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June 23, 2014

Sea Ice Update June 23 2014 – Antarctic Climbing Even Higher – Global Still Above 1 SD

A quick update for sea ice extent for day 173 of 2014

  • Global Sea Ice Extent is 696,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean. That is ranked 4 for the day.
  • Antarctic Sea Ice Extent is 1,499,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean. That is ranked 1 for the day. That is the 106th daily record for 2014.
  • Arctic Sea Ice Extent is -803,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean. That is ranked 32 for the day.




1 Comment »

  1. MASIE results for Day 174

    NH ice has now melted down to 70% (30% loss from maximum).

    Some regions are ice-free, others are getting close:
    Bering Sea has 4% left
    Barents Sea 24%
    Baffin Bay 39%

    Others are closer to average:
    Greenland Sea 74%
    Laptev Sea 75%
    Chukchi Sea 78%

    Those with minimal melt:
    Central Arctic has 99% ice left
    East Siberian Sea 95%
    Kara Sea 92%
    Beaufort Sea 91%
    Canadian Archipelago 89%

    About 3 months of melt season to go.

    Comment by Ron C. — June 25, 2014 @ 5:47 AM | Reply

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