Sea Ice Update April 28 2014 – Antarctic Sea Ice 50% higher than 1980! – Global Sea Ice 1.02 million sq km Above Normal
A quick update for sea ice extent for day 117 of 2014:
Global Sea Ice Extent is 1,027,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean.
Antarctic Sea Ice Extent is 1,461,000 sq km above the 1981-2010 mean. That is the 50th daily record of 2014. For day 117, 2014 Antarctic Sea Ice Extent is is 50% higher than 1980!
Arctic Sea Ice Extent is -434,000 sq km below the 1981-2010 mean.
NOAA Data here and here here. Graphs below. Click for bigger.