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July 31, 2014

Antarctic Sea Ice Extent July 31 2014 – 1,110,000 sq km Above Normal – 133rd Daily Record

Antarctic Sea Ice Extent is 1,110,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean. That is the 133rd daily record for the year.

An interesting note: Both 2013 (black line) and 2012 (orange line) set all time maximum records … yet were 900,000 sq km apart at this day.

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July 30, 2014

Antarctic Sea Ice Extent July 30 2014 – 1,096,000 sq km Above ‘Normal’

Antarctic Sea Ice Extent is 1,096,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean.

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July 29, 2014

Antarctic Sea Ice Extent July 29 2014 – Zigzag – 131st Daily Record

Antarctic Sea Ice Extent is 1,107,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean.

After dropping 90,000 sq km two days ago, ice extent rose 100,000 sq km the next day.

131 daily records in 2014. And 209 out of 209 in the top 5.

 Year First Second Third Fourth Fifth Top 5
 2014 131   33     16    28     1      209

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Sea Ice Data is late today – July 29 2014

Update: Arctic/Antarctic have appeared. MASIE is still one day old.

Normally the NSIDC Sea Ice Data is posted on their site at 6:51am Pacific Time.

Some days it is late or isn’t updated until the next day.

The MASIE data gets updated about 7:17am Pacific. It was updated … but it the previous days data.

 

July 28, 2014

Antarctic Sea Ice Extent July 28 2014 – 1,072,000 sq km Above Normal

July 28 2014 –  Antarctic Sea Ice Extent is 1,072,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean.

A drop today. But that isn’t unusual. 2013 (black line)  went up and down all the way to an all-time record.

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July 27, 2014

Antarctic Sea Ice Extent July 27 2014 – 1,214,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean

Antarctic Sea Ice Extent is 1,214,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean.

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July 26, 2014

Antarctic Sea Ice Extent July 26 2014 – 1,800,000 sq km Higher Than 1983

On Day 206 of 2014, Antarctic Sea Ice Extent is 1,128,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean.

It is also 1,800,000 sq km higher than the low for day 206 back in 1983.

Antarctic Sea Ice Extent for Day 206 From 1978 (infilled) annotated Antarctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_206_1981-2010

 

July 25, 2014

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

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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July 23, 2014

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

 

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