39th Daily Record of Year for Antarctic Sea Ice Extent


By: - Climate DepotSeptember 5, 2013 11:54 PM

39th Daily Record of Year for Antarctic Sea Ice Extent

http://sunshinehours.wordpress.com/2013/09/05/39th-daily-record-of-year-for-antarctic-sea-ice-extent/

September 34 (Day 247) saw the 39th Daily Record of the Year for Antarctic Sea Ice Extent.
Antarctic Sea Ice Extent is 19.16 million sq km.
If you add up the number of daily records, 2013 is a distant 3rd behind 2008 and 2010. However, if you also add in 2nd place finishes, 2013 slightly edges out 2010. And 118 days remain in the year.

Year
Firsts
Seconds
Top 2

2008
125
49
174

2013
39
109
148

2010
107
39
146

2006
20
28
48

2009
8
33
41

2012
27
11
38

2007
21
2
23

1998
4
16
20

2005
3
15
18

1979
2
12
14

2004
5
4
9

2000
4
3
7

1980
1
3
4

Click graph for bigger. Data is here.