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July 24, 2014

Arctic Sea Ice UP 50,000 sq km! July 24 2914 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.

Arctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_204_1981-2010

July 22, 2014

MASIE Arctic July 22 2014 – It’s Melting … Slowly

July 22 2014  MASIE Update - It’s Melting … Slowly

Data here.

Region 115 days ago End Last 114 Last 28 Last 14 Last 7 Last 3 Last 1
Baffin Bay Gulf of St. Lawrence 1,688,530 123,492 -1,565,038 -652,978 -127,245 -26,848 -3,535 -17,394
Greenland Sea 603,416 396,390 -207,026 -164,696 -47,450 -22,904 -13,055 -13,648
Hudson Bay 1,260,903 270,931 -989,972 -766,723 -339,427 -88,068 -19,081 -8,476
Central Arctic 3,221,921 3,196,228 -25,693 -44,670 -28,590 3,595 -1,055 -5,836
Canadian Archipelago 853,214 708,346 -144,868 -52,022 -28,522 -20,550 2,704 -625
Beaufort Sea 1,070,445 826,418 -244,027 -144,617 -51,017 14,100 13,907 0
Chukchi Sea 966,006 647,376 -318,630 -103,683 -62,339 2,558 9,154 0
East Siberian Sea 1,087,137 1,008,434 -78,703 -29,672 -4,512 31,517 24,168 0
Laptev Sea 897,845 377,521 -520,324 -297,742 -111,211 -35,448 17,560 0
Kara Sea 933,859 502,562 -431,298 -354,916 -190,871 -113,700 -43,426 0
Barents Sea 645,917 90,553 -555,364 -87,952 -19,557 -14 -3,460 0
Bering Sea 697,324 1,339 -695,985 -31,750 -8,073 -6,560 -6,006 0
Baltic Sea 15,337 0 -15,337 0 0 0 0 0
Sea of Okhotsk 853,240 0 -853,240 -32 0 0 0 0
Yellow Sea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Hemisphere (Total) 14,805,115 8,150,732 -6,654,382 -2,731,837 -1,019,182 -262,323 -22,124 -45,979
NH (Average Loss per Day) -57,864 -97,566 -72,799 -37,475 -7,375 -45,979

MASIE Arctic Ice Extent as of 2014-202

Sea Ice Update July 22 2014 – Antarctica Sets Another Daily Record

After 11 days of 2nds and 3rds, Antarctica Sets Another Daily Record

A quick update for sea ice extent for day 202 of 2014

  • Global Sea Ice Extent is -246,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean. That is ranked 23 for the day.
  • Antarctic Sea Ice Extent is 1,020,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean. That is ranked 1 for the day.
  • Arctic Sea Ice Extent is -1,267,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean. That is ranked 31 for the day.

NOAA Data here and here here. Graphs below. Click for bigger.

Global_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_202_1981-2010

Antarctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_202_1981-2010

Arctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_202_1981-2010

July 21, 2014

MASIE Arctic July 21 2014 – Melting Resumed (But 3 day total is essentially zero)

July 21 2014  MASIE Update - Melting Resumed (But 3 day total is only -5,585 sq km)

Data here.

Region 114 days ago End Last 113 Last 28 Last 14 Last 7 Last 3 Last 1
Kara Sea 933,859 502,562 -431,298 -352,550 -200,441 -152,850 -67,062 -25,379
Hudson Bay 1,260,903 279,408 -981,496 -777,711 -337,130 -127,556 -14,200 -17,676
Laptev Sea 897,845 377,521 -520,324 -312,976 -120,793 -46,262 2,948 -13,434
Beaufort Sea 1,070,445 826,418 -244,027 -145,567 -53,173 -14,172 13,907 -10,223
Greenland Sea 603,416 410,038 -193,378 -214,522 -39,589 -27,864 -241 -9,732
Barents Sea 645,917 90,553 -555,364 -82,539 -24,342 -8,021 -2,214 -8,536
Baffin Bay Gulf of St. Lawrence 1,688,530 140,886 -1,547,645 -658,801 -148,154 -22,022 18,536 -5,671
East Siberian Sea 1,087,137 1,008,434 -78,703 -37,704 -2,112 34,777 23,571 -4,575
Central Arctic 3,221,921 3,202,064 -19,857 -39,954 -25,419 -186 12,693 -2,588
Canadian Archipelago 853,214 708,971 -144,243 -54,767 -29,084 -19,808 3,329 -1,214
Chukchi Sea 966,006 647,376 -318,630 -133,789 -55,037 -3,477 9,154 -1,183
Baltic Sea 15,337 0 -15,337 0 0 0 0 0
Sea of Okhotsk 853,240 0 -853,240 -32 0 0 0 0
Yellow Sea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bering Sea 697,324 1,339 -695,985 -35,479 -8,073 -7,320 -6,006 552
Northern Hemisphere (Total) 14,805,115 8,196,711 -6,608,403 -2,846,777 -1,043,714 -394,760 -5,585 -99,660
NH (Average Loss per Day) -57,968 -101,671 -74,551 -56,394 -1,862 -99,660

MASIE Arctic Ice Extent as of 2014-201

Sea Ice Update July 21 2014 – Antarctica only 2180 sq km Below Record for the Day

Antarctica only 2180 sq km Below Record for the Day.

Arctic 660,000 sq km above the lowest extent for the day — 2011.

A quick update for sea ice extent for day 201 of 2014

  • Global Sea Ice Extent is -294,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean. That is ranked 23 for the day.
  • Antarctic Sea Ice Extent is 993,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean. That is ranked 2 for the day. Antarctica only 2180 sq km Below Record for the Day.
  • Arctic Sea Ice Extent is -1,288,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean. That is ranked 31 for the day.

NOAA Data here and here here. Graphs below. Click for bigger.

Global_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_201_1981-2010

Antarctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_201_1981-2010

Arctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_201_1981-2010

July 20, 2014

MASIE Arctic July 20 2014 – Big Freeze – Up 123,000 sq km

July 20 2014  MASIE Update - Big Freeze in most regions.

Data here.

Region 113 days ago End Last 112 Last 28 Last 14 Last 7 Last 3 Last 1
Kara Sea 933,859 527,941 -405,918 -328,098 -193,817 -143,836 -29,090 -18,047
Bering Sea 697,324 787 -696,537 -36,031 -12,618 -7,871 -6,558 -6,558
Baltic Sea 15,337 0 -15,337 0 0 0 0 0
Sea of Okhotsk 853,240 0 -853,240 -32 0 0 0 0
Yellow Sea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Canadian Archipelago 853,214 710,185 -143,029 -68,268 -27,093 -18,593 4,544 4,544
Barents Sea 645,917 99,089 -546,829 -86,102 -17,843 515 11,199 5,076
Hudson Bay 1,260,903 297,084 -963,819 -795,217 -328,611 -168,738 -8,513 7,072
Central Arctic 3,221,921 3,204,653 -17,269 -37,366 -26,806 1,238 19,542 7,369
Greenland Sea 603,416 419,770 -183,646 -258,697 -60,595 -12,947 9,202 10,325
Chukchi Sea 966,006 648,560 -317,447 -161,028 -56,774 -2,294 10,338 10,338
Baffin Bay Gulf of St. Lawrence 1,688,530 146,557 -1,541,974 -707,908 -148,017 -16,358 20,990 19,529
Beaufort Sea 1,070,445 836,641 -233,804 -172,446 -43,052 -3,948 24,130 24,130
East Siberian Sea 1,087,137 1,013,009 -74,128 -33,129 -20 39,352 44,411 28,743
Laptev Sea 897,845 390,955 -506,890 -299,542 -121,412 -30,799 17,943 30,994
Northern Hemisphere (Total) 14,805,115 8,296,372 -6,508,743 -2,984,249 -1,037,027 -364,281 118,137 123,515
NH (Average Loss per Day) -57,599 -106,580 -74,073 -52,040 39,379 123,515

MASIE Arctic Ice Extent as of 2014-200

Sea Ice Update July 19 2014 – Antarctica/Arctica Continues to Surprise

Antarctica is only 50,000 sq km from the record for the day. And the Arctic is melting slowly.

A quick update for sea ice extent for day 200 of 2014

  • Global Sea Ice Extent is -354,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean. That is ranked 23 for the day.
  • Antarctic Sea Ice Extent is 973,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean. That is ranked 2 for the day.
  • Arctic Sea Ice Extent is -1,328,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean. That is ranked 31 for the day.

NOAA Data here and here here. Graphs below. Click for bigger.

Global_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_200_1981-2010

Antarctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_200_1981-2010

Arctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_200_1981-2010

July 19, 2014

MASIE Arctic July 19 2014 – Not Much Melting

Filed under: Arctic Sea Ice,MASIE — sunshinehours1 @ 8:08 PM

July 19 2014  MASIE Update - Not Much Melting … 3 regions added ice.

Data here.

Region 112 days ago End Last 111 Last 28 Last 14 Last 7 Last 3 Last 1
Kara Sea 933,859 545,988 -387,872 -315,637 -185,489 -87,997 -37,705 -23,636
Laptev Sea 897,845 359,961 -537,884 -331,130 -157,539 -61,793 -40,874 -14,612
Hudson Bay 1,260,903 290,012 -970,891 -800,678 -367,416 -179,505 -50,742 -3,596
Greenland Sea 603,416 409,445 -193,971 -272,399 -81,551 -3,931 -9,411 -834
East Siberian Sea 1,087,137 984,266 -102,871 -61,872 -29,512 10,609 7,715 -598
Beaufort Sea 1,070,445 812,511 -257,934 -195,443 -73,603 -28,078 1,050 0
Chukchi Sea 966,006 638,222 -327,784 -171,366 -73,953 -12,632 101 0
Canadian Archipelago 853,214 705,642 -147,573 -70,982 -35,270 -25,068 -15,948 0
Bering Sea 697,324 7,345 -689,979 -29,473 -5,025 -1,314 98 0
Baltic Sea 15,337 0 -15,337 0 0 0 0 0
Sea of Okhotsk 853,240 0 -853,240 -11,157 0 0 0 0
Yellow Sea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Barents Sea 645,917 94,013 -551,904 -144,311 -26,712 -2,292 7,065 1,246
Baffin Bay Gulf of St. Lawrence 1,688,530 127,027 -1,561,503 -738,540 -210,699 -31,901 -12,347 4,678
Central Arctic 3,221,921 3,197,284 -24,638 -44,735 -34,227 -6,095 7,604 7,912
Northern Hemisphere (Total) 14,805,115 8,172,856 -6,632,258 -3,188,108 -1,281,365 -429,996 -143,394 -29,440
NH (Average Loss per Day) -59,217 -113,861 -91,526 -61,428 -47,798 -29,440

The Central Arctic is the highest in many years.

MASIE Arctic Ice Extent as of 2014-199

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Sea Ice Update July 19 2014 – Antarctica/Arctica Surprises

Despite a big drop a few days ago Antarctica is still trying to set a new record. And the Arctic didn’t melt for 1 day … again.

A quick update for sea ice extent for day 199 of 2014

  • Global Sea Ice Extent is -488,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean. That is ranked 25 for the day.
  • Antarctic Sea Ice Extent is 898,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean. That is ranked 2 for the day.
  • Arctic Sea Ice Extent is -1,386,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean. That is ranked 32 for the day.

NOAA Data here and here here. Graphs below. Click for bigger.

Global_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_199_1981-2010

Arctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_199_1981-2010

Antarctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_199_1981-2010

July 17, 2014

Sea Ice Update July 17 2014 – Arctic Refuses to Melt Completely Despite Predictions

A quick update for sea ice extent for day 197 of 2014

  • Global Sea Ice Extent is -564,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean. That is ranked 28 for the day.
  • Antarctic Sea Ice Extent is 862,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean. That is ranked 3 for the day.
  • Arctic Sea Ice Extent is -1,426,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean. That is ranked 32 for the day.

NOAA Data here and here here. Graphs below. Click for bigger.

Global_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_197_1981-2010

Antarctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_197_1981-2010

Arctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_197_1981-2010

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