Brrr… Antarctica Sea Ice Reaches 30 Year Record by Extent and Volume

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Record sea ice was recorded on September 18, 2013. (Watts Up With That)

Don’t tell Al Gore…
Antarctica sea ice reached a 30 year record earlier this year in extent and volume.
Watts Up With That reported:

Never so much sea ice at Antarctica in the last 30 years

In light of global warming, it seems paradoxical that the sea ice cover of the Southern Ocean has covered a larger area in the past month than in the last decades. Only in the mid-70s was observed a similar expansion.

The means were 19.48 million in September 2013 square kilometers, an area once covered more than 50 times larger than Germany with sea ice. The absolute maximum of 19.65 million square kilometers was reached on 18 of September.

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