Update for the week to August 20th
The current 5 day trailing average is on 5,186,000km2 while the 1 day extent is at 5,022,000km2.
(All the following data is based on a trailing 5 day average)
The daily anomaly (compared to 81-10) is at -1,855,000km2, an increase from -1,723,000km2 last week. The anomaly compared to the 07, 11 and 12 average is at +212,000km2, a decrease from +229,000km2 last week. We're currently 3rd lowest on record, the same as last week.
The average daily change over the last 7 days was -72.5k/day, compared to the long term average of -53.0k/day, and the 07, 11 and 12 average of -70.1k/day.
The average long term change over the next week is -44.4k/day, with the 07, 11, and 12 average being -60.1k/day.
The extent loss so far this August is the 5th largest on record. To achieve the largest monthly loss, a drop of at least 99.1k/day is required (requiring ~103.1k/day with with single day values), while the smallest loss requires an increase of at least 40.2k/day (+67.4k/day with single day values) and an average loss requires a drop of 8.3k/day (increase of 8.1k/day with single day values).