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.