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May 25, 2015

Sea Ice Extent – Day 144 – Antarctic Sets 55th Daily Record – 8th Highest Global Sea Ice For This Day

8th Highest Global Sea Ice For This Day 

55th Daily Record for Antarctic – 1.45 million above the 1981-2010 mean. – Above 2 standard deviations.

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DataSouth / North



  1. 2015 Arctic ice extent keeps pace with 2014 despite the “Blob”.

    Comment by Ron Clutz — May 25, 2015 @ 2:51 PM | Reply

  2. That arctic ice is record level low though, right?

    Comment by hidethedecline (@hidethedecline) — May 25, 2015 @ 6:30 PM | Reply

  3. Hi there. Please, don’t take my comment as an offense, I really just want to know, why is your Arctic info so much worse in relation to previous years than the official one from NOAA?

    Thanks in advance!

    Comment by Knido — May 26, 2015 @ 4:41 AM | Reply

  4. IMS is the same as MASIE, which stands for Multisensor Analyzed Sea Ice Extent, It includes microwave sensor results, but also satellite imagery and ship observations. This leads to some differences in numbers but similar patterns.
    The two histories are summarized here:

    Comment by Ron Clutz — May 26, 2015 @ 10:02 AM | Reply

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