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April 17, 2014

Sea Ice Update April 17 2014 – Highest Global Sea Ice For This Day in 30 years – Over 1 Million Sq Km Above Normal

A quick update for sea ice extent:

  • Global Sea Ice Extent is 1,088,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean. That is ranked 3 for the day.
  • Antarctic Sea Ice Extent is 1,622,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean. That is ranked 1 for the day.
  • Arctic Sea Ice Extent is -534,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean. That is ranked 28 for the day.

Data here. Graphs below. Click for bigger.

Global_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_106_1981-2010

 

Global_Sea_Ice_Extent_2014_Day_106_1981-2010

April 16, 2014

Sea Ice Update April 16 2014 – Antarctic Sea Ice is 66% Higher Than It Was in 1980

The most recent sea ice extent data for Antarctica is from April 15th and that is day 105.

Antarctic Sea Ice Extent for day 105 is 8.34885 million sq km.

In 1980,  Antarctic Sea Ice Extent for day 105 was 5.02921 million sq km.

That is a 66% increase.

If “climate scientists” were actually interested in science, you might think they would mention it.

Antarctic Sea Ice Extent for Day 105 From 1980 Antarctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_2014_Day_105_1981-2010 Antarctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_105_1981-2010

 

 

 

 

April 15, 2014

Sea Ice Update April 15 2014 – Global Sea Ice 955,000 sq km Above Normal and Antarctica 1,451,000 sq km Above Normal

A quick update for sea ice extent:

  • Global Sea Ice Extent is 955,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean.
  • Antarctic Sea Ice Extent is 1,451,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean. That is the 37th daily record for 2014.
  • Arctic Sea Ice Extent is -497,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean. And just below the one standard deviation mark.

Data here. Graphs below. Click for bigger.

Global_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_104_1981-2010 Antarctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_104_1981-2010 Arctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_104_1981-2010

 

April 12, 2014

Sea Ice Update April 12 2014 – Global Sea Ice Over 1,158,000 sq km Above Normal! Antarctic Is Demolishing Old Records!

A quick update for sea ice extent:

  • Global Sea Ice Extent is 1,158,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean.
  • Antarctic Sea Ice Extent is 1,574,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean. That is 220,000 sq km above the old record, 6th daily record in a row and 34th daily record for 2014.
  • Arctic Sea Ice Extent is -417,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean and within one standard deviation of normal.

Data here. Graphs below. Click for bigger.

Global_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_101_1981-2010 Antarctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_101_1981-2010 Arctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_101_1981-2010

 

April 10, 2014

Sea Ice Update April 10 2014 – Global Sea Ice Over 1,000,000 sq km Above Normal!!!!

A quick update for sea ice extent:

  • Global Sea Ice Extent is 1,053,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean.
  • Antarctic Sea Ice Extent is 1,457,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean. That is ranked 1 for the day. And that is 32nd daily record for the year.
  • Arctic Sea Ice Extent is -405,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean. That is just inside the one standard deviation mark.

Data here. Graphs below. Click for bigger.

Global_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_99_1981-2010 Antarctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_99_1981-2010 Arctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_99_1981-2010

 

April 8, 2014

Sea Ice Update April 8 2014 – Global Sea Ice 959,000 Above The Mean and Antarctica Set Another Record

A quick update for sea ice extent:

  • Global Sea Ice Extent is 959,000 above the 1981-2010 mean. That is ranked 4th for the day. And that is 4.61% above ‘normal’.
  • Antarctic Sea Ice Extent is 1,403,000 above the 1981-2010 mean. That is ranked 1st for the day. And that is 23.74% above ‘normal’. 30th Daily Record for this year.
  • Arctic Sea Ice Extent is -444,000 below the 1981-2010 mean. That is -2.97% below ‘normal’.

Data here. Graphs below. Click for bigger.

Global_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_97_1981-2010 Antarctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_97_1981-2010 Arctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_97_1981-2010

 

April 5, 2014

Sea Ice Update April 5 2014 – Global Sea Ice 3rd Highest For The Day

A quick update for sea ice extent:

  • Global Sea Ice is 797,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean. That is the 3rd highest for the day! And above one standard deviation.
  • Antarctic Sea Ice is  1,298,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean.Highest for this day.
  • Arctic Sea Ice is 500,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean.  That is only 70,000 sq km outside the one standard deviation mark.

Data here. Graphs below. Click for bigger.

 

 

Global_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_94_1981-2010 Antarctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_94_1981-2010 Arctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_94_1981-2010

April 2, 2014

Sea Ice Update April 2 2014 – Antarctica Sets Another Record and Global Sea Ice Is 616,000 sq km Above Normal

A quick update for sea ice extent:

  • Global Sea Ice is 616,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean. That is 5th highest for the day.
  • Antarctic Sea Ice is  1,240,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean. That is highest for this day. 25th daily record for 2014.
  • Arctic Sea Ice is 620,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean.

Data here. Graphs below. Click for bigger.

 

 

Global_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_91_1981-2010 Antarctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_91_1981-2010 Arctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_91_1981-2010

March 29, 2014

Sea Ice Update March 29 2014 – Global Sea Ice Is 582,000 sq km Above Normal

A quick update for sea ice extent:

  • Global Sea Ice is 582,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean.
  • Antarctic Sea Ice is  1,162,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean. 2nd highest for this day and only 35,000 sq km short of the daily record. And still climbing fast enough to break the daily record in 1 or 2 days.
  • Arctic Sea Ice is 581,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean.

Data here. Graphs below. Click for bigger.

Global_Sea_Ice_Extent_2014_Day_87_1981-2010 Antarctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_2014_Day_87_1981-2010 Arctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_2014_Day_87_1981-2010

March 26, 2014

Sea Ice Update March 26 2014 – Antarctic Sea Ice Is 930,000 sq km Above Normal

A quick update for sea ice extent:

  • Global Sea Ice is 330,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean.
  • Antarctic Sea Ice is  931,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean. For two days in a row Antarctic Sea Ice has been 2nd highest for the that day.
  • Arctic Sea Ice is only 600,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean.  And Arctic Sea Ice Extent probably reached its maximum for 2014 on March 20. That would be the 5th lowest in the satellite era.

Data here. Graphs below. Click for bigger.

 

Global_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_84_1981-2010

Antarctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_84_1981-2010

Arctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_84_1981-2010

 

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