Kp-index

Probability forecast
Today Active Minor Severe
High latitude 15% 30% 40%
Middle latitude 30% 10% 1%
Kp-index forecast
Predicted maximum
Today Kp4
Tomorrow Kp4
The day after tomorrow Kp3

Auroral oval

Aurora map
Hemispheric Power
Northern hemisphere 19 GW
Southern hemisphere 17 GW

Real Time Solar Wind

With the current speed, it will take the solar wind 87 minutes to propagate from DSCOVR to Earth.

Solar wind

Speed: 288.3 km/sec
Density: 5.4 p/cm3

Interplanetary Magnetic Field

Bt: 4.92 nT
Bz: 3 nT (North)

Disturbance Storm Time index

Moon phase


Waxing Crescent

Sunspot regions

Solar Dynamics Observatory HMI Continuum
Sunspot number12
New regions1
10.7cm Solar Radio Flux70 1
Sunspot regions
RegionNumber of
sunspots
Class
Magn.
Class
Spot
27102CRO
Regions due to return
Region Lat.
None
H-alpha plages without spots
Region Location
None

Solar flares

SDO AIA 131
M-class solar flare 1%
X-class solar flare 1%
Solar activity past two hours
Current value
A2.77
2h max
A5.16
24h max
B2.81
Events on the Sun today
Region Start Maximum End
None
Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes

Latest news

Support SpaceWeatherLive.com!

A lot of people come to SpaceWeatherLive to follow the Sun's activity or if there is aurora to be seen, but with more traffic comes higher server costs. Consider a donation if you enjoy SpaceWeatherLive so we can keep the website online!

59%

Latest alerts

Get instant alerts!

Space weather facts

Last X-flare:2017/09/10X8.2
Last M-flare:2017/10/20M1.0
Last geomagnetic storm:2018/05/06Kp6 (G2)
Number of spotless days in 2018:78
Last spotless day:2018/05/20

This day in history*

Solar flares
12013M5.0
22014C6.4
32000C6.3
42000C5.1
52002C5.0
ApG
1200326G1
2201219
3200713
4201310
520179
*since 1994

Social networks