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March 20, 2013

Arctic Sea Ice Extent Only 1.4% Lower Than 1981-2010 Mean

Filed under: Arctic Sea Ice — sunshinehours1 @ 9:02 AM
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Did you know that the Arctic Sea Ice Extent is only 1.4% lower than the 1981 – 2010 mean?

NSIDC data says that on March 19 (day 78) Arctic Sea Ice Extent was 15.09 million sq km. The mean for 1981-2010 for day 78 is 15.30 million sq km.

Wow. Only 1.4% below normal. Has that made the news?



Arctic Data from here.


  1. Are you on Twitter? Really appreciate your work.

    Comment by George Todd — March 20, 2013 @ 10:40 AM | Reply

  2. Who will protect the polar bears from not being able to find water (or a camera crew)

    Comment by FryeDaddyTN (@FryeDaddyTN) — April 2, 2013 @ 2:56 PM | Reply

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