Sea Ice Extent (Global Antarctic and Arctic) – Day 50- 2017

2017 day 50 is higher than 2016 and 2006.

2016 – 14.175
2006 – 14.277
2017 – 14.328

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Sea Ice Extent (Global Antarctic and Arctic) – Day 46 – 2017

Oscillations.

The following graph is just for day 46 back to 1979. The interesting thing is how the oscillation from high to low is increasing in amplitude.

(The blue arrow is speculative)

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Sea Ice Extent (Global Antarctic and Arctic) – Day 38 – 2017

If Antarctic continues the way it has, Day 37 would be the record for earliest minimum.

1994 is the currentĀ record holder on day 43.

1997 is the record holder for lowest minimum – 121,000 sq km below 2017 (which is 5th lowest so far).

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