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July 26, 2014

Arctic Sea Ice Extent – July 26 2014 Update – Aiming For One Standard Deviation

Filed under: Arctic Sea Ice,Arctic Sea Ice Extent — sunshinehours1 @ 9:18 AM
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Arctic Sea Ice Extent seems to be aiming to break the one standard deviation mark … maybe in 6 or 7 days.

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July 25, 2014

Arctic Sea Ice Extent 800,000 sq km HIGHER Than 2011- July 25 2014 Update

Filed under: Arctic Sea Ice,Arctic Sea Ice Extent — sunshinehours1 @ 3:34 PM
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In 2011 Arctic Sea Ice Extent on day 205 was 6.9 million sq km. In 2014, on the same day, it is 7.7 million sq km. That is 800,000 sq km higher.

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July 25 2014 – Global Sea Ice Highest On This Day For Last 10 Years

Filed under: Global Sea Ice,Global Sea Ice Extent — sunshinehours1 @ 11:57 AM
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The last time global sea ice was higher than it is on day 205 was way back in 2004. Global Sea Ice Extent is 14,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean.

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Antarctic Sea Ice Extent July 25 2014 – Obliterates Daily Record By 500,000 sq km

Antarctic Sea Ice Extent is 1,131,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean.

That obliterates the previous daily record by 500,000 sq km. And is also the 127th daily record for the year.

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July 24, 2014

23% of warming in Europe since 1980 due to cleaner air

Filed under: Clean Air,sulfur dioxide,Sunshine — sunshinehours1 @ 8:53 PM

Cleaner Air = More Sunshine = Warmer

“A paper published today in Geophysical Research Letters finds that clean air laws which greatly reduced sulfur dioxide emissions explain 81% of the “brightening” of sunshine and 23% of the surface warming in Europe since 1980.”

 

Read about it here.

NOAA – 28,504 Low Max Records Set in Last 365 Days

Filed under: Cold Kills,NOAA,USA — sunshinehours1 @ 2:58 PM
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28,504 Low Max Records were set in last 365 days according to the NOAA.

A “Low Max” means that the maximum temperatures for the day was the lowest it has ever been.

This indicates daytime cooling.

Only 13205 High Max records were set. That is  over a 2:1 ratio. Brrr.

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(h/t IceAgeNow)

 

Antarctic Sea Ice Extent July 24 2014 – Smashes Daily Record By 240,000 sq km

Antarctic Sea Ice Extent is 1,102,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean

That smashes the previous daily record by 240,000 sq km. And is also the 126th daily record for the year.

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Global Sea Ice Normal July 24 2014

Filed under: Global Sea Ice,Global Sea Ice Extent — sunshinehours1 @ 9:00 AM
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Global Sea Ice Update July 24 2014. As “normal” as you can get!

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Arctic Sea Ice UP 50,000 sq km! July 24 2014 Update

Filed under: Arctic Sea Ice,Arctic Sea Ice Extent — sunshinehours1 @ 7:21 AM
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Arctic Sea Ice Extent rose 50,000 sq km. Not unprecedented. But not  normal this time of year.

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July 23, 2014

Antarctic Sea Ice Extent Breaks Daily Record By 170,000 sq km

 

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