Media hype fails as Antarctic sea ice nears mean & southern oceans are running well below normal temperature

By: - Climate DepotOctober 3, 2019 2:52 PM

A few weeks ago, during mid-winter, experts announced that rapidly growing Antarctic sea ice had “shrunk to record lows.”

Antarctic sea ice: Shrinks to record low levels, study says

Antarctic sea ice extent is right at the 1981-2010 mean.

Charctic Interactive Sea Ice Graph | Arctic Sea Ice News and Analysis

The southern oceans are running well below normal temperature.

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There is nothing in the least bit incredible and crazy going on.

Index of /DATASETS/NOAA/G02135/south/monthly/images/10_Oct/

During January, 1976 – there was almost no sea ice around Antarctica.

The National Geographic Archive | November 1976 | page 1