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February 25, 2013

2nd Highest Antarctic Sea Ice Minimum Of All Time!

Filed under: Antarctic Sea Ice — sunshinehours1 @ 7:39 AM
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Update: See the trend here.

It is very likely 2013 will go down in the history books as having the 2nd highest Antarctic sea ice minimum of all time. In 2013 there was 1.4 million sq km more sea ice than there was in 1997 at minimum.

Top 6 Minimum Extents:

Year Day Minimum Extent
2008 51 3.69176
2013 50 3.6504
2003 48 3.6257
2001 50 3.44094
1995 55 3.32988
2004 51 3.25927

Lowest 6 Minimums:

Year Day Minimum_Extent
1997 58 2.26415
1993 50 2.28078
1984 58 2.38292
2006 51 2.4866
1992 54 2.49238
1980 57 2.52686

Antarctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2013_Day_55_1981-2010

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  1. […] declaring Antarctic had the 2nd highest minimum of all time I thought I should graph the […]

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