A couple of days ago I pointed out one of the other ice indexes (DMI) had now crossed over the 2012 track.
MASIE (see bottom) is now very close (4300 sq km — but it was 2011 not 2012). JAXA is still 300,000 sq km below 2012.
JAXA sea ice extent data from Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency.
MASIE (Arctic only)