- Press Release
- Sep 28, 2022
Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecast 13 August 2020
Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecast
SDF Number 226 Issued at 2200Z on 13 Aug 2020
IA. Analysis of Solar Active Regions and Activity from 12/2100Z to 13/2100Z: Solar activity has been at very low levels for the past 24 hours. There are currently 1 numbered sunspot regions on the disk.
IB. Solar Activity Forecast: Solar activity is expected to be very low on days one, two, and three (14 Aug, 15 Aug, 16 Aug).
IIA. Geophysical Activity Summary 12/2100Z to 13/2100Z: The geomagnetic field has been at quiet levels for the past 24 hours. Solar wind speed reached a peak of 312 km/s at 12/2109Z. Electrons greater than 2 MeV at geosynchronous orbit reached a peak level of 740 pfu.
IIB. Geophysical Activity Forecast: The geomagnetic field is expected to be at quiet levels on days one, two, and three (14 Aug, 15 Aug, 16 Aug).
III. Event probabilities 14 Aug-16 Aug
Class M 01/01/01
Class X 01/01/01
IV. Penticton 10.7 cm Flux
Observed 13 Aug 072
Predicted 14 Aug-16 Aug 072/072/070
90 Day Mean 13 Aug 070
V. Geomagnetic A Indices
Observed Afr/Ap 12 Aug 003/004
Estimated Afr/Ap 13 Aug 003/004
Predicted Afr/Ap 14 Aug-16 Aug 006/005-005/005-005/005
VI. Geomagnetic Activity Probabilities 14 Aug-16 Aug
A. Middle Latitudes
Minor Storm 01/01/01
Major-severe storm 01/01/01
B. High Latitudes
Minor Storm 15/15/15
Major-severe storm 10/10/10