Extent is -576,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean. That is ranked 31 for the day.

NOAA Data here and here here. Graphs below. Click for bigger.

 

Global_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_164_1981-2010

Antarctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_164_1981-2010

Arctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_164_1981-2010

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