When you read forecasts about possible auroral chances, we speak often about the high, middle and low latitudes. But what does that mean?
There is no exact definition where that boundary lies but the high latitude is situated around the 60° magnetic latitude and higher; the middle latitudes between the 50° and 60° magnetic latitude and everything below the 50° magnetic latitude is considered to be in the category of low latitude. The image below will make this more clear for your region.
For example, this website is made in Belgium and Belgium is at the 51° geographic latitude and is considered to be in the lower middle latitudes. If I would travel to Paris (France) I would be on the low latitudes.
You can also compare it with the Kp-index. The middle latitudes need a Kp-index from 5 to 7 depending on where you are. If we take the example from above, than we can conclude that Belgium need a Kp-index of 7. Paris which is on the lower latitudes would need a Kp-index of 8. Locations on even lower latitudes need a Kp-index of 9.
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