Below you'll find the expected global geomagnetic conditions (Kp) and those for the middle and high latitudes (K-indices). These values indicate the expected geomagnetic activity for any given 3-hour period for the next three days. This is the fastest way to quickly find out what kind of geomagnetic conditions are to be expected over the next 3 days. The predictions are updated daily by the NOAA SWPC and do not necessarily reflect the predictions made by the SpaceWeatherLive team.
|The day after tomorrow||6||5||4||4||4||5||4||5|
|The day after tomorrow||4||5||5||6||6||6||4||3|
|The day after tomorrow||5||4||4||3||3||4||3||4|
This model predicts the solar wind speed and the interplanetary magnetic field (IMF) polarity at Earth, two important parameters in predicting geomagnetic activity. The three predictions (red, green and blue dots) are based on data of Wilcox (WSO), Mount Wilson Observatory (MWO) and SOLIS (NSO) solar observatories.
Comparision of solar wind speed data (solid black line) with Wang-Sheely-Arge model predictions (colored dots) of the solar wind speed for the upcoming three days. Click on the image for a view on the last three rotations.
Comparision of IMF polarity data (solid black line) with Wang-Sheely-Arge model predictions (colored dots) of the IMF polarity for the upcoming three days. Click on the image for a view on the last three rotations.
|Predicted Kp max||4|
|M-class solar flare||5%|
|X-class solar flare||1%|
|B4.1 B3.6 C1.0 B4.3 B2.5 B6.7|
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|Last geomagnetic storm:||2016/09/25||Kp5 (G1)|
|Number of spotless days in 2016:||21|
|Last spotless day:||2016/08/04|