Tuesday, September 04, 2012

August Sea Ice Extent Numbers are Out

The NSIDC has put out their numbers for August sea ice extent and area. The Arctic SIE, of course, set a new low for the month, 14% below last August. The Antarctic gained 1.5% compared to a year ago.

Total SIE fell by 2.2% compared to a year earlier.

The Arctic SIE for the last 10 years is 7.3% below the previous 10 years. Antarctic is up 2.3%, and total SIE down 2.5%.

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