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Current Activity

Current global geomagnetic activity is low (Kp index of 1).
Geomagnetic activity is represented with the Kp index, which ranges from 0 to 9. Higher Kp values are a good indication of increased auroral activity

Local Forecast

Enter the name of a nearby city or town to see your local aurora forecast.

Local forecasts include cloud conditions, sunrise time, sunset time, and moon illumniation to help you find the best time to see the aurora borealis.

Aurora Activity Graph

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The graph above is based on UTC time.
  • The highest auroral activity expected in the next 3 days will occur on May 24, 2024, 3:00 AM (Timezone: UTC) with a Kp index of 3 (medium)
  • There are no geomagnetic storms expected within the next 3 days