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Aurora Forecast

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

Tonight

Monday, April 21

MODERATE

Activity Level: 4.0/10
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, with peak activity 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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Activity Charts

CALM 2.5

MODERATE 3.5
MODERATE 4.5
ACTIVE 5.0

Long-Range Forecast

Tuesday, April 22

MODERATE

Activity Level: 4.0/10
Early Aurora: 3.0/10
Overnight Aurora: 5.0/10
Peak Intensity: 5.5/10
Colour: Green

Wednesday, April 23

MODERATE

Activity Level: 4.0/10
Early Aurora: 3.5/10
Overnight Aurora: 5.0/10
Peak Intensity: 5.5/10
Colour: Green

Thursday, April 24

MODERATE

Activity Level: 3.0/10
Early Aurora: 2.5/10
Overnight Aurora: 4.0/10
Peak Intensity: 4.5/10
Colour: Green

Friday, April 25

MODERATE

Activity Level: 4.0/10
Early Aurora: 3.0/10
Overnight Aurora: 5.0/10
Peak Intensity: 5.5/10
Colour: Green
Astronomy North forecasts are updated daily before noon Mountain Time. This forecast of the geomagnetic conditions that cause auroras at 62° North latitude is developed 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