Here is the latest global sea ice extent, from the Arctic Sea Ice Blog:
Yes, Arctic SIE has been acting strangely, but Antarctic SIE has fallen very far:
I've read, on Twitter I think, someone speculate that changes in Arctic SIE looks like a signal, but the changes in Antarctic SIE looks like noise.
Or maybe this is what a tipping point looks like. (But someone told me several months ago that he thought the Arctic had already passed a tipping point.)