Sea Ice Update February 17 2014 – Antarctic Sea Ice Extent Still 25% above normal


By: - Climate DepotFebruary 17, 2014 12:35 PM

Sea Ice Update February 17 2014 – Antarctic Sea Ice Extent Still 25% above normal

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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.

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