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Aurora Forecast

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

Tonight

Wednesday, April 16

MODERATE

Activity Level: 4.5/10
Early Aurora: 3.5/10
Overnight Aurora: 5.5/10
Peak Intensity: 5.0/10
Colour: Green
NOTE: Geomagnetic field
conditions will be
quiet with
unsettled periods overnight.
Peak activity is expected in
the hours before and after
local midnight. To watch
the Northern Lights above
Yellowknife in real time,
check out AuroraMAX Live.
Real Time Information

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Status
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Other Data
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Activity Charts

CALM 2.5

MODERATE 3.5
MODERATE 4.5
ACTIVE 5.0

Long-Range Forecast

Thursday, April 17

MODERATE

Activity Level: 4.5/10
Early Aurora: 4.0/10
Overnight Aurora: 5.0/10
Peak Intensity: 5.5/10
Colour: Green

Friday, April 18

MODERATE

Activity Level: 4.0/10
Early Aurora: 3.5/10
Overnight Aurora: 5.0/10
Peak Intensity: 5.0/10
Colour: Green

Saturday, April 19

MODERATE

Activity Level: 3.0/10
Early Aurora: 2.5/10
Overnight Aurora: 4.5/10
Peak Intensity: 4.5/10
Colour: Green

Sunday, April 20

CALM

Activity Level: 2.5/10
Early Aurora: 2.0/10
Overnight Aurora: 3.5/10
Peak Intensity: 4.0/10
Colour: Green
Astronomy North forecasts are updated daily before noon Mountain Time. This forecast targets the geomagnetic conditions that cause auroras at 62° North latitude using spaceweather data provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Forecasts are adjusted as solar and magnetic field conditions change. This forecast also serves communities between 60º and 64º North latitude. Activity Level: The anticipated level of auroral activity above northern latitudes from dusk until dawn. Levels are categorized as: Calm (0.0-2.5), Moderate (3.0-4.5), Active (5.0-6.5), and Active Storm (6.5-10.0). Peak Intensity: Refers to anticipated brightness and motion during peak activity. Other Forecasts: NOAA / Canada / Yukon / Edmonton / Alaska
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