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A quick update for sea ice extent:

  • Global Sea Ice is 93,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean.  That is 0.5% below “normal”
  • Antarctic Sea Ice is  706,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean. That is 25% above “normal”.  Antarctic Sea Ice Extent actually rose 38,000 sq km from day 46 to day 47. Minimum could be near.
  • Arctic Sea Ice is 799,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean.  That is 5.25% below “normal”.

Graphs below. Click for bigger.

Global_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_47_1981-2010Antarctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_47_1981-2010Arctic_Sea_Ice_Extent_Zoomed_2014_Day_47_1981-2010

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