The Sea Ice Extent Archive

Displays Sea Ice Extent in tables for the Arctic and Antarctic from 1979 to date
My thanks go to the folks at Kaggle for the csv files with the Sea Ice Extent data and the folks at National Snow and Ice data Center for the images of 1979. I update my images on the 1st April and 1st October each year.

Click for the Arctic and Antarctic Tables

Below the Chart are images comparing the Max and Min Sea Ice Concentration for the Arctic in 1979 and 2020. Unfortunately my backup of data from 2005 to 2017 has been corrupted on a DVD, so I have downloaded the earliest Arctic data I could get from the National Snow and Ice data Center.

Arctic Max/Min Data

Arctic Sea Ice Extent Chart

Arctic Maximum Extent for 1979 and Latest
Arctic Maximum Sea Ice 2010Arctic Maximum Sea Ice - Latest
Arctic Minimum Extent for 1979 and Latest
Arctic Minimum Sea Ice 2010Arctic Minimum Sea Ice - Latest

Antarctic Max/Min Data

Antarctic Sea Ice Extent Chart

Antarctic Maximum Extent for 2010 and Latest
Antarctic Maximum Sea Ice 2010Antarctic Minimum Sea Ice - Latest
Antarctic Minimum Extent for 2010 and Latest
Antarctic Minimum Sea Ice - 2010Antarctic Minimum Sea Ice - Latest

Arctic Max/Min Sea Ice Extent Table

YearMaxMax DateMinMin Date
197916.6351979-03-016.8951979-09-21
198016.3021980-03-057.5331980-09-05
198115.8011981-03-146.9021981-09-10
198216.3251982-02-277.161982-09-13
198316.4121983-03-147.2041983-09-08
198415.8091984-03-186.3961984-09-16
198516.1631985-03-176.4861985-09-09
198616.1581986-03-107.1221986-09-06
198716.2931987-02-216.891987-09-02
198816.3091988-03-107.0481988-09-11
198915.7661989-03-066.8881989-09-22
199016.2491990-03-126.0111990-09-21
199115.6471991-02-256.2591991-09-16
199215.5761992-03-127.1591992-09-07
199316.0481993-03-136.1611993-09-13
199415.771994-02-216.9341994-09-05
199515.3841995-03-316.0121995-09-04
199615.4841996-02-217.1471996-09-10
199715.6841997-03-206.6021997-09-03
199816.071998-02-256.2931998-09-17
199915.6271999-03-305.6761999-09-12
200015.4982000-03-035.9432000-09-11
200115.7422001-03-046.5672001-09-19
200215.6242002-03-095.6252002-09-18
200315.6292003-03-205.9692003-09-17
200415.32004-03-105.772004-09-18
200514.9932005-03-095.3142005-09-20
200614.7772006-03-115.7462006-09-14
200714.8422007-03-104.1472007-09-14
200815.3542008-02-274.5482008-09-18
200915.1952009-03-025.0472009-09-12
201015.3512010-03-314.592010-09-19
201114.7042011-03-074.3332011-09-08
201215.3072012-03-183.342012-09-16
201315.1962013-03-145.042013-09-13
201415.0072014-03-204.9882014-09-16
201514.5542015-02-224.3872015-09-08
201614.5662016-03-224.1452016-09-07
201714.4492017-03-054.6352017-09-13
201814.4992018-03-144.632018-09-21
201914.8832019-03-114.12019-09-17
202015.1552020-03-04

Antactic Max/Min Sea Ice Extent Table

YearMaxMax DateMinMin Date
197918.3611979-09-132.9111979-02-17
198019.0921980-09-232.5211980-02-26
198118.8561981-09-182.6941981-02-20
198218.551982-09-032.891982-02-23
198318.8111983-09-202.8431983-02-24
198418.371984-09-222.3821984-02-27
198518.9311985-09-112.6021985-02-19
198618.0271986-09-182.9531986-03-06
198718.5241987-09-153.011987-02-21
198818.7851988-10-032.6391988-02-24
198918.2741989-09-232.7231989-02-20
199018.3791990-09-302.7841990-02-22
199118.6711991-09-302.5541991-02-27
199218.4671992-09-112.4921992-02-23
199318.711993-09-202.2811993-02-19
199418.8271994-08-313.0831994-02-12
199518.7621995-09-263.331995-02-24
199618.8311996-09-232.5971996-02-25
199718.7921997-09-222.2641997-02-27
199819.2441998-09-152.7721998-02-25
199918.9811999-09-302.7071999-02-20
200019.1592000-09-282.5822000-02-18
200118.4942001-09-283.4412001-02-19
200218.1162002-09-092.6972002-02-20
200318.682003-09-253.6262003-02-17
200419.1242004-09-083.2592004-02-20
200519.2952005-09-292.8042005-02-18
200619.362006-09-212.4872006-02-20
200719.0862007-09-292.7232007-02-19
200818.2982008-09-033.6922008-02-20
200919.2992009-09-242.6712009-02-22
201018.9982010-09-062.8422010-02-16
201118.9542011-09-232.3192011-02-22
201219.4782012-09-223.1112012-02-23
201319.6082013-10-013.6792013-02-19
201420.2012014-09-203.5482014-02-21
201518.9122015-10-023.5442015-02-18
201618.5812016-08-292.6162016-02-17
201718.1452017-10-092.082017-03-01
201818.3152018-09-302.22018-02-18
201918.4622019-09-302.4442019-02-28
20204.7622020-01-12
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