- Status Report
- Feb 7, 2023
Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecast 16 September 2020
Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Geophysical Activity Report and Forecast
SDF Number 260 Issued at 2200Z on 16 Sep 2020
IA. Analysis of Solar Active Regions and Activity from 15/2100Z to 16/2100Z: Solar activity has been at very low levels for the past 24 hours. There are currently 0 numbered sunspot regions on the disk.
IB. Solar Activity Forecast: Solar activity is expected to be very low on days one, two, and three (17 Sep, 18 Sep, 19 Sep).
IIA. Geophysical Activity Summary 15/2100Z to 16/2100Z: The geomagnetic field has been at quiet levels for the past 24 hours. Solar wind speed reached a peak of 381 km/s at 15/2143Z. Electrons greater than 2 MeV at geosynchronous orbit reached a peak level of 144 pfu.
IIB. Geophysical Activity Forecast: The geomagnetic field is expected to be at quiet levels on days one, two, and three (17 Sep, 18 Sep, 19 Sep).
III. Event probabilities 17 Sep-19 Sep
Class M 01/01/01
Class X 01/01/01
IV. Penticton 10.7 cm Flux
Observed 16 Sep 070
Predicted 17 Sep-19 Sep 070/070/070
90 Day Mean 16 Sep 070
V. Geomagnetic A Indices
Observed Afr/Ap 15 Sep 008/006
Estimated Afr/Ap 16 Sep 004/004
Predicted Afr/Ap 17 Sep-19 Sep 005/005-006/005-006/005
VI. Geomagnetic Activity Probabilities 17 Sep-19 Sep
A. Middle Latitudes
Minor Storm 05/01/01
Major-severe storm 01/01/01
B. High Latitudes
Minor Storm 20/15/15
Major-severe storm 20/10/05